CMI is proud to announce the second class of Lilly Scholars for the 2020-21 session and their congregational projects.
Rev. Dr. Stuart Baskin and Weston Jennings, First Presbyterian Church, Tyler, TX, with congregational representative Nan Hutchins Bailey.
Congregational Project: Explore liturgical models with roots in the canonical hours, such as evening prayer, compline, and matins, to promote more ways congregants can worship beyond Sunday morning.
Rev. Greg Doll and Dwayne Condon, Noroton Presbyterian Church, Darien, CT with congregational representative Suzanne McGraw.
Congregational Project: Refine the traditional worship service to draw people to worship and into authentic encounters with God in worship.
Rev. Anne Scalfaro and David Farwig, Calvary Baptist Church, Denver, CO with congregational representative Anne Comstock.
Congregational Project: Build the adult church choir to uplift congregational song in worship, especially in ways that support the Narrative Lectionary (NL), and to build musical resources with the NL as a basis for worship.
Rev. Will Wilson and Gala Strunk, First Presbyterian Church, Kilgore, TX with congregational representative Ryan Griffin.
Congregational Project: To incorporate the rich liturgical and theological depths of the Psalms in the liturgy to promote congregation-wide appreciation and involvement in the flow and execution of Lord’s day worship, and to understand their beautiful Aeolian Skinner organ as a gift to aid and enhance their worship.