Although ELM is not currently awarding grants, below are some of the past Ministry Grant recipients:

2013 Ministry Grant Recipients 

MISSION START: Spirit of Hope, Detroit, MI: Rev. Matthew Bode: $5,000

COUPLES ENRICHMENT: Abiding Savior Lutheran Church, Fairview, NC: Rev. David Eck: $2,000

YOUTH MINISTRY: Open Doors, Sparks, NV: Rev. Paul Gibson: $2,000

YOUTH MINISTRY: East Bay Lutheran Youth Program, Oakland: Rev. Craig Minich; $1,000

ENVIRONMENTAL MINISTRY: EcoFaith Recovery, Portland, OR: Rev. Robyn Hartwig: $4,500

PARISH MINISTRY: Grace Lutheran Church, Houston, TX: Rev. Lura Groen: $2,500

POVERTY & HOMELESSNESS MINISTRY: Welcome: Rev. Megan Rohrer: $1,000

There is a growing need for supporting interns & the congregations they serve. Thanks to your investment in these leaders, we are able to provide internship grants for the 2013-2014 year for the following individuals:

Rachel KnokeRachel Knoke, Lutheran Church of Christ the King, Tacoma, WA:

This grant provides support for Rachel’s internship at Lutheran Church of Christ the King.  Rachel is a student at Luther Seminary, because of this grant Rachel will be able to receive a modest stipend during the year. This is a new internship site and Pastor Mohr will be the internship supervisor.

Carolina Glauster, Lutheran Church of the Cross, Victoria, BC, Canada:

Carolina GThis grant provides support for Carolina’s internship at Lutheran Church of the Cross.  Carolina is a student at the University of Chicago Divinity School, an affiliate student at Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. Carolina also serves as a Communications representative on the Proclaim team.  She and her partner Emily are looking forward to the big move from Chicago back to Carolina’s home country of Canada this summer. This grant supports the additional cost of having an intern from the United States.  Pastor Lyle McKenzie will be the internship supervisor.

Rachel AndersonRachel Anderson, Lord of Mercy Lutheran Church, Sparks, NV:

This grant provides support for Rachel’s internship at Lord of Mercy Lutheran Church.  This is the 2nd Proclaim intern that has served the congregation.  Rachel is a student at Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia and originally from Newington, Connecticut. The internship supervisor is Pastor Mary Lou Petitjean.

2012 Grants

2011 Grants