Since 2000, Vital Worship, Vital Preaching Grants have been awarded to worshiping communities and teacher-scholars in 45+ states and provinces and in 40+ denominations across the spectrum of Christian traditions, including Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Protestant, Pentecostal, and Non-Denominational communities. While worship practices across these traditions vary widely, grant projects typically explore one or more of the ten core convictions related to worship that emerged out of the first decade of this grantmaking.
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Bethel Christian Reformed Church
Edmonton, Alberta | 2023
To train young worship leaders and strengthen congregational worship through developing an intergenerational mentorship program.
Providence College, Daria Spezzano
Providence, Rhode Island | 2023
To draw on the teachings of Thomas Aquinas to provide tools for disaffiliated Catholic college students to engage the goodness, truth, and beauty of God in worship as a response to their search for meaning.
Iglesia Luterana Príncipe de Paz
Orlando, Florida | 2022
To create a children’s choir to include children in the church’s worship services and enhance the congregational worship experience.
Iglesia Vida y Esperanza
Miami, Florida | 2022
To develop a program to involve children and adolescents in public worship services and other ministry activities of the church aimed at reaching families with children in the neighborhood.
New Hope Presbyterian Church
Orange, California | 2022
To cultivate a youth worship culture that deepens their experiences of God, promotes a greater sense of belonging, and strengthens relationships among our youth.
The Bridge Church at Bear Creek
Lakewood, Colorado | 2022
To mentor and develop young people in worship leadership by conducting art lessons, providing creative spaces, and fostering collaborative music teams that will facilitate the full participation of young people in leadership in the community.
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School/Sacred Play Cohort
Deerfield, Illinois | 2022
To explore how sacred play in a worship setting engages children in making meaning of their faith, while also discovering creative ways of enhancing worship for both children and congregations.
Miami, Florida | 2022
To involve the children’s ministry and the youth ministry in public worship.
Fuller Youth Institute, Tyler Greenway
Wayland, Michigan | 2020
To investigate the perceptions of public worship practices among young people who do not regularly attend worship services, in order to provide insight to Christian worshiping communities as they seek to better understand the life narratives of this population.
National Association of the Church of God
West Middlesex, Pennsylvania | 2020
To use worship arts rituals as a tool to cultivate spiritual transformation in the lives of young people.