Charlene Brown holds a B.A. from the University of Virginia and an M.Div. from Duke Divinity School. She has served in an array of ministry contexts, including as national director of Intervarsity Black Campus Ministries, and is an ordained pastor in the Association of Vineyard Churches. She lives in Durham, N.C., where she enjoys engaging issues of race and reconciliation in the church and the community.
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.