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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Denver Seminary, Michelle A. Stinson
Littleton, Colorado | 2023
To explore the topic of time through biblical/theological, environmental, and agrarian reflections, probing how God’s care for creation as experienced in nature’s seasons and agriculture’s rhythms offers renewed hope as we emerge from an extended season of Covid-tide.
First United Methodist Church
Boulder, Colorado | 2023
To connect different generations through partnered experiences of varied artistic and worship expressions to promote connection, spiritual health, and joy.
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.
New Life Church
Grand Junction, Colorado | 2018
To reflect the divine hospitality of the triune God in worship by equipping leaders to facilitate the active participation of all worshipers and by creating a space that aesthetically leads people into worship.
Praise Assembly of God
Pueblo, Colorado | 2017
To train worshipers to connect their faith stories with the story of God, while facilitating the active participation of all.
St Andrew's Episcopal Church
Denver, Colorado | 2015
To enrich a contemplative worship service and to explore issues of faith, worship, contemplative prayer and the arts.
Hillcrest Christian Church
Denver, Colorado | 2014
To engage people from different ethnic communities in the practice of basic Christian worship principles in order to promote unity, faith formation, hospitality and missional opportunities expressed in culturally diverse forms.
Evangelical Covenant Church of Fort Collins
Fort Collins, Colorado | 2009
To engage the congregation in learning about God’s presence in worship and daily life through retreats, monthly gatherings and artistic expression that will enrich corporate worship.
Columbine United Church
Littleton, Colorado | 2008
To form an intergenerational team that study ancient and emergent worship practices and how they relate to worship today.
Alamosa Christian Reformed Church
Alamosa, Colorado | 2004
To explore through study and a seminar how we use our hearts (emotions), our heads (intellect), and our hands (service) in an active way as we gather to worship as the Body of Christ.