Anglican Church, local parishes: programs and policies

Dr. Crake was deeply involved with the Anglican Church, and the Foundation continues his work with grants for both continuing and one time projects, focusing on churches in local parishes, and particularly St. Paul’s Church, Sackville, NB.

On-going programs

The Foundation maintains the following on-going programs in support of the Anglican Church: St Paul’s Anglican Church, Sackville, NB, the George C. Lemmon Bursary for Graduate Studies in Theology, and the Jubilee Award.

St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Sackville, NB

The J.E.A. Crake Foundation established by the late Dr. J. Ernest A. Crake, Josiah Wood Professor of Classics at Mount Allison University, 1946-1976, supports Education in the Humanities and the Anglican Church, particularly the Parish of Sackville, (St. Ann’s and St. Paul’s Churches); the Parish of Dorchester and the Parish of Westmorland. Dr. Crake was Warden, Treasurer and an active Lay Reader and from time to time conducted services in every church within these three parishes.

The J.E.A. Crake Foundations offers an annual grant to St. Paul’s Church, Sackville, NB, for the use in the operating expenditures of the Church. A portion of the grant is to be used on the provision of music in the church.

J.E.A. Crake/George C. Lemmon Bursary for Study in Theology

The J.E.A. Crake Foundation, established by the late Dr. J. Ernest A. Crake, Josiah Wood Professor of Classics at Mount Allison University, 1946–1976, supports the Anglican Church, particularly the Parish of Sackville, (St. Ann’s and St. Paul’s Churches), and also the Parish of Dorchester and the Parish of Westmorland. Dr. Crake was Treasurer of Sackville Parish and an active Lay Reader and from time to time conducted services in every church within these three parishes.

The Foundation offers bursary support for those studying theology for the ordained ministry of priest in the Diocese of Fredericton.

Terms and Conditions

  1. All those who are recommended for postulancy by the Advisory Committee on Postulants for Ordination, are eligible to apply.
  2. All bursaries will be used for formal study leading to a degree or certificate which forms part of the theological training and formation for ordained ministry.
  3. Primary consideration for support will be given to candidates from the Parishes of Sackville, Dorchester, and Westmorland.
  4. Consideration will also be given to Mount Allison students/graduates planning to work in Anglican Parishes other than those in the Diocese of Fredericton.

Procedures

  1. Applications for bursaries are made to the Bishop of Fredericton before September 1.
  2. The Diocesan Examining Chaplains Committee will make recommendations to the Bishop who will make the final decision by October 31. Funding amounts will be at the discretion of the Bishop.
  3. A report must be made by each recipient to the Diocesan office, which will then forward these to the Foundation, along with a statement of funds remaining in the account by May 1 following the announcement of the award.

    If the term of study is not finished the bursary holder will provide to the Diocesan office, an interim report which will be forwarded to the Foundation by May 1. A final report will be due when the term or course for which the award has been made, is completed.

  4. The deposit of funds to the Diocese will be made September 1 each year.
  5. A receipt will be supplied by the Diocese to the Foundation by the following February 25.

Award funding available: up to $8000 year.

June, 2017

Jubilee Award

The J.E.A. Crake Foundation established by the late Dr. J. Ernest A. Crake, Josiah Wood Professor of Classics at Mount Allison University, 1946–1976, offers support to the Anglican Church, particularly the Parish of Sackville, (St. Ann’s and St. Paul’s Churches); the Parish of Dorchester and the Parish of Westmorland. Dr. Crake was Treasurer of Sackville Parish and an active Lay Reader and from time to time conducted services in every church within these three parishes.

The J.E.A. Crake Foundation offers an award for parish priests in the Diocese of Fredericton who are taking a sabbatical leave.

Terms and conditions

Parish priests within the Diocese of Fredericton, who plan to take an educational sabbatical leave of at least three months, are eligible for the award.

Procedures

  1. Applications will be made to the Bishop of Fredericton
  2. The deadline for applications is September 1.
  3. The Bishop will make the decision by October 31.
  4. The Bishop will inform the Foundation by November 15 of the number of sabbaticants (up to 2) who will receive the award for the current academic year.
  5. Funds (up to $3000/year) will be deposited with the Diocese of Fredericton by December 31.
  6. The Foundation will be supplied with a receipt by the Bishop by February 25th following the deposit of the funds with the Diocese.
  7. The award holders will submit a report to the Foundation by May 1 following the announcement of the grant. If the sabbatical is not complete, the award holder will provide an interim report by that date, and a final report by the following May 1.

For application forms see:

One-time grants

The following are examples of projects supported with one-time grants:

  • Geothermal heating system, St. Paul’s, Sackville, NB
  • Summer School of Church Music, Rothesay, NB
  • Church Hall, St. Ann’s, Westcock, NB
  • Roof, St. Paul’s, Sackville, NB
  • Ceiling, Trinity, Dorchester, NB
  • New organ, St. Paul’s Sackville, NB

For one-time grants, please see: Application Information.