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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Nurturing Children Through Worship and Prayer Initiative

A new grant is available to support endeavors that help children come to know and love God and grow in faith.

The Nurturing Children Through Worship and Prayer Initiative aims to support programs that help congregations strengthen worship and prayer practices that respect how children experience God and express their faith, include children with disabilities, draw upon the arts, create opportunities for Bible storytelling, and connect worship to the daily lives of children and families.

Proposals are due by 5 p.m. (ET) on May 6, 2024.

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