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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Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church
Omaha, Nebraska | 2008
To form an intergenerational liturgical dance program that connects movement to scripture while strengthening an appreciation for the African church and its expressions in worship.
Ashland First United Methodist Church
Ashland, Oregon | 2008
To involve congregants in small rural congregations in southern Oregon and northern California in an interdenominational, intergenerational process that explores relationships in worship and focuses on connecting them to daily life.
Association for Reformed and Liturgical Worship
Sparks, Nevada | 2008
To support ecumenical peer learning cluster groups to consider how seminaries can form worship leaders.
Being Whole Community at Stony Point Center
Stony Point, New York | 2008
To train worship leaders in opening worship to the leadership gifts of persons with disabilities through a conference and a year long process of learning with several congregations.
Muskegon, Michigan | 2008
To form multigenerational, multicultural teams in which participants can explore how their gifts can be used in worship through music and the arts.
Bethel Christian Reformed Church
Fulton, Illinois | 2008
To explore the role of visual arts in making the Lord's Supper and Baptism more meaningful by giving attention to the church year in corporate worship and small group discussions.
Calvary Third United Presbyterian Church
Fort Wayne, Indiana | 2008
To study and respond to the Psalms through prayer and jazz music in both corporate worship and small groups during the entire year.
Cathedral Church of St Paul/The Crossing
Boston, Massachusetts | 2008
To offer a series of retreats, consultations, and worship services aimed at bringing together worship leaders and musicians for collaboration and reflection in an urban, multicultural, emerging worship community.
Celestial Church of Christ Emmanuel Parish
Toronto, Ontario | 2008
To train youth and young adults from diverse backgrounds to lead worship and to strengthen unity in the congregation by encouraging and studying intergenerational worship.
Choristers Guild - 2008
Garland, Texas | 2008
To begin a certification program that will equip children's choir leaders with the skills necessary for creative and purposeful integration of children in worship.