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Aging Congregations May Be Churches' Biggest Concern Senior Citizens Older People Stainglass Church  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Unless current social trends change, Mainline Protestant churches will face an even bigger drop-off in coming years.


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Hospitality is key to church growth Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation Christianity

A competitive marketplace is forcing churches to embrace business practices to court fickle churchgoers.

From Accessibility to Inclusion Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation Funding Grants

Congregations have made great strides in making houses of worship more accessible to people with disabilities. Now they must move toward including them as equal members in the life of the church.

Holiday Greeters Welcome New Church Members Take The Opportunity To Connect With Marginal Church Members During Holiday Influx Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

The winter holiday season generates the greatest “marginal member” traffic into our churches. Those folks, who almost never attend throughout the year, respond to the traditional pull or their sense of obligation, and reconnect with the church community during this holy season. 

Sizing Up The Competition Insights into Religion News Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Church Sanctuary Christianity

When it comes to church size, bigger is not always better.

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The Works of Dr. John Tillotson, Late Archbishop of Canterbury. Vol. 04-10. by Tillotson, John,... More >   Whole Works of the Rev. John Howe, M.A. with a Memoir of the Author. Vol. VI.  After... More >
Sermons by Hugh Latimer. Although at first an enemy of the Reformation in England, Hugh Latimer... More >   Sermons on Faith and Doctrine by the Late Benjamin Jowett, M.A., Master of Balliol College... More >




Holy Week Inspiration

In a few weeks, Christians around the world celebrate Holy Week and Easter, commemorating the final days of Jesus...

Encouraging Youth Away From Marijuana

   The legislative wars over marijuana are mostly trending in favor of those who support legalization. More...

Leadership La Porte County Hosts its 2nd Annual “Volunteer Expo” on April 19

Leadership La Porte County, Inc. was formed in 1984, with support from the Lilly Foundation, to encourage engaged...


Thu, Apr 5, 2018 - 08:00 am
Author of "The Color Purple" Alice Walker will keynote the April 5-7 conference organized by

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