New People New Places 2018

Application for Funding - New Applicants

Applications must be made electronically using this form.

Deadline for submission of application is August 6, 2017, 11:59 p.m.

*First Name
*Last Name
*Email
*Phone
Cell Phone :
*Have you viewed the instructional video?

Watch here:  INSERT LINK TO VIDEO HERE!!!

Yes
No

Section 1

Contact Person's Information

Title of Officer

Pastor, lay leader, executive director, administrative board chair, etc.

*Church or Agency Name
*Address
*City
*Zip Code
*Minister or agency head:
Church/Ministry Lay Leadership:
*Select your district:
OTHER
CIMARRON DISTRICT
COUNCIL OAK DISTRICT
CROSSROADS DISTRICT
GREEN COUNTRY DISTRICT
HEARTLAND DISTRICT
LAKE COUNTRY DISTRICT
NORTHERN PRAIRIE DISTRICT
WICHITAS DISTRICT
CONFERENCE ENTITY
*Name of Project
*Is this a new project or is it to enhance an existing project?
This is a new project
This is to enhance an existing project
*Amount of 2018 request in $
*Provide a brief description of the project and its intended outcomes: (maximum 100 words)
*Why does this proposed project qualify for funding under the criteria for New People New Places? (maximum 100 words)
*Is this project part of your church's/ministry's long range plan?
Yes
No
Section 2 - Project Specifics

A.  Making New Disciples 

 

*1) Who are the new people this project will reach? (50 words max)
*2) How will this make disciples and how will you know? (50 words max)
*3) What are the specific steps between the initial contact with the new person and the decision that person will eventually make to become a disciple of Jesus Christ herself/himself? (250 words max)
*In addition, please attach your church's PATHWAY or SPECIFIC plan for discipleship here.

Attach file pdf, doc(x), xls(x), jpg/gif/png, ppt - up to 25 MB

*4) How is the place "new"? (50 words max)
*5) Is this something another church or ministry could do, or is it unique to your setting? (50 words max)

B.  Buy-in and Engagement

*1) What group or individual will be responsible for this project/ministry? (30 words max)
*2) What evidence do you have that your church board/council buys in to this project? (50 words max)
*3) What evidence do you have that your pastor buys in to this project? (50 max)
*4) Approximately what percentage of your congregation will be directly involved in this project?

C.  Financial Accountablity 

*1) Do you commit to segregate the financial accounting for this program as a distinct and identifiable part of your larger church budget?
Yes
No

Using the provided template below, attach a simple budget for the project.  

INSERT BUDGET TEMPLATE HERE!!

*Please attach the budget for your project here.

Attach file pdf, doc(x), xls(x), jpg/gif/png, ppt - up to 25 MB

*2) What other groups/individuals beyond the church budget will share in the funding cost? (50 words max)
*3) What percentage of your church's overall budget does this request represent?

D.  Outcomes Described

*1) If funded, how many new professions of faith are you expecting as the result of the next 12 months of this program?
*2) If not professions of faith, what other outcomes are you measuring and why? (50 words max)

E.  Self-evaluation 

*1) How will you evaluate your success? (100 words max)
*2) Do you commit to submitting a video of your progress to us by March 30, 2019?

Videos will need to be submitted via Dropbox, YouTube link, or Google Drive.  Videos should be in a .MOV or MPG4 format.  No WMV's please.

Videos should be submitted between January and March of the year following receipt of the grant.

Yes
No

F.  Evidence of the Connection 

*1) What percentage of your Conference apportionments did you pay in the last calendar year?
2) Please attach any endorsement from your District Missional Strategy Team and/or District Superintendent.

Attach file pdf, doc(x), xls(x), jpg/gif/png, ppt - up to 25 MB

Section 3 - Approvals
*This project has the endorsement of: [check all that apply]
Our pastor
Our church board
Our district superintendent
Our district superintendent and the district mission strategy team

Refer to the online LINK TO TIMELINE AND VIDEO HERE for notification and interview dates.

Contact Rebekah Hasty for additional questions or find answers in the FAQ section.

(405) 530-2019; rhasty@okumc.org

Click "Submit Application" below when complete.

FOR OFFICE USE ONLY:
Applicant has completed the following:
Basic Information
Attached Project Specifics
Attached Budget
District Missional Strategy Team Approval
District Superintendent Approval
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