Peace with Justice Grants

Grant and Award Applications now being accepted for 2020. Scroll down for forms, links, and more information!

Peace with Justice Sunday

Peace with Justice Sunday is an opportunity to celebrate and recognize the efforts made by United Methodists to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, welcome the stranger, and love their neighbor. What we say matters, and sharing the gospel with our voices helps us share the witness of our faith. Yet words alone cannot build a peaceable kingdom. Christ said ‘feed the hungry,’ not ‘talk to the hungry about food!’

Peace with Justice is about doing the things we talk about. To live our faith through acts of mercy, kindness, and mission, globally and here at home, we ask United Methodists around the world to help. Your financial contribution helps us meet the need for justice. Your gift helps us purchase the tools and equip people for ministry. Your help means we can train up leaders to uplift our world.

Peace with Justice Sunday is June 7th, 2020. Learn about the impact you can have (LINK) by lending your effort and making a gift to this important effort.

To learn more about Peace with Justice efforts locally, contact the Peace with Justice Coordinator for our Conference.

Peace With Justice Grants, 2020

Peace with Justice Grants are awarded every year to groups who are doing the work of peace and justice both locally and globally. The standard award is for $1,000, but there may be occasional opportunities for more to be provided.

Funds may be awarded to other groups and organizations for furthering the work they do for the cause of peace and justice in local communities and the world. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to:

  • Faith-related or faith-founded non-profit agencies
  • United Methodist individuals, congregations, and communities
  • Non-faith-based agencies working for social justice that have connections or partnerships with United Methodist individuals, congregations, and communities.

Complete and submit your application by March 30, 2020, for preferred consideration. All applications must be received by May 30, 2020, for any consideration. For additional information, contact Rev. David Wright at dpwright253@gmail.com.

Peace With Justice Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award

The MLK Award is a chance to honor an individual — who is a member of or regular participant in a UM Congregation in the PNW Annual Conference, or a clergy member of the PNW Conference — whose work embodies the legacy and commitment of Dr. King to the long arc of social justice.

The recipient will be able to designate a non-profit that will receive a modest grant in the recipient’s honor.

Complete and submit your application by April 30th for consideration. For additional information, contact Rev. David Wright at dpwright253@gmail.com.

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