This scholarship is made possible by the Cathryn W. Wright Bequest specifically designated for Stephen Ministry lay leaders.
It is expected that congregations send a pastor and two to four lay leaders for the training.
For more information about Stephen Ministries, please go to their website at www.stephenministries.org. For training course information and to receive a registration packet, call Stephen Ministries at 314.428.2600.
The synod scholarship program will provide the following:
1. $800 scholarship per lay leader, available for up to two lay leaders per congregation. Additional $285 scholarship per lay leader for non-commuters will be added.
2. $1,000 per congregation toward your congregation’s enrollment in the Stephen Series, if not currently enrolled. The Leader’s Training Course is designed for congregations enrolled in the Stephen Series.
3. $400 travel assistance per lay person for up to two people for Hawaii congregations.
To apply for this synod scholarship, please use the attached application form. All applications must be received by close of business on December 15, 2017. Scholarships will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis until available funds are exhausted.