Thank you for your interest in our new Multicultural Church Award. This page is intended to help you begin developing your application responses. Be prepared to describe your church and its congregation in ways that will help our award committee understand your ministry. Although the idea of a contest sounds competitive, the true purpose of this award is that we would all succeed in reaching our neighbors for Christ. By receiving applications, we hope to gather ministry profiles and develop a cache of resources (written, audio-visual, and human) for all of our churches to use in engaging the various cultures of our communities. Your submission will help us bolster the foundation of this mission as we build our congregations together.
Candidates for the 2022 Multicultural Church Award will need to be prepared to describe their church and its ministry context.
Help us understand the context of your church, your congregation, and your ministries.
• Church name and address
• Primary representative of the church or contact
• Staff (ordained, commissioned, lay and volunteer)
• Congregational statistics
• Organizational structure (a flow chart of staff positions, ministries, boards, committees and task groups involved)
• List of all the congregation’s ministries
Your application will discuss inreach, outreach, and organizational efforts from the launch date of the initiative being described up to June 30, 2022, in the following four areas:
Directions will be posted on the submissions page of this website on how to upload forms, documents and videos when you are ready to submit.
If your church is chosen as one of the three finalists for the award, be prepared to have the following: