Clergy Renewal Grant Application now online

The Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Programs seek to strengthen congregations by providing opportunities for pastors to step away briefly from the persistent obligations of daily parish life and to engage in a period of renewal and reflection. Renewal periods are not vacations, but times for intentional exploration and reflection, for regaining enthusiasm and creativity for ministry, for discovering what will make the pastor’s heart sing. Through funding from Lilly Endowment, Christian Theological Seminary will provide grants of up to $50,000 each directly to congregations for the support of a renewal program for their pastor.

Application materials for all congregations–those in Indiana and outside–interested in applying for the 2014 Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Programs are now available at www.cpx.cts.edu/renewal. Congregations have the option this year of applying online or via paper copy.

For more information about the November 19 information session for Indiana congregations and to RSVP to please click here.

upcoming events

There have been, and still are, religions that recognize three or more genders. Speakers will discuss examples from Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism.

Join us 6-8pm for our next Exhibition Opening on the subject of Creation.

CTS partners with Butler University for a discussion on “Germany as an Immigration Country: Labor Migration and Refugee Influx.” Discussion begins at 7 pm in Butler’s Pharmacy Building, Room 156. Free and open to the public.

Hear from local and national thought leaders and connect with others who are bringing about systemic solutions to poverty in Central Indiana. Attending the conference is a prerequisite for anyone planning to apply for a Faith & Action grant.

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