Jane Lyon

Pastor and nonprofit founder

The Rev. Jane Lyon is former senior pastor at Antioch Baptist Church in Charlotte County, Virginia, and a former member of the governing board for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. She holds an M.Div. from Duke Divinity School, where she serves on the board of visitors and previously served as president of the national alumni council.

Lyon and her husband, Michael, have been co-owners and partners in providing end-of-life and death care services in North Carolina and Virginia for four decades. In addition, she founded Whole Woman Conference, Inc., a Christian nonprofit for women that featured her original writing and programming.

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Vital Worship, Vital Preaching Grants

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.

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