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John Wimmer

Former program director, Lilly Endowment Inc.

John Wimmer was program director in the religion division of Lilly Endowment Inc. Wimmer joined the Endowment staff in 2002, and in his role as program officer, he was responsible for nearly $550,000 million in grants that supported religious institutions across Christian traditions. Before joining the Endowment, he was the founding director of the Center for Congregations in Indianapolis. He died June 24, 2020. 

Telling the story by heart

Even with 237 channels, cable TV may not have any stories worth hearing, but we do, says John Wimmer. Just open your mouth and tell it.

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Find curated resources to address your congregation’s needs

The Congregational Resource Guide (CRG) is an online tool designed to help leaders of all congregations find the right resources to address their unique challenges and needs. Funded by Lilly Endowment Inc., the CRG is a program of the Center for Congregations.

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