From CANADIAN UNITARIAN COUNCIL ENEWS | JUNE 2018
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Sharing Our Faith grants for growth and outreach initiatives are awarded annually to congregations which apply and meet the criteria. Funds are gathered by congregations holding Sharing Our Faith Sunday services, and from the Percy Simpson Bailey fund administered by the First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto.
Four congregations received grants in 2018:
- Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Durham ON: $4,500 towards part-time consulting ministry, and to grow family interactions and attract new families through enhanced programming
- Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Kamloops BC: $4,500 to rent a permanent space for more visibility and outreach
- Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship BC: $4,116 for support staff to increase the congregation’s capacity for outreach and communication through quality engagement with children, youth and their families
- Salt Spring Island Unitarian Fellowship BC: $4,580 towards developing a children’s religious exploration program; there are currently no other faith- based children’ s programs on the island