On May 30, 2019, the Autism Faith Network held its 1st Annual Awards Ceremony! The ceremony recognized 22 churches that held special events for Autism Awareness Month in April. It also served to recognize donors and individuals that did an exceptional job with sharing our message.
The event started off with our 2019 milestones, which included:
- A rebranding makeover (new name, logo, tagline, website and social media pages)
- New and improved methods of communication (emails, social media posts and weekly Facebook Live Events)
- Enhanced involvement from the prayer and marketing teams
- Our 1st autism prayer call to kick off autism awareness month
- Our 1st Annual Awards Ceremony
We accomplished many great things this year and are excited about all of the wonderful things to come! Click here to learn more about the activities that our churches did in April to promote autism awareness, acceptance and inclusion!
Here is our list of winners!
2019 Autism Faith Network Award Winners
Our 1st place winners were recognized with acrylic awards that are seen below.
Second and third place winners received plaques like the one shown below.
Every participating church received a letter of thanks and a certificate of participation.
Recognizing Our Donors
Our donors helped to contribute to our success! Sandra Peoples and Jocelyn Green were recognized for donating books to our participants and churches. Brianna Roach was recognized for donating t-shirts. We appreciate our donors very much!
An Exciting Future Ahead!
We are thankful for the opportunity to serve places of worship with a heart for those with special needs. We hope to reach even more in 2020! Please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to stay updated with our upcoming events. You can also join our mailing list. Thanks for your support!
The Autism Faith Network began in 2016. Previously known as the Autism Awareness Month Faith Based Initiative, the network has grown tremendously in its reach and its goals for the future. Since our beginning, the network has served 35 churches with over 10,000 people learning about autism at their place of worship!