Synod Grants

Mission Travel Grant

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A short-term mission trip is an exciting, engaging experience in which faith is put into action by partnering with brothers and sisters from different cultures and life experiences. For us, such travel represents a special kind of peacemaking experience, one that can influence a participant for life! In order to assist as many groups as possible, and to ensure consistency of awards, the following guidelines have been developed for Mission Travel Grants.


Partnership Grant

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A partnership is a group of people from different congregations, presbyteries or organizations, responding to Jesus’ call. They are passionate about a common interest or concern and they connect with one another to live out that call in ongoing ways. This grant is available for developing, connecting and nurturing a partnership.


Innovation Grant

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We live in a time of great change, both in church and culture. It is a time rich with opportunity to reach people for Jesus Christ and it is critical that we build the church's capacity to respond faithfully, without the fear of failure. Congregations, presbyteries and faith-based organizations are encouraged to dream and explore new and innovative possibilities for ministry and mission.


Peacemaking Grant

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The theology of peacemaking, as defined by the Presbyterian Mission Agency Peacemaking Program, informs us that this emphasis is central to our faith,holistic in nature and connected with justice. This grant views peacemaking activities as those which...


Student Study Grant

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The Synod of the Trinity's Undergraduate and Graduate scholarship funding is a response to our Reformed tradition's commitment to education and to its theology of vocation. Briefly stated, our tradition values knowledge of self, others and the world as integral to gaining knowledge of God. These action/reflection grants are intended to reflect this theological understanding of education and discovery.


New Worshipping Communities Grant

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We live in a time of great change, both in church and culture. It is a time rich with opportunity to reach people for Jesus Christ and it is critical that we build the church's capacity to respond faithfully, without the fear of failure. Congregations, presbyteries and faith-based organizations are encouraged to dream and explore new and innovative possibilities for ministry and mission.