UTO awards $1.2 million in grants for Episcopal, Anglican mission and ministry

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The United Thank Offering of the Episcopal Church awarded 34 grants for a total of $1,214,447.51 for the mission and ministry of the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion. The grant recipients were approved by the Executive Council, meeting June 9 – June 11 in San Juan, […]

United Thank Offering awards 2017 young adult, seminarian grants

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The 2017 United Thank Offering grants for seven seminarians and four young adults were approved by Executive Council at its February meeting. The focus of the grants is The Jesus Movement. The United Thank Offering is a ministry to promote thankfulness and mission in the whole Church. Known worldwide as […]

Navajo mission finds fertile ground for water conservation project

‘Protecting the Precious’ is latest farm-based project in Navajoland

[Episcopal News Service] Arizona may sound like the last place you’d find a dynamic agricultural enterprise, but the work underway in the Navajoland Area Mission is gathering the seeds of history, culture, tradition, environmental stewardship and spirituality to cultivate a local ministry with sky’s-the-limit potential for a small Episcopal congregation here. Gardening has been alive […]

2016 United Thank Offering grant applications now accepted

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Applications are now accepted for the 2016 United Thank Offering grants.  The application forms are available here. The focus for the 2016 United Thank Offering grants is Mark Five of the Anglican Marks of Mission: To strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew […]

United Thank Offering offers special awards: added amount for young adults; new grants for seminarians

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Applications are now accepted for the 2016 United Thank Offering grants: 10 grants of  $2500 for young adults (ages 21-30); and 10 grants of $2500 to seminarians (no age limit). “The United Thank Offering Board is broadening the scope of granting to reach out to groups of people […]

Little United Thank Offering’s blue boxes fund big dreams

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] The United Thank Offering’s little blue offering boxes are everywhere throughout the Salt Palace Convention Center – some 20,000 of them distributed so far, according to UTO Missioner Heather Melton – and every penny collected during the General Convention will go to support innovative young adult ministries. It’s […]

Kayla Massey receives first UTO/YASC Internship

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Bishop Stacy Sauls, Chief Operating Officer of The Episcopal Church, has announced that Kayla Massey of the Diocese of Upper South Carolina has been named the first Julia Chester Emery United Thank Offering/Young Adult Service Corps intern. Massey currently serves as a Young Adult Service Corps (YASC) […]

United Thank Offering experiences record year of generosity

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society is pleased to announce that the United Thank Offering has experienced a record year of generosity, marking a 2.14% increase for 2014-2015 over the previous year. The United Thank Offering is a ministry to promote thankfulness and mission in the whole […]

La Ofrenda Unida de Acción de Gracias ofrece especiales becas de aniversario a jóvenes adultos

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] En honor de su 125 aniversario, la Ofrenda Unida de Acción de Gracias ha creado una beca especial de  1.250 dólares para los jóvenes adultos (edades de 21 a 30) para proporcionar fondos de puesta en marcha de un nuevo proyecto que se centre en cualquiera de las […]

United Thank Offering offers special anniversary grants for young adults

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] In honor of its 125th anniversary, the United Thank Offering has created a special $1,250 grant for young adults (ages 21-30) to provide start-up funds for a new project that focuses on any of the Five Marks of Mission.One grant will be awarded in each of the […]