Eastern District has received a financial gift that has been made into a leadership development fund. The new leadership development fund of EDC provides matching funds with congregations and conference-related ministries subsidizing educational opportunities for pastors in active assignment, persons aspiring to pastoral ministry seeking additional training for their service, and staff of conference-related ministries aiming to improve their skills and leadership abilities in order to more effectively carry out their ministries. FundOverview ~ View the Guidelines ~ Download the Application Form.
Also, the Area Conference Leadership Fund (a Clayton Kratz Memorial) is a scholarship fund that gives grants to persons entering seminary level education for future church ministry leadership. For more information View the Description ~ Download the Application Form (in PDF format).