Living Faith Awards

Living (v) faith: the act of living in and through one’s faith
Living (adj.) faith: a dynamic, growing faith, that is not static or stagnant.

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Call for Nominations: 2018 Living Faith Awards

May 24, 2018, Jewish Community Center

Six Living Faith Awards will be presented this year. Please consider nominating a layperson who exemplifies dynamic faith in action as a candidate for one of these awards. Nominees to consider for the Living Faith Award are individuals whose faith is both “lived” and “alive” in ways that inspire, challenge, and serve. Consider those who embody any or all of the following values:

  • Peacemaking…In their own homes, their life work and/or in the community
  • Tending to the “least of these”…Visiting the sick or imprisoned, feeding the hungry, giving shelter to the homeless
  • Caring for creation…Creating sustainability and good stewardship of God’s creation
  • Loving neighbor AND self…Reaching across divisions in our culture and community to honor common ground; caring for oneself in addition to caring for others

In addition to the six Living Faith Awards, nominations are requested for the following three categories:

  • The Alvin R. Hadley Social Justice Award: This award is presented to an individual in recognition of exemplary work in the field of social justice. Nominees considered will have engaged in efforts giving voice to the voiceless, seeking access to basic civil and human rights for all, and/or working toward changing unjust laws and practices.
  • The Interfaith/Multicultural Award: This award is presented to an individual who exemplifies the best of his or her faith tradition and strives to create bridges of understanding and acceptance across traditions.
  • Hope for Tomorrow Award: This award is presented to a young adult, aged 18–30, who lives his or ehr faith through service, leadership, and personal integrity.

All nominations must be submitted NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 20, 2018!

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Past Award Recipients (PDF) >


2017 Living Faith Awards Recipients

front: Rick Delaney, Carol Ann Spencer, OP, Marjorie McFadden, Nimet Alpay, Dick Dawson, Paul M. Herbert; back: Quentin Monden, Weldon Abels, Lamar Graham, Robert Lentz, Beth Stock, Sean Patrick2017 LFA recipients