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Prince Raney Rivers

Senior pastor, Union Baptist Church

The Rev. Prince Rivers is senior pastor of Union Baptist Church in Durham, North Carolina. Before that, he was senior pastor of United Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, for 12 years, and served previously at congregations in North Carolina and Virginia. He has been a participant in the Pastor-Theologian Program at the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton, New Jersey, and has served on the Board of Visitors of Duke Divinity School and Winston-Salem State University. He has a B.A. in psychology from Morehouse College and an M.Div. from Duke Divinity School.

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The Louisville Institute Pastoral Study Project Grant awards grants of up to $20,000 to support individual or collaborative study projects on Christian life, religious practices and institutions, and ideas for the church, communities or the world. Clergy, lay leaders and staff working in diverse Christian contexts in the United States or Canada are eligible to apply. Deadline is August 1.

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