Grant Details and Application Criteria
This grant is offered by the Indiana Conference of The United Methodist Church to its churches for the purpose of assisting them in establishing a new worship service in order to reach and disciple a new population group. The maximum amount for this grant is $5,000, depending upon the project’s needs. The local church must match dollar for dollar the amount granted. The grant may be used for any aspect of starting the new worship experience, including the purchase of equipment, renovations, and staff. Each church can receive only one of these grants for each project. The grant is non-renewable.
Please note that in order to apply for this grant, applicant churches must first have their key leaders trained by Church Development staff in launching a new worship service. If you have questions about whether your project qualifies for this grant, or to schedule the New Worship Workshop, please contact the Church Development staff person assigned to your district.