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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.

 

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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.

Whatever one’s perspective on the federal government's faith-based initiative, one thing is clear: Religious congregations do make a difference in people’s lives.

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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Christian communities in Iraq are some of the world’s oldest. Most Christians there today belong to... More > As the G8 nations met in Washington in May 2012, Adam Taylor, World Vision’s vice president for... More >
We live in a world of constantly changing new media technology that complicates the perennial... More > The Lilly Endowment supported a multi-denominational program to bring clergy, churches, schools and... More >

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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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