Senior pastor, University United Methodist Church
The Rev. Justin Coleman is the senior pastor of University United Methodist Church in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Prior to that he served as chief ministry officer of the United Methodist Publishing House in Nashville, Tennessee and as lead pastor of the Gethsemane Campus of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Houston. A native of Houston, he is a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas and Duke Divinity School. Coleman has also served as a pastor with the SMU Wesley Foundation and in other college and youth ministry programs and is a member of the Ekklesia Project. Coleman serves on the Advisory Council of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
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.Learn More