Karen Crozier

Founder, Jewel of Justice

The Rev. Dr. Karen Crozier is a Christian academic, activist and minister for social change, healing and hope. Prior to founding and leading Jewel of Justice, a consulting, executive coaching and training business, Crozier was an early childhood educator, algebra teacher, professor and diversity administrator.

Her first book, “Fannie Lou Hamer’s Revolutionary Practical Theology: Racial and Environmental Justice Concerns,” focuses on the religious life, legacy and leadership of the Christian freedom fighter during the Civil Rights Movement.


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Vital Worship, Vital Preaching Grants

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.

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