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 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.