(LAKE JUNALUSKA, NORTH CAROLINA) – The Foundation for Evangelism (FFE) invites exceptional, innovative leaders – both clergy and lay – working in a United Methodist Church setting to apply for its 2016 Distinguished Evangelist of the United Methodist Church Award. Given annually since 1990, the Distinguished Evangelist Award is designed to recognize all who are called to be evangelists in the spirit of John Wesley – not just those who are called to be clergy. 

To be considered for the award, the applicant should be known for the tangible ways in which their ministry transforms the lives of those they mentor and shepherd. The successful candidate will be a role model and inspiration for others who seek to embody FFE's vision of growing generations of Christ followers in new and impactful ways. 

To apply for the award, complete the application form at:


The deadline for nominations is Sept. 15, 2016. 

Upon receiving the award, the 2016 Distinguished Evangelist will be invited to speak, train and inspire others through FFE's international forums and platforms.

Headquartered in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina, FFE is an international foundation with the vision to grow generations of Christ followers – clergy and laity – who have a passion for Wesleyan evangelism. To accomplish this vision, FFE promotes, encourages and provides resources to grow Wesleyan evangelism bringing all people into a life-transforming relationship with Jesus Christ. Of particular interest to this process are ministries impacting young people. 

For more information about FFE, visit www.foundationfor evangelism.org or call (800) 737-8333.