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James Howell

Senior pastor, Myers Park UMC

James Howell is senior pastor of Myers Park United Methodist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, and author, most recently, of "Introducing Christianity" (Westminster).

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Grants and fellowships to serve the church

The Louisville Institute offers grant and fellowship programs to bridge the church and the academy and enrich the life of the church in North America. Applications are now open for six programs in 2025:

  • Pastoral Study Project 
  • Grant for Researchers 
  • First Book Grant for Scholars of Color 
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship 
  • Dissertation Fellowship 
  • Doctoral Fellowship
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