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Matt Johnson

Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, McMinnville, Oregon

Matt Johnson is the pastor and head of staff at First Presbyterian Church in McMinnville, Oregon. After serving in youth ministry, college ministry and children’s ministry, he spent seven years as a pastor in Minneapolis before accepting the call to McMinnville in 2014.

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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