Christ Church of the Deaf receives the Daniel Moyland Award of Church Excellence in Deaf Mission and Evangelism
August 2, 2014, Chicago, Illinois
During the historic meeting of the United Methodist Committee on Deaf and Hard of Hearing Ministries, officers of the United Methodist Congress of the Deaf, who met with the Evangelical Lutheran Deaf Association and Episcopal Deaf Church, the first award for excellence in United Methodist Deaf church mission and evangelism was given to Christ Church of the Deaf.
Rev. Sandi Johnson received the Daniel Moyland Award on behalf of the church. Presenting the award is LaSander Saunders, member of the United Methodist Committee on Deaf and Hard of Hearing Ministries. The award was presented on August 2, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois during the annual meeting of the UM-DHM and executive officers of the United Methodist Congress of the Deaf.
The work of Christ Church of the Deaf has set the standard for Deaf mission through its Shalom Zone ministries and missions to Kenya, Zimbabwe, Dominican Republic, as well as evangelism among the Deaf through its outreach in Deaf schools, group homes and prisons.