On Dec, 9, 2018, the FPC Foundation distributed funds in support of 19 different organizations/ individuals who provide Christian ministry or service to those in need. The organizations/ individuals in the photograph are listed in alphabetical order: Arc of Wichita County, Child Advocates of WF (CASA), Christ Counseling Ministry, Cory Young, Faith Mission/Faith Refuge, FPC Deacons, FPC Property Maintenance Reserve, Geoffrey Lerew Memorial Garden, Horizon Prison Ministry, HowToLife Movement, Interfaith Outreach Services, The Kitchen-Meals on Wheels, Phased In, Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services, Presbyterian Manor, Rathgeber Hospitality House, and Ron Hutchcraft Ministries-On Eagle’s Wings, Straight Street, and The Upper Room Gathering.
Consider the Foundation in your giving, the above organizations are examples of who you will support.
The Foundation was started over 30 years ago to assist and aid in the ministry of First Presbyterian Church Wichita Falls. The Foundation is funded from Memorials, gifts, and individuals through estate planning. The Foundation’s investment portfolio is professionally managed using guidelines in the Foundation’s Investment Policy. Grant Request forms are available to individuals and organizations from the first week in August through the last week of September each year. In early October the Board determines the amount of money that will be distributed, then reviews and acts upon each grant request.
Trustees on the First Presbyterian Church Foundation Board are:
- Darrell Coleman
- Mark Hetherington
- Michael Mills
- Jeff Schultz
- Nancy Steen
- Yvonne Thornton