Metropolitan Community Churches is pleased to establish a scholarship fund in honor and memory of our iconic lay leader, Ms. Judy Dale. Judy’s service as a District Coordinator, her presence on MCC boards and councils, and her steadfast commitment to the priesthood of all believers has shaped the ministry of the laity in MCC for years to come. Rev. Dee Dale, Judy’s beloved partner, has approved the establishment of this scholarship fund.
Money received for this fund will provide scholarships for the LEAD (Laity Empowered for Active Discipleship) program, MCC’s premier lay leadership training program. These scholarships will allow persons to participate in the initial LEAD retreat, as well as offer some financial support for current participants to complete course requirements. Currently, there are 89 people in the LEAD program in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australasia. LEAD retreats for 2014 are scheduled for May in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, and for September in the Philippines.
On 26 April, Rev. Elder Dr. Nancy Wilson will be presiding at Judy’s memorial service at MCC Louisville (Kentucky, USA). If you would like to honor Judy’s ministry by making a donation to the scholarship fund, you can click the Donate button below or send a check to P.O. Box 50488, Sarasota, FL 32432, USA.