Trust130 Grant is concrete help for church
Fundraising is an ever-present concern for vicars and church treasurers – so Ecclesiastical Insurance’s Trust130 scheme has come as a major boost to St Mary’s Church in Suffolk.
Good luck to anyone taking a sabbatical in 2021. Ecclesiastical’s Ministry Bursary Awards for sabbaticals taking place in 2022 are now open until 30 September 2021.
Since being established in 1987, the Ecclesiastical Ministry Bursary Awards have helped hundreds of ministers to finance their extended study leave.
Over 1,100 members of the clergy have now received awards for a wide range of extended leave projects and plans supporting their ministerial development.
Applications for 2022 sabbaticals are now open until 30 September 2021. Judging of the applications will take place in November 2021 and awards will be made during December 2021.
Entries for an award must fulfil the following criteria:
Judging of the 2022 entries will take place during November and awards will be made in December 2021.
The amount given for individual awards will be judged on the following criteria:
1 Assistants are classified as Assistant Curates, Deacons and Licensed Lay Workers including Church Army Evangelists engaged in the parochial ministry. Source: GS Misc 1243 published by the Archbishops’ Council 2019.
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