February 1, 2021


Dear friends:

Some of you took part in a book study group that we offered over the summer months, during which we read and explored together a collection of essays called Rooted & Rising: Voices of Courage in a Time of Climate Crisis.

One of the editors of that collection, Rev. Dr. Leah Schade, Assistant Professor of Preaching and Worship at Lexington Theological Seminary, is undertaking some research on ministry, preaching, and social issues.

As part of that research, she invites all clergy, seminarians, lay preachers, and retired clergy to participate in a research survey, which we are sharing here. 

Your responses will help further research about preaching and ministry at this unique time in American history. This survey does not ask for names, so responses are anonymous. Estimated completion time is 20 minutes. The survey is open through February 15. 

You are also encouraged to share this with other clergy in your network as well. 
Any questions can be directed to Dr. Schade at lschade@lextheo.edu.
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