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Cristin Cooper

Owner, Coop's Soups

Cristin Cooper is the owner of Coop’s Soups and a licensed local pastor in the Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church, focusing on Fresh Expressions. She holds a master of divinity degree from Wesley Theological Seminary and lives in Brookeville, Maryland. 

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Grants and fellowships to serve the church

The Louisville Institute offers grant and fellowship programs to bridge the church and the academy and enrich the life of the church in North America. Applications are now open for six programs in 2025:

  • Pastoral Study Project 
  • Grant for Researchers 
  • First Book Grant for Scholars of Color 
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship 
  • Dissertation Fellowship 
  • Doctoral Fellowship
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