Franklin Golden is the co-pastor of Durham Church, a new congregation of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). He has served churches in Durham, Charlotte and Troy, N.C. He has an M.Div. from Duke Divinity School, and before attending seminary was a musical theater producer in New York and Charlotte, N.C.
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.