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Theresa F. Latini

Associate dean and professor, Western Theological Seminary

The Rev. Theresa F. Latini is associate dean of diversity and cultural competency and professor of practical theology and pastoral care at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan. An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), she is the author of “The Church and the Crisis of Community: A Practical Theology of Small-Group Ministry” (Eerdmans, 2011) and co-author of “Transforming Church Conflict: Compassionate Leadership in Action” (Westminster John Knox, 2013).

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Nurturing Children Through Worship and Prayer Initiative

A new grant is available to support endeavors that help children come to know and love God and grow in faith.

The Nurturing Children Through Worship and Prayer Initiative aims to support programs that help congregations strengthen worship and prayer practices that respect how children experience God and express their faith, include children with disabilities, draw upon the arts, create opportunities for Bible storytelling, and connect worship to the daily lives of children and families.

Proposals are due by 5 p.m. (ET) on May 6, 2024.

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