Ministry in the Local Church


The Division on Ministry in the Local Church provides scholarships for people to attend spiritually-enriching events including, but not limited to, year-round church camps, retreats, clergy and lay leadership development (separate from Lay Academy/scholarships available through the Division of Church and Ministry).  Financial support is also available for church growth and church renewal.

 

CAMP AND RETREAT SCHOLARSHIPS —AVAILABLE YEAR-ROUND!

The Wisconsin Conference has two amazing camping locations – Moon Beach in St. Germaine and Pilgrim Center in Ripon.  Check out their year round camping opportunities at www.ucci.org.
The Northwest Association offers scholarships for every event held at our camps.
Camp Scholarship Applications

 

REGIONAL AND NATIONAL YOUTH EVENTS

The Division supports attendance at Regional and National Youth events, http://www.ucc.org/youth.
Youth Event Scholarship form

 

CLERGY & LAY LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships are available for both clergy and lay leadership development workshop events. The United Church of Christ and the Wisconsin Conference offer many day- to week-long workshop opportunities in church administration, faith formation, stewardship, church growth and renewal, and other topics.
Scholarship vary depending on the cost and length of the workshop.
Clergy and Lay Leadership Scholarship Form

 

CONFIRMATION & FAITH-FORMATION RETREATS 

Youth ages 6th grade through high school are invited to Faith Formation retreats held at Moon Beach and Pilgrim Center. Each weekend will feature faith growth opportunities, great music leadership, creation of life-long friendships, campfires, amazing food and our amazing UCC camp locations.

All students who are members of NWA UCC churches will automatically receive a $50 scholarship when they register for a Faith Formation Retreat at Moon Beach or Pilgrim Center.

PASTORS, YOUTH LEADERS & CONGREGATIONS SHOULD WATCH THEIR EMAIL FOR UPCOMING EVENTS

In addition to our very successful Youth Retreats, the Division partners with Wisconsin Conference resource teams, including the Conference Youth Ministry Team and Partners in Education.   Check the Wisconsin Conference, United Church of Christ website for more information.

For more information

Contact Mary Jo Laabs

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(608) 846-7880