The duties and responsibilities of the Funds Administration Committee of Shenandoah Presbytery include reviewing the available funds managed by the Corporation, and with the Budget and Finance Committee, offer advice on how and where these funds are distributed.
Lyle Moffett Grant Fund – Grant Information
The Lyle M. Moffett Grant Fund Committee is a Sub Committee of the Funds Administration Committee. The purpose of the Moffett Grant Fund is to “empower congregations to be centers for mission through the task of diakonia: sending servant leaders to minister to the pain of a hurting world.”
Applications will receive consideration based on the following priorities:
- Small churches
- Ministries which use lay leadership
- Ministries which enhance the mission and the understanding of mission in the local congregation
- Mission Communities
- Other congregations within the presbytery
Four-Cents-A-Meal Hunger Funds – Click here for Hunger Funds Allocation
The Funds Administration Committee is responsible to “report and/or report policies about the use of 4 cents-a-meal ” offerings. It meets quarterly to recommend to the Presbytery Council about the distribution of the hunger funds donated by the churches. It is also to “announce decisions about the offerings through the Presbytery communication process.”
Funds Administration has set guidelines for the distribution of hunger funds. The churches are to retain up to 25% of hunger funds collected for use as they wish. The balance of funds are then sent to presbytery for allocation according to guidelines set out by the presbytery as follows:
- International Hunger Relief Programs: 65%
- National/Local Hunger Relief Programs: 28%
- Advocacy for the Hungry Programs: 7%
The Hunger Program of Shenandoah Presbytery works in concert with the Presbyterian Hunger Program PC(USA).