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Fifty Years Later, Religious Progressives Launch a New Poor People’s Campaign

Fifty Years Later, Religious Progressives Launch a New Poor People’s Campaign

In 2004, a group of Union students founded a center at Union called the Poverty Initiative, which relaunched as the Kairos Center in 2014 with a large gift from the Ford Foundation. Their mission, said the Kairos Center’s co-founder and current co-director, the Rev. Liz Theoharis, is “to support and help grow grassroots movements, particularly drawing on religion and on a human rights framework.”

Apply for a Vital Worship Grant

Apply for a Vital Worship Grant

The Vital Worship Grants Program at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship seeks to foster vital worship in congregations, parishes and other worshiping communities in North America. This grants program is especially focused on projects that connect public worship to intergenerational faith formation and Christian discipleship. The deadline is Jan. 10, 2018.
 

$30 million to Help Hurricane Victims

$30 million to Help Hurricane Victims

The $30 million grant from the Indianapolis-based philanthropic foundation, Lilly Foundation will support the American Red Cross ($10 million), Salvation Army ($10 million), United Way Worldwide ($5 million) and United Way of Greater Houston ($5 million) as they help residents across Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia and U.S.

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Addressing Domestic Violence in Faith Communities

  Domestic violence is a serious concern that can affect members of any congregation or faith community. As such, faith leaders often encounter both victims and abusers in their ministry and... read more >

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Bible Study and Sermons Resources From Greg Carey

Why Our Bodies Matter, An On Scripture Feature a reflection by Greg Carey with a focus on John 20:19-31 (March 24, 2013) More Bible Study and Sermons Resources From Greg Carey (Mar 24,... read more >

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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Sermons for President's Day from Indiana University

War of 1812 in the collections of the Lilly Library at Indiana University:   Before the War, The War - 1812...

Lilly to Fund Storytelling Project

IHS will award a grant of $26,644 to Storytelling Arts, which is celebrating 30 years of infusing the art and use of...

Lilly Foundation Helps Fund Carnegie Center Renovations

The former Carnegie Library at 301 North Van Rensselaer Street in Rensselaer had a cornerstone dedication on July 13,...

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