Faith Encouragement Ministries began as “Faith Alive” in 1970. The young adults who founded the program were members of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew and their wives. Their inspiration came from their experiences as team members of the Methodist Church’s Lay Witness Weekend. They based their Faith Alive weekend on the Episcopal Common Book of Prayer vows of baptism.
The Faith Alive program thrived through the 1970s, 80s and well into the 1990s, reaching Episcopal and other churches throughout the country.
In response to the current challenges churches are facing, in 2013 the Faith Alive Board of Directors approved the following changes:
The strength of the God-given ministry has withstood the test of time.