We are committed to becoming an open, accessible, and barrier-free church, where there is full participation of people with disabilities.
New approaches to worship are popping up, or waiting to be developed, across the church. This program aims to nourish their growth.
Allow us to help people in your own faith community that have innovative ideas about how to be church in today’s society.
People with new ideas for the church can get help to make their dream a reality.
Learn more about the three different types of grants.
Learn more about the resources that are available to innovative faith communities and grant recipients.
The Learning Network is a network of people and communities who wish to share ideas, learn from each other’s mistakes, and support innovation in faith communities across the country.
Embracing the Spirit has a newsletter to keep the network up to date on new initiatives and to help connect us with each other’s work.
Financial support for congregations hiring a youth or young adult in a church leadership program over the summer.
Our faithful and lively congregations are key witnesses to God's inclusive love in the world.
The UCW’s mission is to love God; foster Christian commitment, faithfulness, and spirituality; and promote respect and love for all God’s creation.