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Libby Davis Manning

Director, Wabash Pastoral Leadership Program

The Rev. Libby Davis Manning serves as director of the Wabash Pastoral Leadership Program hosted by Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana, and as consultant to the national Early Career Initiative of Lilly Endowment Inc.

She holds a bachelor’s degree from Davidson College and an M.Div. from Trinity Lutheran Seminary and is ordained in Word and Sacrament ministry in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Manning serves on the boards of the Lake Institute on Faith & Giving and the Women in Philanthropy of Madison County. She is a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Anderson, Indiana.

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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