The Faith Relations Partnership is a subcommittee of the Development Committee and is made up of Board members and faith community volunteers. This partnership works in conjunction with the HFHA Development Director to develop and nurture sustainable relationships with congregations and faith groups that are passionate about and committed to helping families find solutions to the challenges of affordable housing.
Faith Relations Partnership Representatives to date:
Anchor Park United Methodist Church - Robbie Robinson
Anchorage Lutheran Church - Jon Benedict; Neil Hawthorne
Central Lutheran Church - Larry Graham; Dave Hillemeyer; Pastor Ron Martinson
Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church - Nicholas Kittleson
First Christian Church - Pat Roth, Rev. Paul Boling
First Congregational Church - Kathy Means
First Presbyterian Church - Marcus Geist
Holy Family Cathedral - Elaine Snowden
Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish - Tisha Hudspeth; Tom Miller
St Christopher's Episcopal Church - Inez and Eric Larsen
St Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish - Pat and John Kennish
St John United Methodist Church - Jan Cawvey - HFHA Board Member – Chairperson; Dave Wallace; Rev. Peter Perry
St Mary’s Episcopal Church - Ann Lovejoy
St Patrick’s Parish - Tom Morahan, Tom Bruce
2011 Faith Relations Partnership Goals
• 2Q: Recruit volunteers from the faith community to help build the 2011 Faith House
• 1Q – 4Q: Secure at least $70,000 in donations from the faith community to complete raising sponsorship funds for the 2011 Faith House.
• 1Q – 4Q: Continue to broaden the membership of this partnership with persons from congregations or faith groups not currently represented.
The Faith Relations Partnership meets the second Monday of every other month from 5:30 - 6:30 pm at the Habitat Office - 500 W International Airport Rd Ste E (enter front or side door and go upstairs). If your faith community is not yet represented, please join us! For more information about this partnership's work, please call Jan Cawvey at 272-0800. The next Faith Relations Partnership meeting will be Monday, June 6th, 2011 at 5:30 pm at the Habitat Office at 500 W International Airport Road Suite E. Please RSVP to Jan at 272-0800 to let her know you plan to attend.
Faith Relations Materials for your use:
Habitat House Banks and Calendars for Fundraising:
Click here for a copy of the 31-Day Church Calendar for use with HFH House Bank
Click here for a copy of the 31-Day Children-Youth Donation Calendar for use with HFH House Bank
Other Faith Relations Materials:
Click here for a copy of the Faith Relations Partnership Presentation as of 2-7-11
Click here for a copy of the 2011 Faith Relations Partnership Charter
Click here for a copy of the 2011 Covenant Agreement for Congregations
Click here for a copy of the 2007 Prayer for Shelter Litany - Bulletin Insert
Click here for a copy of the 2008 Prayer for Community Litany - Bulletin Insert
Click here for a copy of the 2009 Prayer for Shelter Litany - Bulletin Insert
Click here for a copy of the Hattiesburg, MS Fundraising Ideas Brochure