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Janel Kragt Bakker

Janel Kragt Bakker is associate director of the Collegeville Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research in the Saint John's University community of Collegeville, Minn. She earned a doctorate in religion and culture at the Catholic University of America. Bakker is the author of "Sister Churches: American Congregations and Their Partners Abroad."

Nathalie Nelson Parker

Reflective Leadership Grants offer a step back

“The ability to slow down ... allowed me time to listen, explore and be more impactful for the communities I am called to serve.” 

— Nathalie Nelson Parker, Civitas Consulting Group 

Christian leaders from a variety of roles are welcome to apply. The grants provide “balcony time” to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. The application deadline is May 28, 2024.

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