The Environmental Stewardship Field of Interest Fund was established in 2021. Since inception, it has made 4 grants totaling $5,000. It is inspired by Psalm 24:1 “The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it.”
The goal of this fund is to help Moravian congregations, fellowships, emerging ministries, and agencies answer the call to be responsible stewards of God’s creation.
Some examples of grants made from the Environmental Stewardship Fund are:
|Palmer Moravian Church||Easton, PA||$2,500||Replace tiles that contain asbestos in day care center||2022|
|Union Cross Moravian Church||Winston-Salem, NC||$1,000||Solar panels to power church and contribute to the grid||2021|
|Macedonia Moravian Preschool||Advance, NC||$1,300||Install 350 square foot pollinator teaching garden||2021|
|West Side Moravian Church||Green Bay, WI||$200||Replace plastic utensils with biodegradable bamboo utensils in church ministry||2021|
Read these stories about grant recipients:
Array of sunshine at Union Cross
Creation care comes to life at Macedonia Moravian Preschool
The Environmental Stewardship Field of Interest Fund makes grants to Moravian congregations and agencies to care for God’s creation. The Environmental Stewardship Field of Interest Fund makes grants to Moravian congregations and agencies to care for God’s creation.