The Baptized for Life Story
Awarded Called to Lives of Meaning and Purpose Initiative grant
Lilly Endowment Inc. grants Virginia Theological Seminary $1.5M for Baptized for Life (BFL).
Potential Dioceses contacted
Participating dioceses (sponsors) finalized
Project Evangelist, Jerusalem Greer, hired
Participating congregations commit to BFL
Catechist training begins
Congregations began taking BFL survey
First BFL leadership residency and retreat
Exhibiting with VTS in Austin, TX
Site visits to congregations by Catechists begin
Yoimel Gonzales-Hernandez and Dorothy Linthincum, Catechists
First-year grant report submitted to Lilly Endowment, Inc.
Congregations complete taking BFL survey.
Spanish Translations Complete
Survey participant & facilitator guides translated.
Congregations finish survey workshops
Congregation-wide residency and retreat, Claggett Ctr., MD