June 15, 2022—Application Period Begins
June 30, 2022—Application Submission Deadline
July 15, 2022—Selection Begins
September 21, 2022—Award Presented Pastors and Educators Conference
On February 19, 2021, Dr. Greg Walton, President of the Florida-Georgia District of the Lutheran Church Missouri—synod convened a task force of clergy, church workers, and laity of diverse backgrounds and experiences to explore ways that congregations in the district might minister to ethnic groups yet unreached in their communities.
The Multicultural Award recognizes Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) Florida-Georgia (FLGA) District congregations that demonstrate a multicultural approach to mission and ministry in the following aspects of inreach and outreach:
The winner will receive a trophy, a $500 cash prize, mention in district-wide publications, and distinction as a model, inspiration, and resource to other congregations aspiring to be multicultural ministries.