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Working Hands

The Work of the Hands by Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros ... It’s with open hands that we welcome the stranger, open up to the light of a new day. With open hands we praise in church, we offer help in community, we wash off the day and welcome a new one. [Read more].

Discovering Hope in the Valley of Dry Bones

Discovering Hope in the Valley of Dry Bones

Struggling in the valley of dry bones?

Listen and subscribe to Faith & Leadership's podcast, Can These Bones. The Rev. Laura Everett and the Rev. Bill Lamar talk to leaders inside and outside of the church, finding where others are discovering hope and seeing Christian institutions thrive. [Listen now}.

The Heart of a Servant and Faith Like a Child

The Heart of a Servant and Faith Like a Child

Here are some sermon resources and art work for the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost - September 23, 2018 (Year B) from the Liturgy Letter:

Bob Smietana New Editor-in-Chief of Religion News Service (RNS).

Bob Smietana New Editor-in-Chief of Religion News Service (RNS).

Religion News Service (RNS), an independent, nonprofit source of global news on religion, spirituality, culture and ethics, has appointed Bob Smietana as its new editor-in-chief.

The Benefits of Awareness of Mortality

The Benefits of Awareness of Mortality

"In becoming forcibly and essentially aware of my own mortality, and of what I wished and wanted for in my life, however short it might be, priorities and omissions became strongly etched in a merciless light and what I most regretted were my silences. Of what had I ever been afraid?"

Teacher & Scholar Grants Available

Teacher & Scholar Grants Available

Apply now for grants to strengthen Christian public worship practices

The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship will award grants of up to $18,000 to foster vital worship by supporting teacher-scholars in any field as they do integrated research that connects worship with other disciplines of study and practice. Apply by Oct. 1.

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]

Lutherans elect two African-American women bishops

Lutherans elect two African-American women bishops

A synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America made history Saturday (May 5) by electing the denomination’s first female African-American bishop.  One day later, a synod 900 miles away elected the second. [Read more at Religion News].

Engaging with "The Other" Talk at Auburn

Engaging with "The Other" Talk at Auburn

Dates & Time: 
May 16, 2018

What are the trials and opportunities of engaging with "The Other"? How does it change you, your narrative and your standing in your own community? These are the questions Wajahat Ali has tackled as a journalist, lawyer and playwright.

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Tri-Faith Initiative in Omaha Nebraska

Tri-Faith Initiative in Omaha Nebraska

Three Abrahamic congregations in Omaha, Nebraska, have created the Tri-Faith Initiative, building separate houses of worship and a shared community center to promote peace and understanding among communities of different faiths. [Read Article].

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Volunteer Shortage Affects Church Food Programs

Joe and Judy Nesbit spent Tuesday afternoon taking stock of hundreds of food items filling the shelves of the Seventh-...

Lilly Gives $10 million for Duke's Lilly Library Renovation

"Our [Lilly] family's commitment to restore and expand Duke's library that bears the Lilly name comes from our hearts...

Strengthening Indianapolis Through Arts and Cultural Innovation

The Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. announced the project Wednesday as one of nearly $49 million in grants for...

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