Aleta Payne joined Faith & Leadership in November 2019. Aleta’s role as associate editor combines her experience in newspaper and magazine journalism with her work at faith-based nonprofits, including the North Carolina Council of Churches and Johnson Service Corps. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and holds a certificate in nonprofit management from Duke. Aleta writes a monthly commentary for the opinion pages of the News & Observer and the Charlotte Observer. She is a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church where she serves as a lay Eucharistic minister and is active with several of the parish’s outreach ministries.
The Congregational Resource Guide (CRG) is an online tool designed to help leaders of all congregations find the right resources to address their unique challenges and needs. Funded by Lilly Endowment Inc., the CRG is a program of the Center for Congregations.