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Scenes From Holy Week

Scenes From Holy Week

This week, Christians around the world celebrate Holy Week and Easter, commemorating the final days of Jesus Christ—his return to Jerusalem, his crucifixion, and his resurrection. Families attend church services, hooded penitents take part in processions, and artists and families decorate Easter eggs. In Catholic Passion plays, participants depict Jesus’s trial and death. Other local rituals draw heavily on earlier pre-Christian traditions.

Organ Master Class on Improvisation

Organ Master Class on Improvisation

Dates & Time: 
May 08, 2017

A practical presentation of beginning improvisational techniques. Dutch organist, Arjan Breukhoven, is the presenter. Sponsored by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship.

Location: 
Calvin College Chapel, Grand Rapids, MI

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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.

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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The 2016 Psalm Translation Poetry Contest

The 2016 Psalm Translation Poetry Contest

The winner of this year’s contest will receive US$150 and a two-year subscription to Structo

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Bible Study and Sermons Resources From Jaime Clark-Soles

On Scripture Features by Jamie Clark- Soles  The Nasty Woman Who Persisted: The Samaritan Woman of John 4, An On Scripture Feature by Jaime Clark-Soles with a focus on John 4:5-42. More Bible Study... 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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Deadline to register for the 2017 Religion Newswriters contest is February 3.

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