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M. Brandon Winstead

Director of student ministries, Killearn United Methodist Church

The Rev. Dr. M. Brandon Winstead is director of the Youth Theology Institute at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tennessee. Before that, he served as director of student ministries at Killearn United Methodist Church in Tallahassee, Florida. He is the author of "There All Along: Black Participation in the Church of the Nazarene, 1914-1969" and has written numerous articles, presented at national conferences and delivered papers in the fields of youth ministry and African-American religious history.

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Scholarships available for Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising course

Lake Institute on Faith & Giving will award 12 half-tuition scholarships to be used for one of the 2023 Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising online cohorts. Applications will be accepted through October 3, 2022.

The Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising (ECRF) is designed for religious leaders in faith-based organizations and institutions who wish to learn more about the spirituality of fundraising and gain a core foundation in fundraising principles. Typical titles of attendees include: clergy, judicatory executives, development leaders, professionals at faith-based organizations and lay leaders who have some responsibilities with funding or finances. Scholarship criteria include both demonstrated financial need as well as the potential for applying course learnings in your current professional context.

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