The Rev. David J. Wood is senior minister of Glencoe Union Church in Glencoe, Ill. An ordained American Baptist pastor, he has served various congregations for the past 25 years, including churches in Maine; Paris, France; Kentucky; and Connecticut. He studied theology and ministry at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary and Yale Divinity School. Wood also serves as a consultant to the John Templeton Foundation, assisting in the development of programs that stimulate engagement between science and faith.
“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.