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Holiday Greeters Welcome New Church Members

The winter holiday season generates the greatest “marginal member” traffic into our churches. Those folks, who almost never attend throughout the year, respond to the traditional pull or their sense of obligation, and reconnect with the church community during this holy season. 

 

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Racial Diversity Increasing In U.S. Congregations African American  Caucasian Hands Joining Lilly Foundation Funding Insights Into Religion News

Martin Luther King’s once said 11 a.m. Sunday morning is the most segregated hour in America.

Finding Renewal Through Fellowship Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News Pastors Christianity

Stress and loneliness can take a toll on pastoral leaders. For many, peer groups combat the isolation and provide important revitalization, new research shows.

Growing Old Gracefully Lilly Foundation Two women intergenerational Smiling Congregations Christianity Christian Insights Into Religion News

Older members make up a sizable portion of many congregations. Churches can find help online for meeting their spiritual needs.

More congregations are following their members online. But many are still evolving in the way they use technology for ministry.

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Five Nationally Recognized Artists Invited to Propose a Sculpture for Fort Wayne, Indiana

Five nationally recognized artists were invited to propose a sculpture for the entrance to the future Promenade Park in...

Lilly Foundation Gives a Boost to Notre Dame's Record Breaking Fundraising

The University of Notre Dame has received $138.1 million in research funding for fiscal year (FY) 2017, surpassing the...

$25 million Lilly Foundation Grant Funds Innovative Recruitment Strategy Designed to Attract Top Scientists

As part of the initiative, the Indiana University School of Medicine will look to hire biomedical scientists whose work...

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