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Hope College Receives Over $450,000 Grant to Focus on Reconnecting Youth to Church

Hope College Receives Over $450,000 Grant to Focus on Reconnecting Youth to Church

Hope College, a Christian college located in Holland Michigan said that the program’s approach is to work with churches to focus on millennials and young adults who no longer take part in faith based organizations, and reconnect them. Hope College stated in a press release that “as the project runs, the youth-adult teams at the churches will identify and begin working on problems that interest them within church or community.” 

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McKibben Where Climate and Faith Meet

McKibben Where Climate and Faith Meet

On the stump with former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, or writing the lead piece in the New York Times’ Opinion section, Bill McKibben talks tough: “the planet can’t stand this presidency” and the GOP, as he told the Washington Post recently, “is a wholly owned subsidiary of the fossil fuel industry.”
 

Lilly Foundation Grows Community Foundation Network

Lilly Foundation Grows Community Foundation Network

The Porter County Community Foundation, established in 1996, was created after a Lilly Endowment grant provided an incentive for communities to start their own foundations.
 

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The United States a Christian Nation?

Various politicians, religious leaders, and other groups embrace the idea that the United States was founded as a Christian nation. This learning module will explore the extent to which Americans... read more >

Methodist Chaplain Hikes the Appalachian Trail

Methodist Chaplain Hikes the Appalachian Trail

When Matt Hall — this year's Appalachian Trail chaplain for the United Methodist Church — travels the mammoth foot path that slices through the eastern part of the United States, fellow thru-hikers will call him "Trigger." ... [Read Why]. He plans to start his southbound ministry journey in June. Hall, who will focus far more on pastoral care than evangelism, begins the 2,190-mile hike in Maine and hopes to wrap up before Christmas in Georgia.

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How Christianity shaped the experience and memories of World War I

Thursday, April 6, 2017, marks 100 years since the United States entered World War I. World War I does not occupy the same space in America’s cultural memory as the... read more >

Religious Diversity at Faith Based Universities

Religious Diversity at Faith Based Universities

Michael A. Helfand, an Orthodox Jew, describes how his experience at a Christian university has given him a window into how faith-based institutions successfully promote religious diversity. [Article at Inside Higher Education]

Good Friday Peace Walk In Chicago

Good Friday Peace Walk In Chicago

Dates & Time: 
Apr 14, 2017

 

The Chicago Archdiocese has not forgotten the power and peace born of praying together. Cardinal Cupich invites all people of good will, including civic, education and religious leaders from across the city to join him for a Walk for Peace through Englewood on Good Friday, April 14.

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