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Anna Adams Petrin

Assistant professor, Wesley Theological Seminary

Anna Adams Petrin is an assistant professor of worship at Wesley Theological Seminary and an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church. In addition to teaching courses in worship, she serves as Wesley Theological Seminary’s chapel elder. As a scholar who specializes in the history and practice of Christian worship, Petrin’s research and teaching interests include liturgical studies, spirituality and ecumenism. Petrin earned a M.Div. from Duke Divinity School and a Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame.

Anna Adams: Self-care as Christ-care

The notion of self-care smacks of overindulgence for a people trained to serve. But a look at the Eucharist suggests otherwise.

Nathalie Nelson Parker

Reflective Leadership Grants offer a step back

“The ability to slow down ... allowed me time to listen, explore and be more impactful for the communities I am called to serve.” 

— Nathalie Nelson Parker, Civitas Consulting Group 

Christian leaders from a variety of roles are welcome to apply. The grants provide “balcony time” to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. The application deadline is May 28, 2024.

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