In this excerpt from the book “So Much Better: How Thousands of Pastors Help Each Other Thrive,” the authors examine a Christian Reformed Church peer group that spent time outdoors in prayer and reflection.
Lis Van Harten
Lis Van Harten, an active layperson and a pastor's spouse, has been with the Sustaining Congregational Excellence and Sustaining Pastoral Excellence programs at the Christian Reformed Church in North America in Grand Rapids, Michigan, since 2003. She is currently the program director.
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