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Religious Architecture Awards: Most Creative Designs Took The Old and Made It New & Sacred.

Religious Architecture Awards: Most Creative Designs Took The Old and Made It New & Sacred.

Sponsored by the journal Faith and Form, the annual International Awards Program for Religious Art & Architecture this year highlighted the growing trend in sacred architecture to adapt existing facilities, or to transform secular buildings into religious ones.
 
Several of the 27 winning entries in 2017 fell into the “Adaptive Re-Use/Re-Purpose” category. [Full Article].

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Insights into Religion Understanding our Similiarities and Differences

Through studying the religious and spiritual practices of other religions we can learn how to grow our own communities, how to live in peace with our neighbors and learn more about our own traditions spiritual practices.

Church Leadership Finding Solutions to Sexual Harassment Problems

Church Leadership Finding Solutions to Sexual Harassment Problems

We’re less than two weeks from the special election in Alabama that will determine whether a man accused of sexual assault of minors will be elected to the United States Senate. At the same time that the heirs of the religious right are tripping over their own hypocrisy and white evangelicals remain conflicted on whether to vote for a morally bankrupt candidate, we now are hearing stories about Matt Lauer and Garrison Keillor joining the growing list of powerful men losing their jobs over sexual misconduct allegations.

Recipe for Church Inclusion

Recipe for Church Inclusion

Dates & Time: 
Jan 30, 2018
Three Ingredients That Will Guarantee a Place of Belonging with Persons of Varied Abilities. This seminar, sponsored by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, is a pre-event available to those registering for the 2018 Association of Presbyterian Church Educators annual conference.
 
Location: 
Galt House Hotel, 140 North Fourth St. Louisville, KY

Writing For the Mass Media Seminar From In Trust

Writing For the Mass Media Seminar From In Trust

Dates & Time: 
Nov 02, 2017
Seminary leaders often are expected to write articles, columns, opinion pieces, blogs and tweets for publications that reach far beyond the campus community and past the people in the pews. Join presenters David E. Sumner and Holly Miller as they focus on the basics of writing for the mass media, including achieving clarity, simplicity, unity and focus.
Location: 
In Trust

I Have a Message For You

I Have a Message For You

I have a message for you ... To escape Auschwitz, Klara left her father to die. Decades later, she got a message from him. Documentary filmmaker Matan Rochlitz tells her extraordinary story.
 
Other Op-Docs or Op Ed Documentary films from the New York Times here.

49 percent of Nevada residents are highly religious but only 31 percent attend religious services

49 percent of Nevada residents are highly religious but only 31 percent attend religious services

A mass shooting is a test for any religious institution, and a massacre like the one that left 58 dead and hundreds injured in Las Vegas, even more so.
 
Hope Church, a growing multi-ethnic congregation that attracts 3,000 people each weekend, says it’s up to the challenge.
 

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Presbyterian Seminary is pleased to share W. Sibley Towner's Prayers that Sing & Stir the Heart

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Anglican Archbishop’s Lenten prayer book Written by a Catholic Priest

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