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Church Communities Learning To Embrace The Disabled

According to the National Organization on Disability, about 56 million Americans have some kind of disability; that's about 18 percent of the population. The 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act requires... read more >

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The Diversity Of Your Faith Community

How can you learn about your community's diverse faith communities and expressions? In New York City, a project called "A Journey Through NYC Religions" simply interviews members of the Big Apple's... read more >

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People With Disabilities: Your Church's Great Overlooked Asset

One powerful service congregations can offer is to help persons with disabilities reach their fullest God-given potential. It begins by understanding and transforming your own perceptions, and continues by believing... read more >

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What It Means to be a Christian with a Disability

The Rev. Claire Wimbush, who was born with spastic cerebral palsy, wonders what it means to be a Christian with a disability. In this 10-minute video, she explains why the... read more >

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Welcoming people with disabilities to your church

Educator and writer Barbara J. Newman specializes in identifying and sharing methods of including children with disabilities in social settings. In 2013, the Indianapolis Center for Congregations, a nonprofit organization... read more >

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How Our Post-Denominational Culture Informs Faith Community Life

One of the key shifts in the relationship between local congregations and denominational offices, reflects Ken Carter, Methodist bishop for the Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference, is that whereas "congregations were once... read more >

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The Medium of Story is the Message in Multicultural Worship

East End Fellowship is an unusually multicultural and economically diverse worship community in Richmond VA. Nearly half of its congregants are black and another 10% are from various non-American groups.... read more >

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American Values Ambiguity Reflected at Catholic Colleges

Catholic Universities are engaged in the same questions about what it means to be a contemporary Catholic that are taking place in local parishes and around dinner tables. Georgetown University... read more >

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International Peacemaker on Syrian Refugee Crisis at Union Seminary

Dr. Mary Mikhael, a native of Syria, will visit Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond October 3, 2018, to address the...

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...

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)...

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