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Gloria Beard

Writer

Gloria Beard is the executive assistant to the general presbyter and other senior staff of Grace Presbytery, Irving, Texas. She is also a freelance writer and public speaker and is currently working on a memoir about her experiences planting churches in Australia with her husband, Brian.

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Pastoral study grants

The Louisville Institute Pastoral Study Project Grant awards grants of up to $20,000 to support individual or collaborative study projects on Christian life, religious practices and institutions, and ideas for the church, communities or the world. Clergy, lay leaders and staff working in diverse Christian contexts in the United States or Canada are eligible to apply. Deadline is August 1.

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