WHY THE DWIGHT BAILEY INSTITUTE?
Rev. Dwight K. Bailey, a beloved servant in the Disciples of Christ denomination, relocated to the Great River Region in 2018. While here for only a short while, he made an impact by showing us how to love and serve, as a reconciling body of believers. Through a generous donation, the Institute is being launched. Our prayer is that this Institute of Learning will empower GRR Disciples through learning opportunities as we move forward with the regional mission to REACH, TEACH, and TRANSFORM lives through Christ’s love.
GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Congregational Technology Grant Application
The purpose of the technology grant ($1500 limit) is to offer laptop computers, projectors, and/or internet access to congregations who are technologically challenged. This will allow congregations to access learning opportunities and spiritual resources through the Dwight Bailey Institute of Learning.
Contact the regional office on how to apply.
The purpose of the individual scholarship is to offer the opportunity to attend a semester in a series as offered through the Dwight Bailey Institute of Learning. Individuals will need to attend by electronic means, or in person at a host site.
PARTNER WITH US
If you would like to partner with us to honor the life and legacy of Rev. Dwight Bailey, please consider a gift above and beyond your normal giving for a period of three (3) years to our Bailey Institute Fund which supports the development of the Bailey Institute of Learning. There is still work to be done. And we cannot do it without you, our partners, who see and share in the vision.
CLASS LINE-UP FOR EACH SERIES
The Institute will hold three semesters each year; Fall, Spring, and Summer. Each semester will have four series. As of now, our four series are; Lay Leadership, Spiritual Formation, Technology, and the Bailey Series. You may sign up for as little as one semester taking one series or as many series as you can fit into your schedule.