Immanuel United Church of Christ

ALL Are Welcome


BETHANY HOUSE                                                                          www.bethanyhouseservices.org
Bethany House Services collaborates with others to provide a full range of 
housing, education, and assistance programs to homeless and disadvantaged women and children.
 
BOOKWORM DINER
The Bookworm Diner is a mission outreach of Immanuel UCC offering families a free meal and an opportunity to read with their children. The Diner is open in 
our Huber Fellowship Hall 5:00-6:30pm on scheduled Mondays in January thru March and offers weekly guest readers and monthly “Theme Nights”
  
CHRISTMAS FOR NEEDY CHILDREN IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT
One-half of funds are distributed to the Elmwood Place Elementary School 
and one-half to the St. Bernard Kiwanis to assist with providing children with clothing, toys and other needed items during the Christmas Season.
 
CHURCH CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS          
Persons active in the life of Immanuel UCC are assisted with a portion of their 
camp fees for one of the camps offered through the Ohio Conference Outdoors Ministries camps and other regional or national UCC retreats.
 
COMMUNITY VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
To develop an enhanced community-wide Vacation Bible School program. 
Funds would be used for advertising, creating props, additional programming 
and other supplies and/or services.
 
CROSSROAD                                                                                   www.crossroad-fwch.org
Crossroad is a UCC-related agency located in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. It is a premier treatment center for children who have been abused, neglected and unloved. Crossroad creates promising futures for children in difficult 
circumstances providing therapy, education and family support services.
  
IUCC Mission Committee – Local Missions
Funds are distributed by the Mission Committee to help needy individuals or families in our community and our congregation.  This is done privately, so that the needs of those persons receiving assistance are kept in confidence.
 
IUCC National/Conference/Association Disaster Relief
Funds are dispersed by the Mission Committee to the National UCC office for disaster relief efforts in our country and abroad. Funds are also used to assist 
with supplies needed such as disaster kit buckets.
  
LONELY INSTRUMENTS FOR NEEDY KIDS (LINKS)
A program through the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music 
that gathers instruments and places them with needy children in local 
elementary, middle and high school bands and orchestras.
 
OHIO CONFERENCE CAMP DEBT REDUCTION
Funds are directed to the Ohio Conference to assist specifically in the paying off the current camp debt.
 
OUR CHURCHES WIDER MISSION (OCWM)                           www.ucc.org
Funds are sent to the Southwest Ohio Northern Kentucky Association (SONKA) 
to be distributed between SONKA, the Ohio Conference, and the national UCC. 
This is our tithe to the higher church.
 
PRIMARY/SECONDARY SCHOOL GRANT FUND
This fund assists elementary and Jr./Sr. high school students within our congregation who have an opportunity to travel with a class or organization, 
as well as students who may have an opportunity to take higher education coursework outside their normal school studies. Funds are not used for trips specifically for sport, band or other competitions. Application for funds is made through the Ministry & Outreach Committee.
 
REGIONAL/NATIONAL UCC MEETINGS
Used for members of the congregation to attend meetings of the UCC including, but not limited to, General Synod and the National Women’s Meeting.
 
SCHOLARSHIPS
Each year scholarship funds are provided for our members who are in college 
full or part-time, or working on an adult education program. More INFO Below. GIVE APPLICATIONS to Pastor Dan or Ann Mathews or send them in to the church office. Thanks

COPY AND PASTE APPLICATION

Application
Immanuel Scholarships for Higher Education

For Members of Immanuel U.C.C. – St. Bernard APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 2/21/16

Immanuel UCC – St. Bernard
Attn: Ministry & Outreach Committee 210 Jefferson Ave
St. Bernard, Ohio 45217

Name:___________________________________________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________ Phone:___________________        E-Mail: ______________________________________________
Institution Attending: ______________________________ Status: Full-Time____ Part-Time____

o Applicants must be a member of Immanuel UCC by Confirmation, join by profession of faith, or transfer of membership from another church.

o Awards are available only for post-secondary education.

o It is expected that applicants be active in the life of Immanuel UCC through worship and/or other events throughout the year.

o FULL TIME – Fall through Spring:

Full time students complete 12 or more credit hours per term. Attach evidence of satisfactory completion of at least one term and evidence of registration for the second term. Full time students are eligible to receive one award per academic year.

o PART TIME – Fall – through Spring 

Part-time students complete less than 12 credit hours per term. Attach evidence of completion of courses for the first term and evidence of registration for the second term. Part time students are eligible to receive one award per academic year.

o SUMMER  – Attach the registration and completion documentation. Applicants receiving an award for either of the above categories will not eligible for a summer award. Summer awards will be distributed based on credit hours completed. If an applicant completes less than 12 credit hours, the award will be 1⁄4 a full time award. If 12 or more credit hours are completed, the award will be 1⁄2 of the full time award.

o All awards will be decided by the Ministry & Outreach Committee, based on the funds available in a given year.

I have read through this application and fully understand the requirements.

SIGNATURE: ______________________________________________ DATE: _________________ 
 BE SURE TO ATTACH ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS[page1image18624]

 
ST. BERNARD ELMWOOD PLACE SCHOOLS EDUCATION FOUNDATION
The objective of the Foundation is “to promote, sponsor, and carry out 
educational purposes and objectives for the benefit of the St. Bernard-Elmwood Place Schools”. Funds are used by the school system to assist students in 
need.
  
VALLEY INTERFAITH FOOD AND CLOTHING CENTER      www.vifcc.org
An ecumenical agency supported by the churches of the Mill Creek Valley and is located in Lockland. VIFCC provides services for needy individuals and families in our area.
 
WASHINGTON UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST                                                                  www.washingtonucc.org
Washington UCC is a mission outreach church located in Camp Washington (Cincinnati). Funds assist with their many mission activities including the Homework Club, Street Feeds, Thanksgiving and Christmas programs, and much more.
 

CHRISTMAS FOOD BASKETS
During the Christmas season, Immanuel UCC provides food baskets for more than 50 households. These funds assist with buying perishable items for the baskets.
 
YOUTH PROGRAMMING-IMMANUEL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST

Funds are used for special programming for the Youth Programs at Immanuel UCC – such as program leaders, retreat leaders, seminars and materials needed for programs.