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Presbytery Validated Causes

 

DESCRIPTIONS -  

CAMPUS MINISTRY

# 4015 - Campus Ministry ODU UPM Operations 10-14-4100 (Daily Operations)  Gifts from churches and individuals are used to support the University Presbyterian Ministry at Old Dominion University (ODU) for day to day operations as needed.   University Presbyterian Ministry is a campus ministry supported by the Presbytery of Eastern Virginia and several covenant partner churches in the area. 


#ODU-10062 - ODU UPM Covenant Partnerships Church Commitment 10-14-4115 Gifts from PEVA churches that have a Covenant Partnership with University Presbyterian Ministry.


#          -  Campus Ministry ODU 30-24-8887 Funds are used to support the United Presbyterian Campus Ministry at Old Dominion University (ODU).  Given by individuals and churches above and beyond their Pledge for maintenance of the campus house and or program support.  Administered by the ODU UPM Steering Team. 


CONGO PARTNERSHIP MINISTRIES

# 4005 - CPK Congo Partnership Ministries 30-22-8840 The Congo Partnership Ministries has the authority and responsibility to disperse from this fund. Funds are used to support the Congo Partnership efforts with the Presbyterian Church of Kinshasa (CPK) which include international telephone charges, bank fees for international wires, travel and other administrative costs.


# 4003 - CPK For use by Sister Churches 30-22-8043 (For Congo Use Only)  Gifts from churches and individuals for CPK churches in sister church relationships with PEVA chruches.  Funds are to be used for special projects, purchasematerial for projects and immediate need(s) within the designated CPK sister church(es). The Congo Partnership Ministries has the authority and responsibility to disperse from this fund to CPK.


# 4006 - CPK PW Feeding Program 30-22-8041(For Congo Use Only)  is for Congo Presbyterian Church, Kinshasa (CPK)  programs that feed needy children. Funds come from individuals and churches and are administered by the Congo Partnership Ministries.


# 4302 - CPK Education 30-22-8061 (Congo Use Only)   For CPK Mark Schreiber school building program and scholarships for Congolese education. Funds come from individuals and churches and are administered by the Congo Partnership Ministries.


# 4062  - CPK Medical Mission 30-22-8043 (Congo Use Only) Gifts from churches and individuals are used to support the ongoing needs of the CPK Medical Missions and Ministry in the DRC. The Congo Partnership Ministries has the authority and responsibility to disperse from this fund to CPK to facilitate immediate need(s).


CONGREGATIONAL VITALITY

#     - NBPC  Black Presbyterian Caucus (30-10-8541) For PEVA Chapter of NBPC programs and events. Funds come from the PEVA budget, dues, individuals and churches and are administered by the PEVA chapter of NBPC.

 


HUNGER

# 4014 - Hunger PEVA Nickel-A-Meal 30-13-8563 (PEVA Hunger Relief Only)   Gifts from individuals and churches provide hunger relief  within PEVA churches and organizations within the bounds of PEVA. Funsa are used for hunger grants awarded to PEVA churches. Funds come from church NAM programs, offerings, and individuals. Funds are administered by the Hunger Ministry Team/ Committee.  The NAM offering collected from the local church 50% is usually used at the local church for hunger related causes and ministries and the other 50% goes to PEVA.  These funds given to PEVA are used for the Cents-Ability/Nickel -A- Meal grants that are awarded once a year for hunger related programs. PEVA's Hunger Action Advocate and the Hunger Ministry Team has the authority, privilege and responsibility to disperse funds to those that apply.


# 4017- Hunger Migrant Farm & Seasonal Agriculture Workers - 30-24-8562 Gifts from churches and individuals are used to support the Migrant Farm Workers Ministry within PEVA. PEVA's Hunger Action Advocate, and the Hunger Ministry Team/Committee has the authority, privilege and responsibility to disperse from this fund as need(s) arise for the Migrant Workers & Seasonal Agriculture Workers.


# 4019 - Hunger Heifer Project PEVA  30-13-8019 Funds are used for PEVA-wide Heifer projects including raise or fill an ark. Funds come from individuals and churches and are administered by the Hunger Ministry Team/Committee and PEVA's Hunger Action Advocate.  The 2019 goal is to Raise 5,000 for a ARK.    

PEVA OTHERS

#4012 - CATAWBA Scholarship Fund 30-12-8872 Gifts from churches, individuals and a grant from the Synod of the Mid-Atlantic for camper & retreat scholarships.  Preference will be given to minorities.  PEVA's Youth and Adult Ministry Team has the authority and responsibility to disperse from this fund. 


# 4004 - Church Professional Assistance 30-24-8850 (Clergy/Church Staff Emergencies Only) Gifts from churches and individuals along with several PEVA meeting offerings are designated to assist in Clergy Family Emergencies.  PEVA's General Presbyter and Commission on Ministry are responsible for recommending expenditures. Expenditures have been used to assist in family and financial emergencies, and counseling for our pastors and staff. The General Presbyter and Moderator of Commission on Ministry are authorized to provide grants up to $2,000 and report it to the committee. 


# 4055 - PDA Local Disaster Contingency Fund 30-24-8999 Gifts from churches and individuals are used for relief of disaster events within the bounds of PEVA. Funds received from PDA, offerings, individuals and churches. Administered by Stewardship Ministry Team and PRESBYTERY COUNCIL in collaboration with the PDA Task force appointed at the time of a disaster.


 # 8566 - PEVA Ministry Candidates Scholarships 30-24-8566  Gifts from churches and individuals are used for scholarships to assist candidates under the care of the Commission on Preparation for Ministry. Commission on Preparation for Ministry has the authority and responsibility to disperse from this fund. 


#10025 - PEVA Pilgrimage 30-24-8832 Gifts from churches and individuals are used for Pilgrimage expenses.  The PEVA Pilgrimage group has the authority and responsibility to disperse from this fund. 


#208900 - Outdoor Ministry Fund 30-24-8900 Funds come from Roots & Wings contributions that were redirected by donors for outdoor ministry efforts.  These funds along with designated funds from individuals and churches above and beyond their Church Pledge are used to assist congregations in providing financial assistance for children, youth, and adults to attend and participate in faith-centered camping experiences, conferences, retreats and mission trips.  Recommendations for expenditures from the Outdoor Ministry fund will ordinarily come to the PRESBYTERY COUNCIL.  The PRESBYTERY COUNCIL is authorized to approve expenditures from the Outdoor Ministry Fund of a maximum of $50,000 per year to meet Outdoor Ministry goals.  Amounts exceeding these limits must be authorized by a majority vote of the Presbytery of Eastern Virginia.

 

OTHERS

# 4024 - ACCOMAC Interfaith Coalition Gifts from churches, and individuals for the programming and support of ACCOMAC Interfaith Coalition.  ACCOMAC is a partnership of individuals, churches and civic organizations which act to assist the needy in Accomack County. 100% of these funds are sent in a timely manner directly to the ACCOMAC Interfaith Coalition. 


# 4018 - Eastern Shore Presbyterian Ministry ESPM Gifts from churches, individuals and other organizations for the support of ESPM.  Funds are used for school supplies and clothing for children who have a need of assistance, in order to begin the school year with the necessary tools for success. ESPM works through the schools and churches throughout the Eastern Shore of Virginia to identify, those in need. 100% of these funds are sent in a timely manner directly to ESPM. PEVA’s Business Administrator is responsible to disburse funds.


# 4026 - Foodbank of Southeastern VA Gifts from churches and individuals for the support of the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia. 100% of these funds are sent in a timely manner directly to the Foodbank.The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia promotes food recovery; acquires and distributes food, clothing and related products; and provides community leadership and education on issues of hunger and poverty.  It is a warehouse or “bank” where recovered and contributed food is collected, sorted, and distributed to more than 325 partner agencies including church pantries, shelters, senior living centers and through the Child Nutrition and Mobile Pantry programs, which then disperse, prepares and serves the food to those in need.


# 4028 - Int’l Cooperating Ministries (ICM) Gifts from churches and individuals for programming and support of International Cooperating Ministries.  ICM  is a non-profit, trans-denominational Christian organization that works toward the mission of nurturing believers and assisting church growth worldwide. With their partners, they leverage simple church growth principles to see their vision of growth in the faith of individual believers, the number of people within each church, and the number of churches within a nation—truly actualizing Christ’s commission to “make disciples of all nations!” 100% of these funds are sent in a timely manner directly to ICM. 


# 4032 - Onesimus Prison Ministry Gifts from churches and individuals for the program support of Onesimus. The primary focus of Onesimus is to provide transitional services to men released from jail and prison. Onesimus provides structured living for ex-offenders in 4 group homes located in Chesapeake, Virginia Beach and Norfolk. Currently Onesimus provides 28 beds for ex-offenders. In addition to housing, Onesimus also provides job referrals and transportation to all group home residents. 100% of these funds are sent in a timely manner directly to the Onesimus.  


# 4034 - Samaritan House Gifts from churches and individuals for support of the Samaritan House. Samaritan House is a non-profit organization that offers family safety while helping adults and their children regain control of their lives. They provide a range of services for those who have been victims of domestic violence and homeless families. Samaritan House is more than a temporary safe place to call home; it is a place to begin a new and better life. 100% of these funds are sent in a timely manner directly to the Samaritan House.   


# 4035 - Seamen’s Friends Gifts from churches and individuals for the program support of Seamen’s Friends (Seafarer).  Serving those who serve at sea. Seamen encounter many dangers like pirates, accidents on board, or even the sinking of their ship. However, God is in control of every situation in life and often uses difficult circumstances to open their hearts for the gospel or to strengthen them in their walk with the Lord. 100% of these funds are sent in a timely manner directly to Seamen’s Friends. 


# 4010 - St Columba Ministries Gifts from churches and individuals for the program support of St Columba Ministries. St Columba is an ecumenical ministry in response to the Biblical Mandate to minister to persons in need, whether these needs are economic, social or spiritual. The ministry is a direct, hands on ministry recognizing the integrity of individuals and working with them where they are.  The ministry is working with churches and other organizations within the bounds to establish activities that address people’s needs. 100% of these funds are sent in a timely manner directly to St Columba.


# 4038 - Tidewater Pastoral Counseling Gifts from churches and individuals for the program support of Tidewater Pastoral Counseling Services. TPCS is a not-for-profit extension of the Judeo-Christian faith community dedicated to providing quality pastoral counseling and education to anyone regardless of age, race, faith perspective or socio-economic background. 100% of these funds are sent in a timely manner directly to Tidewater Pastoral Counseling.  


# 4039 - Union Mission Gifts from churches and individuals for the program support of Men’s Shelter and Family Shelter. Union Mission doors remain open 365 days a year to help hurting men, women and children. Single women and women with children receive emergency shelter, food and clothing the Family Shelter. 100% of these funds are sent in a timely manner directly the Union Mission.


# 4041 - Urban Discovery Gifts from churches and individuals for the program support of Urban Discovery.  Urban Discovery provides remedial reading and math tutoring for low-income inner city children who are referred by Norfolk Social Services, and the Norfolk Juvenile Court. 100% of these funds are sent in a timely manner directly to the Urban Discovery.


# 4043 - Young Life of Norfolk Gifts from churches and individuals for the program support of Young Life of Norfolk. 100% of these funds are sent in a timely manner directly to the Young Life of Norfolk.   Young Life is active in various high schools and middle schools in the area. Young Life is making a difference in kids' lives. They believe that kids deserve to know what life can hold for them. Young Life leaders are caring adults who come sharing that hope as well as fun and lasting friendships with kids. Young Life is also all about fun. From club and camp to Campaigners and other activities, teenagers  have blast laughing, trying new things and being with their friends.


#4044 - YWCA Women’s Shelter Gifts from churches and individuals for the program support of YWCA Women’ Shelter. YWCA provides safe places for women and girls, build strong women leaders, and advocate for women's rights and civil rights in Congress. Women come to them in times of crisis, as survivors of rape or domestic violence. They come for job training and career counseling. They come for childcare. They come for health and fitness. They come for a variety of reasons. But they come. And they leave with a renewed spirit, new skills, and stronger lives. 100% of these funds are sent in a timely manner directly to the YWCA Women’s Shelter.

Last Published: March 15, 2019 2:53 PM