2017 Bertha Dayton Grants

To establish a perpetual memorial for her beloved son, John C. Dayton, Bertha C. Dayton entrusted funds to the Congregational Home Missionary Society at her death. The will stipulated that income shall be used in aiding and assisting rural, small town or village churches in the state of Michigan and in the support of their pastors and families.

Deadline is April 15th of each year.

2017 Grants:

White Lake UCC, Whitehall                                                                $2,000

          To assist with programming needs


Lakeview UCC, Lakeview                                                                    $2,000

          To provide accessibility for all persons


First Cong. UCC, Imlay City                                                                $2,000

          To assist with pastoral support during sabbatical


First Cong. UCC, Lowell                                                                      $2,000

          To upgrade technology


Hudsonville Cong. UCC, Hudsonville                                                  $2,000

          To assist with pastoral support


First Cong. UCC, Leslie                                                                       $1,000

          To assist with Sunday School “Godly Play”


First Cong. UCC, Coloma                                                                    $1,000

          To assist search process

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