These two have Milestone Birthdays in July and they are Still Giving!
TODAY, Rev. Elder Dr. Nancy Wilson turns 70! Born on July 13, 1950 in Mineola, New York, USA HAPPY BIRTHDAY TODAY, NANCY!
Rev. Elder Troy D. Perry turns 80! Born on July 27th, 1940 in Tallahassee, Florida, USA HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TROY!
INTRODUCING THE STILL GIVING CAMPAIGN
The “Still Giving” campaign honors milestone birthdays for our first two Moderators, Rev. Elder Troy Perry (80) and Rev. Elder Dr. Nancy Wilson (70), who have generously encouraged their friends, families, and supporters to give to MCC in honor of their birthdays this year.
Since their ages add up to 150, we want to raise $150,000. Even as we publicly launch this campaign, we are pleased to tell you that $65,635 has already been raised! Members of the Moderator’s Circle, the Governing Board, the Council of Elders and the MCC Staff have started us on the way to our goal.
In partnership with Troy and Nancy, we have elected to utilize funds raised in this campaign for two purposes:
1. To establish the first-ever MCC Endowment, which we will develop over time to help secure the long-term future of MCC for generations to come. (The first $100,000 raised will go towards establishing the MCC Endowment Fund and YOU will be officially named as one of the founders of this fund.)
2. To fund immediate actions for Racial Justice, including work with staff and other MCC leaders for anti-racism/anti-oppression training and implementation in their on-going work, and to support the work of the Commission on Pathways of Healing and Reconciliation (commissioned by MCC General Conference 2019).
By donating to this campaign, not only do you honor Troy’s and Nancy’s “Birthday Wish” to support the organization they have devoted their lives to, but you also help us live out our mission now and in the years to come.
During this campaign, we will be sharing with you special birthday greetings from people around the world whose lives have been positively shaped by the ministry, presence and example of Troy and Nancy. We will also be sharing some fun pictures of them both from over the years. Be sure to keep checking your emails and watching for social media posts.
Here is a birthday greeting and tribute from Rev. Dr. Renee McCoy, who currently resides in Seattle, Washington, USA.