HJ763: Commending the Korean Central Presbyterian Church.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 763
Offered February 2, 2021
Commending the Korean Central Presbyterian Church.
Patrons-- Helmer and Keam

WHEREAS, during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Korean Central Presbyterian Church in Centreville raised funds to support other local churches and community members in need; and

WHEREAS, in April and May 2020, the Korean Central Presbyterian Church created the KCPC Cares fund and allocated $200,000 to relieve hardships brought on by the pandemic; the church received many generous donations from members to further support the initiative; and

WHEREAS, the Korean Central Presbyterian Church supplied groceries and other household necessities to 130 families or senior members of the community, allowing them to stay safely in their homes during the pandemic; and

WHEREAS, the Korean Central Presbyterian Church offered financial support to struggling businesses and people who had become unemployed as a result of the pandemic; the KCPC Cares fund covered rent payments for other local churches that were not financially self-sufficient; and

WHEREAS, the Korean Central Presbyterian Church’s response to the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic helped raise the quality of life of many local residents and strengthened community bonds; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend the Korean Central Presbyterian Church for creating the KCPC Cares fund to support members of the community during the COVID-19 pandemic; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the Korean Central Presbyterian Church as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for its outstanding service to people in need.