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Is Your Religious Organization Included in the US Religion Census?

Is Your Religious Organization Included in the US Religion Census?

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Jun 01, 2018 to Jan 01, 2020

Every decade the US Religion Census tries to include additional religious groups, making the US Religion Census increasingly accurate. The 236 groups that took part in 2010 are listed online. If you know of other faith groups that would like to participate and be included in this census effort, please send us the group’s contact information or contact person.

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Thriving In Ministry Initiative Endowment Seeking Applications Due June 1

Thriving In Ministry Initiative Endowment Seeking Applications Due June 1

Dates & Time: 
Jun 01, 2018

Through the Thriving In Ministry Initiative, the Endowment seeks to support charitable organizations – especially organizations committed to supporting pastoral leaders in congregations – located in the United States in developing new or strengthening existing programs that help pastors build relationships with experienced clergy who can serve as role models and exemplars and guide them through key leadership challenges at critical moments in their ministerial careers. The primary aim is to help pastors thrive in congregational leadership and, in doing so,&nbsp

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New Fuller Studio Movie: From Creation to New Creation

New Fuller Studio Movie: From Creation to New Creation

The Brehm Center's community of artists and theologians reflect on the intersection of the arts and a theology of new creation [Watch Now].

President Donald Trump's New Executive Order Making Federal Subsidies Available to Churches

President Donald Trump's New Executive Order Making Federal Subsidies Available to Churches

The National Fund for Sacred Places is administering a $14 million donation from the Indiana-based Lilly Foundation, to preserve places of worship nationwide. One of those places is the Holy Ascension Orthodox Cathedral, which is also benefiting from a new White House initiative.

Hannah Wehr, New Community Relations Intern Thanks to Lilly Endowment

Hannah Wehr, New Community Relations Intern Thanks to Lilly Endowment

Dubois County Community Foundation announces Hannah Wehr as the 2018 Lilly Community Relations Intern. As the community relations intern, Wehr will assist in communications and marketing activities, nonprofit engagement and donor relations.

Strategic leadership: How to develop a mission-driven strategic plan

Strategic leadership: How to develop a mission-driven strategic plan

Dates & Time: 
May 15, 2018

Are you currently undergoing strategic planning at your institution? Wondering if you need a strategic plan? Join presenter Carol Marturano-Becker, president of IMPACT Learning Inc., as she shares how to make strategic planning functional and practical for your institution. Questions that will be addressed include:

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Are Baby Boomers Returning to Religion?

Are Baby Boomers Returning to Religion?

"Are baby boomers, part of the first generation to lead the contemporary exodus from organized religion, returning to their religious roots? The ninth wave of a multigenerational study that began in 1971 finds a little more than one in five boomers became more religious in the transition from their 50s to their 60s. Older boomers cited several reasons, from seeking solace in life after the death of a spouse to finding other sources of meaning after the loss of a job to a desire to pass on religious beliefs to their grandchildren.

Percentage of Religious and Non-Religious People by US County

Percentage of Religious and Non-Religious People by US County

When the topic of religious participation arises, the opposite topic often comes up as well: What about people who aren’t religiously involved? Since the 2010 U.S. Religion Census includes data for 236 different groups, it is possible to compute how many people are claimed in individual counties*. In the map below, that computation was made by summing the adherents** from all the groups, then calculating the percentage in each county who were not claimed by any of those groups.

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Liturgical Meditations from Fuller Studios

 The liturgical calendar spans the life of Christ in a single year—from anticipation (Advent), to hope (Christmas...

The Spiritual Practice of Humor

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Volunteer and Live Longer Religious Lives

Ohio State researchers in June pored over hundreds of obituaries from across the country. They found that people with...

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