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Knowing that many of our visitors are in the midst of Advent and Christmas season worship planning, we searched our affiliate group sites for great resources and articles to help stimulate creative thinking and generate fresh Advent and Christmas worship ideas.

 

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Beyond The Worship Wars; Creative Ideas For Renewing Church Services Getty Images_89173851  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

In moving traditional churches to embrace new forms of worship, experts say start small and be sure to communicate.

Six Steps To Welcoming A New Church Pastor Welcome Sign In A Church Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Choosing a new pastor is a tough job for a search committee. The wrong decision can be disastrous for pastor and church. Religion researchers offer tips to get your faith community on the right track when recruiting a new pastor.

Organizations Provide Resources For Clergy, Parishes Man in Church Pew Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

To help clergy and congregations with ongoing challenges, many granting organizations provide access to workshops, classes, projects, funds and more.

God And Gun Control What Role Does Faith Play In The Debate Religious Liberty  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Does God have a place in the gun control debate? This portal has frequently highlighted resources from our affiliates that address gun issues, however as the debate escalates in response to violence and legislation, we offer the following resources from our affiliates that provide insight into how faith communities can respond to the gun violence, cope with tragedies and promote change.

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The Henry Luce Foundation made a major grant in Summer 2014 to continue support for the Henry Luce... More > The Association of Religion Data Archives offers an online dictionary of religious terms. ARDA... More >
The blues, which have so profoundly shaped American popular music – from jazz and rhythm &... More > This Faith Communities Today (FACT) study compares the responses of more than 14,000 pastors,... More >

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Taylor Brown and Logan Harmeyer Will Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships

Taylor Brown and Logan Harmeyer were selected from 68 applicants in the county by a committee with the Wayne County...

Touching ‘To Be Sure’ of Reality

What might seem almost superstitious at first could however have deeper reasons. The assurance that touch gives us...

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...

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