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Cheryl M. Lawrence

United Methodist pastor

Cheryl M. Lawrence is pastor of Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and an ordained elder in the N.C. Conference of the United Methodist Church. Prior to earning a master of divinity from Duke University and becoming a pastor, she was a feature writer for a daily newspaper in Louisiana.

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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