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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]. 

World Religion Day January 17

World Religion Day January 17

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Episcopal Church Foundation’s Lilly Endowment National Initiative

Episcopal Church Foundation’s Lilly Endowment National Initiative

Dates & Time: 
Jun 06, 2018

As part of the Episcopal Church Foundation’s Lilly Endowment National Initiative to address the economic challenges facing pastoral leaders, ECF will host a full day event for deans/presidents and senior academic officers of the ten Episcopal seminaries on “The Role of Seminaries in Addressing the Economic Challenges Facing Pastoral Leaders.” The event will focus on exchanging ideas on curriculum guidelines and promoting tools for faculty to help future pastoral leaders think more deeply about the role of money, generosity, and stewardship in relation to their own lives, their parishes, and

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June 6- 8, 2018 at The Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.

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Ways to Find Peace, Paix, Vrede, Paz, and Kiyeengi

The New Testament encourages us to live in peace with our neighbors and with everyone. The Bible has been translated into many languages. Here are four verses in a few of the world's 7000 plus languages.

Romans 12:18 (NIV) If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.

Galatians 5:22-23 (NIV) 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. 

https://www.bible.com/bible/936/GAL.5.22

1 Thessalonians 5:13 (NIV) Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. Live in peace with each other.

Jude 1:2 (NIV) Mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance.

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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]

Discovery of a French Translator Among King James Bible Translators

Discovery of a French Translator Among King James Bible Translators

"A scholar has discovered that the King James Bible includes work by a previously unsuspected French translator, whose contribution to the quintessentially English work has lain undetected for 400 years.

The landmark work, first published in 1611, was drafted by more than 40 translators. But according to Nicholas Hardy from Birmingham University, few documents survive from the drafting and revision stages of the translation and little is known about how the translators worked together."

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All Over The World Young People Tend To Be Less Religious

"Recent surveys have found that younger adults are far less likely than older generations to identify with a...

Holding A 200 Year Present

"In last week’s On Being show, peacemaker John Paul Lederach tells a story of his mentor Elise Boulding...

36 Percent of All American Parishes are Bicultural

Some 36 percent of all American parishes are now designated as bicultural, according to a 2016 study from the Center...

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Wed, Jun 20, 2018 - 12:30 pm
The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship invites you to Calvin College for a day of exploration and worship designed to encourage and...

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