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Kenneth Young

Pastor and director of external relationships, Massachusetts Council of Churches

The Rev. Kenneth Young is director of external relationships at the Massachusetts Council of Churches and serves as pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Before that, he served as associate pastor of St. John’s Congregational Church in Springfield, Massachusetts. Young has master of arts degrees in religion and church history from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

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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