Local Church Awarded Equipping The Local Church Grant

Storm Lake’s United Methodist Church is the recipient of a ten-thousand dollar “Equipping the Local Church Grant” from The Foundation for Evangelism.

Storm Lake United Methodist Church was one of 31 grant proposals chosen for the 2022 inaugural grant cycle out of over 100 applicants. A total of 230-thousand dollars in grant funding was awarded to small and medium-sized churches or multiple churches working together.

The purpose of UMC’s grant proposal was to reach out to South Sudanese youth to develop a healthy relationship between youngsters and their parents. The church will be working on the effort in conjunction with The Bridge of Storm Lake.

The “Equipping the Local Church Grant” has categories of five-thousand, 75-hundred, and ten-thousand dollars. Selected applicants must show how the grant can launch an experiment or initiative to share the gospel and tell faith stories.