Since 2000, Vital Worship 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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American Lutheran Church
Clinton Township, Michigan | 2015
To address questions of faith and tradition related to worship, to encourage a spirit of collaborative learning and inquiry, and to stimulate growth in understanding through questions that arise of out of experiences of all kinds of churchgoers.
Arnett Chapel AME
Chicago, Illinois | 2015
To explore ways to leverage the congregation's worship and missional priorities and promote a greater commitment to discipleship and service through studies and events related to worship and justice.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | 2015
To creatively tell the stories of all ages and develop a rhythm of worship in a new church community through conversations, Bible studies, shared meals and a congregational retreat.
Carey Theological College/Carey Institute
Vancouver, British Columbia | 2015
To help persons of different ages and abilities grow in faith through worship and to encourage collaboration between pastors and worship leaders through a series of learning events.
Center for Liturgy and Music at Virginia Theological Seminary
Alexandria, Virginia | 2015
To train leaders in teaching techniques and motivational activities for the enlivening of singing in congregations that will help transform worshipers into effective disciples.
Christ Lutheran Church of Falmouth
Falmouth, Massachusetts | 2015
To gather a community around silence, contemplative prayer and meditation on Scripture and ancient Christian texts, in order to facilitate encounters with God's living presence in worship.
Seattle, Washington | 2015
To empower members of three local congregations to engage in spiritual formation through practicing and sharing artistic works of song, prayer, and Scripture.
Ebenezer United Methodist Church
Miami, Florida | 2015
To promote the full, conscious, active participation of all worshipers as a fully intergenerational community in a collaboration of pastors and laypersons from several congregations.
Emmanuel Reformed Church
Paramount, California | 2015
To renew a Spanish worshiping community through communal practices of worship connected to art, dance, hospitality, and service.
Fellowship Reformed Church
Holland, Michigan | 2015
To nurture a cohort of artists who will contribute to the faith formation of the whole congregation by creating art with and for the congregation.