In 2016, “The Murray and Rhoda Finck Global Engagement Mission Fund” (GEM Fund) was established. It is named in honor of Bishop Emeritus Murray Finck and his wife Rhoda, in recognition and appreciation of their service and accomplishments during the 18 years that Bishop Murray served as Bishop of the Pacifica Synod (from 1998 through 2016.)
- To assist congregations of the Pacifica Synod in their Global Mission efforts.
- To initiate and/or continue direct support of present and future Companion Synods of the Pacifica Synod.
- To share in ministry with God’s people as we together strive for a lasting world peace.
Instructions and requirements may be found on the 2022 GEM Grant Application which must be completed and submitted along with a one-page description of the project/program and how the funds will be used and how they benefit the recipients. The maximum amount that can be requested is $3,000. The application deadline is September 15, 2022.
Please note: 2021 GEM Grant Fund recipients must have filed their follow-up report before they can submit an application for 2022 grant funds. If you have questions, please contact Terri Robertson at 714.692.2791, ext. 732 or by email at email@example.com.