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2017 Rev. John F. Steinbruck Leadership Award Application

  • By | July 13, 2017 | Posted in: Uncategorized

    In 2016, the John F. Steinbruck Leadership award was given to two recipients; Pastor Yehiel Curry and Reverend Kelly Chatman. They were both given this award based on their embodiment of community and dedication to justice and inclusivity. Pastor Yehiel Curry commits his time to the youth of his community, for whom he started an educational camp focused on justice and the church. In addition, his church serves as a site for Mobile Produce, a partner of the Greater Chicago Food Depository, providing fresh foods to a community located in a food desert. Reverend Kelly Chatman also focuses on ministry which reaches youth through hospitality, leadership formation, and community building. His church started a bicycle cooperative and a coffee shop in their community to provide opportunities for income and job skills development.

    If you know someone who shares the same qualities as Pastor Curry and Reverend Chatman check out our application! The John F. Steinbruck Leadership Award will be awarded to an individual who demonstrates visionary leadership expressed through an ability to imagine how church can build community that acts for the sake of the world; effective leadership that leads to impact within the community; and courageous leadership marked by innovative thinking and a willingness to take risks to achieve results.
    Award amount: $2,500. Application due by October 15. More info found here


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