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Eliza Cortés Bast

Vice president of outreach at Stonecroft

Eliza Cortés Bast is vice president of outreach at Stonecroft. She is a Reformed Church in America pastor who previously served as a denominational executive and is the director of the Thriving Congregations project for the Reformed Church in America. She lives into her passion by connecting people, advocating for the community and helping organizations think strategically so they can be healthy, vibrant and sustainable. Bast lives in Michigan with her husband and their two boys.

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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