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David Ostendorf

David Ostendorf is a United Church of Christ Minister serving as Executive Director of the Chicago-based Center for New Community, a national organization building community, justice, and equality. His community-level experience with Christian, Muslim, and Jewish leaders and with congregations on race, religion, and worker justice issues continues to shape the organization’s work.

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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