UTO Young Adult & Seminarian Grants Awarded for 2019

At its February 2019 meeting, the Executive Council of The Episcopal Church approved United Thank Offering (UTO) grants for five young adults and one seminarian. The focus of the 2019 United Thank Offering Young Adult and Seminarian (YAS!) grants is The Baptismal Covenant.one of the Young Adult grant winners, Courtney Watson, Cindy Watson’s daughter-in-law, from the Diocese of Upper South Carolina!

One of the Young Adult recipients was Courtney Watson and the Textile Village Servant Corps from our diocese! Courtney will receive a grant of $4,000, which will support the creation of the Textile Village Servant Corps, which is a service-based intentional community in Greenville, for 21- to 29-year-olds looking for a year of personal discernment, community immersion, and spiritual formation.

The applications were reviewed by the Board of the UTO and reviewed and approved by the Joint Standing Committee on Mission Within The Episcopal Church.
For more information, contact the Rev. Canon Heather Melton, staff officer for the United Thank Offering at hmelton@episcopalchurch.org.

You can read about the other recipients on the Episcopal News Service

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