Lake Union Herald staff and correspondents won three awards from the Associated Church Press for work that appeared in the magazine in 2022. The ACP awards recognize excellence in faith-based media—including periodicals, news service and online media.
The ACP awards recognize excellence in faith-based media—including periodicals, news service and online media.
This year's contest, which had 728 entries from 58 organizations, culminated in an awards presentation during the ACP’s annual conference in Chicago, April 19-21.
The ACP gives three levels of awards: honorable mention, equivalent to third place; award of merit, equivalent to second place; and award of excellence, equivalent to first place.
Category: Devotional/Inspirational (short format)
Award of merit for “All in God’s Time” by Timothy Omwega
Category: Biographical Profile
An honorable mention for “Called to Reach the Forsaken” by Elijah Horton
Category: Best in Class for Social Media Presence
Honorable mention for Lake Union Camporee by Katie Fellows and Samuel Girven
“We’re grateful for the validation of our efforts to present excellence, which is what God expects,” says Debbie Michel, Lake Union Herald editor. “And, as we continue to strive higher in our mission of ‘Telling the Stories of What God is Doing in the Lives of His People’, it’s especially exciting to know that all these award recipients are youth and young adults who are at the forefront in telling stories, mainly about our older members, ensuring the full participation of God’s church family.”
The ACP is a professional organization of member publications, including the Lake Union Herald “with a commitment to excellence in journalism as a means to describe, reflect and support the life of faith and the Christian community,” according to its mission statement. It was founded in 1916 and is the oldest interdenominational religious press association in North America.
Lake Union Herald staff