"Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me."

Matthew 25:40

The purpose of the Benevolent Fund is to assist members of Bryant Temple A.M.E. Church, and those in the community, who are in need of short-term emergency assistance.  


The Benevolent Committee is charged with maintaining the integrity of  Benevolent Fund  disbursements  and protecting the confidentiality of recipients.  


To request assistance,  please download and print the Benevolent Request Application (see below) and submit the completed application along with supporting documentation to the church office or a committee member.  Please allow two to three days for processing.


Please note:  The Benevolent Fund is intended for emergencies only. The following are not considered for fund distribution: family reunions, cell phone bills, credit card bills, private school tuition, etc. This list  is not all-inclusive but gives an idea of what funds should not be used for.


God bless you,

The Benevolent Committee

Ms. Lorraine Patterson

  Steward & Chairperson