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Calvin College Homecoming Set for Sept 27-30, 2018

Calvin College Homecoming Set for Sept 27-30, 2018

Dates & Time: 
Sep 27, 2018 to Sep 30, 2018

The dates for Homecoming 2018 have been set for Sept. 27–30, 2018, and I encourage alumni to return to campus to reconnect with classmates and participate in the excitement of today’s campus. The Class of 1993 will celebrate their 25-year reunion, the class of 2008 will celebrate their 10-year reunion, and as always, there will be a wide array of activities. From the always classy Maroon and Gold Gala to a soccer game followed by fireworks and an outdoor movie, everyone will be guaranteed a good time. Stay tuned for more details coming soon.

 

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Faith Poverty and Action

Faith Poverty and Action

David Beckmann, Simone Campbell, and Ruth W. Messinger, with Lisa Sharon Harper moderating, discuss faith, poverty, and action, as part of the 2018 CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop. [Watch now].

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Music and Leadership Training On The Way to College

Music and Leadership Training On The Way to College

A Christian program called New City Kids uses tutoring, music, leadership training and spiritual formation to help children in three cities transform their lives. It has been remarkably successful: 100 percent of its graduating seniors have gone to college.

Serving its Community Transformed a Dwindling Church

Serving its Community Transformed a Dwindling Church

"Trinity’s building is surrounded by the bleaker symbols of urban life, including graffiti-covered billboards, a homeless shelter and used needles in the grass outside the sanctuary door. Hilltop, as this district of Tacoma is known, has a record of serious gang activity, including homicides and a high crime rate.

It is also the place where Trinity is thriving." [Read More]. 

Atlantic Chamber Ensemble Concert at Union Presbyterian Seminary

Atlantic Chamber Ensemble Concert at Union Presbyterian Seminary

Dates & Time: 
Jun 14, 2018

Union Presbyterian Seminary has invited the Atlantic Chamber Ensemble to perform at the first in a series of concerts to raise awareness about the need of a new pipe organ in Union's Watts Chapel.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information.

Location: 
Watts Chapel, 3401 Brook Road, on June 14, 2018
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Returning: Finding a Way Back

Returning: Finding a Way Back



Return and Reintegration: A Rite and a Right: That the Old Testament instructs us to exile the leper during his ailment can seem harsh and maybe even cruel, but the key to this process is: everyone gets to return. This is a radical idea.  [Read more]

Hannah Wehr, New Community Relations Intern Thanks to Lilly Endowment

Hannah Wehr, New Community Relations Intern Thanks to Lilly Endowment

Dubois County Community Foundation announces Hannah Wehr as the 2018 Lilly Community Relations Intern. As the community relations intern, Wehr will assist in communications and marketing activities, nonprofit engagement and donor relations.

Are Baby Boomers Returning to Religion?

Are Baby Boomers Returning to Religion?

"Are baby boomers, part of the first generation to lead the contemporary exodus from organized religion, returning to their religious roots? The ninth wave of a multigenerational study that began in 1971 finds a little more than one in five boomers became more religious in the transition from their 50s to their 60s. Older boomers cited several reasons, from seeking solace in life after the death of a spouse to finding other sources of meaning after the loss of a job to a desire to pass on religious beliefs to their grandchildren.

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The Role of Clergy in Reducing Boston’s Crime Rate

In the aftermath of the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014, Boston inner-city clergy are revisiting their own journey from a violence-plagued 1980s to a much more peaceful 2014. Correspondent... read more >

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The Ministry of Mentoring in the 21st Century Church

Amy McCreath, an Episcopal chaplain at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, considers the historic and present needs and challenges for Christian mentoring especially with what she calls the present "open source" generation in a post-modern society of increasing complexity.

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Liturgical Meditations from Fuller Studios

 The liturgical calendar spans the life of Christ in a single year—from anticipation (Advent), to hope (Christmas...

The Spiritual Practice of Humor

We live in a time of tension and conflict, arguing and fighting for what we believe is true. Many of us are attracted...

Volunteer and Live Longer Religious Lives

Ohio State researchers in June pored over hundreds of obituaries from across the country. They found that people with...

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