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Michael Gienger

Co-pastor, Central United Methodist Church

The Rev. Michael Gienger serves as a co-pastor of Central United Methodist Church in Galveston, Texas, a hybrid church plant/revitalization. He is an elder in the United Methodist Church, having earned an undergraduate degree in religion from Baylor University and a master of divinity degree from Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University.

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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