Audrey Warren

Senior pastor, First United Methodist Church of Miami

The Rev. Dr. Audrey Warren is senior pastor of First United Methodist Church of Miami. Prior to that, she served as pastor at Branches United Methodist Mission in Florida City and has served as well in Central Florida, North Carolina and South Africa. She earned an M.Div. from Duke Divinity School and a doctorate of ministry from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C.

Warren is a leader in the Fresh Expressions movement in the Florida Annual Conference and is co-author with Ken Carter of “Fresh Expressions: A New Kind of Methodist Church for People Not in Church” (2017) and “Fresh Expressions of People Over Property” (2020).

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Louisville Institute now accepting 2024 program applications

The Louisville Institute is excited to announce that applications are open for the 2024 grant and fellowship funding season.

Since 1990, LI has funded more than 2,700 grants and fellowships totaling $57.7 million to those who lead and study North American religious institutions, practices and movement. Their grantees and fellows include pastoral leaders, researchers, early career and seasoned scholars and many others in the United States and Canada whose work resonates with LI’s mission to bridge church and academy.

There are seven funding opportunities available for 2024.

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