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MULTICULTURAL YOUTH CONFERENCE
June 29 thru July 3, 2015

 

 

Mission TO the USA

 
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Our Mission Statement
We, the Synod of the Covenant,
in partnership with
our presbyteries, congregations, the General Assembly
and other faith communions,
are called and sent by God
to be a living, active and inclusive witness
to the love of Christ.


2015 SYNOD STUDY

 

2015 Manual of Operations

 

THANK YOU

FOR SERVING, SUPPORTING, AND FUNDING

THE MISSION OF THE CHURCH IN 2014

On behalf of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the Synod of the Covenant, on behalf of ALL of US, please allow me to express sincere thanks to OUR church in Michigan and Ohio. TOGETHER we served the mission entrusted to the Synod and made a big difference in the lives of many in our communities and neighborhoods. Attached with this letter please find highlights of the “2014 Annual Report” and mission dreams “Serving Our Neighbors Together in 2015”.

The church thanks our synod commissioners, 2 adult and 1 young adult commissioner (ages 18-25), representing our 11 presbyteries, and 700+ congregations. We celebrate that for the first time in the history of the Synod and the denominations, Young Adult Commissioners have equal voice and vote.

The church thanks our Presbytery Moderators who accepted the invitation and attended the August Assembly in the spirit of unity and partnership. In addition, we thank the General/Executive Presbyters for their feedback and support to the synod and the church at large.

The church thanks our membership and friends and numerous staff, including synod, presbytery, and congregation staff who served and helped facilitate the mission in this region.

We, the church, are grateful for all the contributions made by our membership in mission and per-capita giving, and various contributions. We thank those who also contributed time and efforts and helped administer mission programs and events.

The whole church depends on your love, partnership, and giving. Our communities depend on the health of our discipleship and fellowship. TOGETHER we thank God for the call to serve and seek God’s blessing and guidance for another year to serve better and love more faithfully.

GRACE & GRATITUDE,

 

Raafat Zaki
Synod Executive
Synod of the Covenant

Mission: “Called and sent by God to be a living, active, and inclusive witness to the love of Christ.”

2014 Annual Report

 

2014 NEW COVENANT GRANT RECIPIENTS

The Synod of the Covenant has awarded $45,000 to 8 ministries in 2014 as part of its New Covenant grant program. New Covenant grants are funded from shared mission dollars received from presbyteries, who receive the money from congregations. 

The program was designed to encourage new, emerging or revitalized ministries within the bounds of the synod. Projects were required to fit within one of the three synod mission priorities: congregational transformation and development; multicultural, racial ethnic and justice ministries or ministries in higher education.

Presbytery of Detroit
Barnabas Mentoring Program Revitalized
$10,000
The Expansive Table: Ministry in the 'Grace Margin'
$4,800

Presbytery of Lake Huron
Family Promise of Genesee County
$5,530

Presbytery of Lake Michigan
Bethany Presbyterian Church-GKAMA Community Garden
$675

Presbytery of Mackinac
Presbytery Point Camp Peacemaking
$6247.50

Presbytery of Muskingum Valley
Arts Worship Community
$1,500

Presbytery of the Scioto Valley
Rainbow for Health Expansion
$6,247.50
Sonja's Place
$10,000

 

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