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Jo Bailey Wells

Bishop

Jo Bailey Wells is the bishop suffragen of Dorking, in the Church of England's diocese of Guildford. Before that, she served as chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury and as associate professor of the practice of Christian ministry and Bible and director of the Anglican Episcopal House of Studies at Duke Divinity School. She is author of “God’s Holy People: A Theme in Biblical Theology” and “Isaiah: The People’s Bible Commentary,” as well as many articles and devotionals. A native of the U.K., she relates her own sense of call to “the nations” -- currently as both visiting professor and consultant for theological education in the Episcopal Church of Sudan.

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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