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A decennial research project released May 1, 2012 shows Mormons, Muslims and nondenominational Christians are on the rise; however, it also indicates that less than 50 percent of Americans are claimed by a congregation.

 

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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.

The number of Americans with no religious affiliation continues to rise. Fewer young people are going to church. And the effects of recession have placed greater burdens on religious institutions in a time of shrinking resources.

Martin Luther King’s once said 11 a.m. Sunday morning is the most segregated hour in America.

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At a time when a growing number of young adults aged 18 to 34 are not connected with any religion,... More > Having and using computer technology is no longer optional for churches that want to be effective.... More >
Research from the National Organization of Disability suggests that people with disabilities are... More > Conducted by the Congregational Life Project, this profile of worshippers in their congregations... More >

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International Peacemaker on Syrian Refugee Crisis at Union Seminary

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Discovering Hope in the Valley of Dry Bones

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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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