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Susan M. Weber

Director, Evaluation & Communication Project, Center for Congregations

Susan M. Weber is the director of the Evaluation & Communication Project at the Center for Congregations. In that capacity, she serves as a coach to grantees of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s religion division. A Roman Catholic laywoman, she previously served the Archdiocese of Indianapolis as coordinator of boards of education in the office of Catholic education and has also worked as an independent consultant and group facilitator for dioceses, churches, religious communities and schools nationwide. She has degrees from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and Indiana University Bloomington and is professionally certified as a group facilitator through Indiana University and as an Appreciative Inquiry practitioner through Case Western Reserve 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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