Change for Children training scholarships announced

Change for Children training scholarships announced

ALCOA, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2018) -- The Holston Conference Children’s Ministry Team has awarded $500 Change for Children training scholarships to each of the following children's ministry workers:  

  • Helene Denny, State Street UMC, Bristol, VA
  • Kandi Hutton, Tyner UMC, Chattanooga, TN
  • Lisa Striebeck, Saint Elmo UMC, Chattanooga, TN
  • Ashley Wade at Jones Memorial UMC in Chattanooga, TN

Denny, Hutton and Striebeck will use their scholarships to attend the Children Pastor’s Conference to be held Jan. 14-17, 2019. This will be a time of networking and learning with children’s leaders across the country.

Wade will use her scholarship for a personal coach to grow and strengthen her skills to bridge children’s ministries at Jones Memorial with children and families in their community.

Each scholarship recipient will post ideas that they learn on Holston Conference Children’s Ministry Facebook page. 

The deadline for the next Change for Children Training Scholarships is Feb. 15, 2019. For more information or an application, contact Rev. Susan Groseclose, associate director of connectional ministries for discipleship, at