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One Christmas Story People Rich in Spirit  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Like so many of America’s once bustling industrial centers, Reading, PA, has been on a downward spiral for decades. The city has lost factories, jobs and population. The latest economic recession amplified its burdens. Something that Reading has never lost, however, is hope—hope and an abiding belief in the power of community.

 

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One Christmas Story People Rich in Spirit  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Like so many of America’s once bustling industrial centers, Reading, PA, has been on a downward spiral for decades. The city has lost factories, jobs and population. The latest economic recession amplified its burdens. Something that Reading has never lost, however, is hope—hope and an abiding belief in the power of community.

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Agencies of all creeds come together in times of tragedy Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Relief organizations work around theological differences to help Haiti. When it comes to disaster relief, go-it-alone denominationalism is giving away to cooperation.

Does God have a place in the gun control debate? This portal has frequently highlighted resources from our affiliates that address gun issues, however as the debate escalates in response to violence and legislation, we offer the following resources from our affiliates that provide insight into how faith communities can respond to the gun violence, cope with tragedies and promote change.

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Children's Faith, Doubt and Silence

During a three-year longitudinal study launched by the Fuller Youth Institute, a parent with three post–high school...

Sermons For Those Struggling with Depression

On Sunday, before worshippers at Washington's National Cathedral, Michael Gerson, Washington Post columnist, delivered...

Lilly Endowment Launchs the Seventh Phase of its Giving Indiana Funds

"Last fall, Lilly Endowment launched the seventh phase of its Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow initiative (GIFT VII),...

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