The notion of self-care smacks of overindulgence for a people trained to serve. But a look at the Eucharist suggests otherwise.
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.
The Vital Worship, Vital Preaching Grants Program at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship is designed to foster, strengthen and sustain well-grounded worship in congregations throughout the U.S. and Canada. Two streams of grants are offered: to teacher-scholars and to worshiping communities.
Grant proposal due date options include October 15, 2023, or February 15 or June 15, 2024.Learn More