Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Program for Indiana congregations information session

Nov 06, 2018 - Nov 06, 2018 | Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Programs

2 - 4 pm EDT


Sweeney Chapel at Christian Theological Seminary

1000 West 42nd Street

Indianapolis, IN, USA

An Invitation: What will make your heart sing?

You are invited to attend an informational meeting about the 2019 Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Program for Indiana Congregations at Christian Theological Seminary. It will be held Tuesday, November 6, 2018 from 2 - 4 pm in Sweeney Chapel at Christian Theological Seminary, 1000 West 42nd St., Indianapolis, Indiana 46208.

The Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Program seeks to strengthen Indiana 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 Indiana congregations for the support of a renewal program for their pastor.

Please register for this information session by October 30, 2018.

Pastors are encouraged to bring their spouse and a representative of the congregation.

Date/Time: November 6, 2018, 2 - 4 pm EDT
Place: Sweeney Chapel at Christian Theological Seminary
Event cost: Free


  1. Parking will be available in the west parking lot, accessed from 42nd Street, or along the street on Haughey Avenue. The chapel lot accessed from Haughey Avenue has restricted access and is NOT available for guests for this event.
  2. Application materials ("Request for Proposals" document) for the 2019 program will be available on the Clergy Renewal Programs website at after November 1, 2018. Please print out the "Request for Proposals" document and bring it to this meeting, as we will be discussing those materials during the session. For further information or questions about the meeting, please contact

Contact: Callie Smith


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