Rostered Ministers Personal Sabbath Mini-Grants
In order to support the Metro D.C. Synod’s goal of equipping healthy leaders to faithfully follow the commandment of keeping sabbath, the New & Renewing Missions Table is offering mini-grants for up to $500* to be used for sabbath time away to all rostered ministers in the Metro D.C. Synod.
Rostered Ministers can apply below and are encouraged to take time off and away, ideally on a Sunday or other primary workdays.
*Initial grant allotment of $5,000 for 10 or more mini-grants, to be re-evaluated if necessary.
What costs are covered by the mini-grant?
The grant supports paying for:
- another leader to serve in your absence – list of local supply preachers can be viewed here.
- costs to go somewhere different than your usual home/church/location
- travel or retreat materials (art supplies, fancy snacks, what is Sabbath for you?)
How to Apply
This mini-grant, has a mini-application process. Keep it simple. Please submit the basic details and a short paragraph describing what your retreat plans will be. There is an example provided as well. Click the link below to apply.