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Lilly Family School of Philanthropy Celebrates 30 Years

Lilly Family School of Philanthropy Celebrates 30 Years

Celebrating 30 years the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy is the world's first school of philanthropy. Its predecessor, the Center on Philanthropy, founded at IUPUI in 1987, pioneered the field of philanthropic studies and created the first bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. degrees in the discipline.
 

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Gathering to Resolve Hate, An ON Scripture Feature

by The Rev. Robert W. Lee IV (Matthew 18:15-20)  Gathering to Resolve Hate, An ON Scripture Feature. A reflection by The Rev. Robert W. Lee IV with a focus on Matthew 18:15-20 (Sept 11, 2017) On Scripture VideoWhen I picture what God looks like, I picture Bertha Hamilton. Mother Bertha as she is known at her church is on staff at the hospital where my mom works. 

Kennalys Visiting Slovenia as Part of a Lilly Foundation Sponsored Sabbatical

Kennalys Visiting Slovenia as Part of a Lilly Foundation Sponsored Sabbatical

Andy Kennaly, pastor at First Presbyterian Church, is in the midst of a three-month sabatical funded through the Lilly Foundation’s National Clergy Renewal grant.
 

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God's Gifts and Our Response Reading List

  Since 2006, the Lilly Fellows Program has published a “From the Colloquium” column about four times per year. The idea behind this column is to share some of the common readings from... read more >

$1.6 million grant for Sacred Music at Notre Dame

$1.6 million grant for Sacred Music at Notre Dame

This is the program’s second grant from the Lilly Endowment, a private, philanthropic foundation that supports the causes of religion, education, and community development. The first, a $1.9 million grant in 2012, helped launch SMND. Since then, graduate students in the Master of Sacred Music and Doctor of Musical Arts programs working through SMND have expanded outreach efforts to churches across northern Indiana, including through the Notre Dame Children’s Choir.

TED Talks in United Methodist Life

TED Talks in United Methodist Life

TED Talks — the acronym stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design — have found their way into United Methodist life. The talks influence preachers and are shown in a variety of church settings to spark discussion.
 
The talks are video-recorded in front of live audiences and shared worldwide through the Internet. They’re typically brief (about 18 minutes), anecdotal and focused on a single idea about which the speaker feels passionately.

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Sing to the Lord of Harvest: A hymn festival for Thanksgiving

  This combined service was planned by Kevin Bylsma of the Campus Chapel in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and by Charlotte Larsen of the Ann Arbor Christian Reformed Church.   The hymns in this... read more >

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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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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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