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And the Winners Are...

Jon Barton - Thursday, April 07, 2016

Congratulations to the 2016 Virginia Council of Churches Faith in Action Award recipients. This year's awards will be presented May 10, 2016 at our Annual Awards Luncheon hosted this year by Saint Michael's Catholic Church, 4491 Springfield Road, Glen Allen, VA. 23060. Register Now

2016 Faith in Action Awards

Tom Prinz


The Reverend Thomas A. Prinz, is the retired pastor of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Leesburg, Virginia. He is also chair of the Metropolitan Washington DC Synod (ELCA) Office for Ecumenical Affairs. Pastor Prinz was previously Assistant Director of the Office for Ecumenical Affairs in the former Lutheran Church in America and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Washington Theological Consortium. Currently Pastor Prinz is an active member and former officer in the Lutheran Ecumenical Representative Network; the North American Academy of Ecumenists;, the National Ecumenical Officers Association; and the National Workshop on Christian Unity. 

Additionally, Pastor Prinz has served as a delegate to the General Assembly of the NCCCUSA for the ELCA and has been a member of the Standing Committees on Local and Regional Ecumenism, Christian-Jewish and Christian-Muslim relations. 


Tom served from 2002 to 2012 as Treasurer of the National Ecumenical Officers Association, and in that capacity devoted countless hours on behalf of the NWCU. His work, like all people giving leadership to our organization was as a volunteer. He gave of his time out of his commitment to the quest for Christian Unity. Tom Prinz is a minister of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. 


Richmond Justice Initiative


Richmond Justice Initiative is a non-profit, faith-based organization of volunteer modern day abolitionists who use their gifts and talents in the battle against human trafficking.  Founded in 2009 by Sara Pomeroy, RJI has been mobilizing and educating communities on the issue of human trafficking in Virginia and most importantly, how they can take action and affect change.  RJI has trained several other sister Justice Initiative teams who are thriving in and greatly impacting their respective cities. RJI has been the driving force of the Virginia Coalition Against Human Trafficking (VACAHT) advocating the passing of vital state legislation that has strengthened the ability of our Commonwealth to effectively prosecute those who enslave and treat others like commodities, as well as to secure rescue and safety for the oppressed.  RJI is wholly supported through the voluntary generosity of individuals, churches and businesses.






2016 Life Time Ecumenist Award

Willard Douglas

Willard Douglas; An attorney, Willard H. Douglas, Jr. joined the Methodist church in 1962 and almost immediately began serving on committees in Richmond, VA to aid in the merge of the Central Jurisdiction.  He ser4ved on the Judicial Council and the Commission on Religion and Race, and he is on the World Methodist Council’s executive committee.


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