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Contemporary Worship a Boon to Churches Youth Music Christianity Stained Glass Lilly Foundation Funding Insights Into Religion News

With its emphasis on an expressive spirituality, contemporary worship may be one of the most promising avenues for congregational growth.


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Understanding church context could be key to congregational change Unslash photo by Karl Frederickson

Studying a congregation's narrative, experts say, helps shape a church's future.

Beyond The Worship Wars; Creative Ideas For Renewing Church Services Getty Images_89173851  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

In moving traditional churches to embrace new forms of worship, experts say start small and be sure to communicate.

Thanksgiving Harvest Thanks Giving Sermon Table November Worship Planning Fall Feasts Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Knowing that many of our visitors are in the midst of Thanksgiving worship planning, we searched our affiliate group sites for great resources and articles for worship and sermon topics. We hope these links to resources will stimulate your own creative thinking and generate fresh Thanksgiving worship ideas this 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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Holy Week Inspiration

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Encouraging Youth Away From Marijuana

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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...


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