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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

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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.

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams at Grace College in Indiana

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams at Grace College in Indiana

Grace College’s Center for Lakes & Streams is now the Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams. College officials made the announcement Thursday as a way to acknowledge the “substantial leadership gifts” the center’s endowment fund has received from Lilly Endowment Inc., as well as the Lilly family through the Ruth Lilly Philanthropic Foundation.
 

Revolutionary Artist in Kansas and California Constructing the World’s Largest Stained Glass Window

Revolutionary Artist in Kansas and California Constructing the World’s Largest Stained Glass Window

Judson Studios is a 30-person family-run business that for the last 120 years has hewn closely to the traditional methods of making stained glass. Steeped in the turn-of-the-century California Arts and Crafts movement, the company built its reputation making traditional stained glass designs for churches and well-heeled customers, including the Walt Disney Company and Hollywood celebrities like Brad Pitt, Barbra Streisand and Jack Nicholson.

Elisabeth Huls 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar

Elisabeth Huls 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar

Elisabeth Huls, now a high school senior, is a multi-sport and award-winning athlete, a student leader, a community volunteer and now the 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. The Lilly Scholar receives full tuition to the Indiana college or university of his or her choice and a $900 yearly stipend for books and equipment. [Read more].

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Lilly Grant to Help Grow Sacred Music at Notre Dame

A $1.6 million grant from Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. will support a University of Notre Dame program it...

By bike, I’m learning to resist my temptation and ...

In her new book, “Holy Spokes: The Search for Urban Spirituality on Two Wheels,” the executive director of the...

Five ways faith can reduce bullying and empower victims

"Developing moral consciences: A separate international study of high school students found that moral disengagement,...

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