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News for the Common Good

"News for the Common Good" is an electronic newsletter whose purpose is to build the common good in the world by sharing items of interest to the Minnesota community. We emphasize cross-pollination and bridge-building between faith, broader nonprofit, and other social sectors.

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This Month's Newsletters

February 15, 2017

 

In this Issue

News  
   An empathy app for kids
   The body of Christ in the news
   You can teach hope
   SURJ in churj
   Great faith-based nonprofit ISO new CEO
   You could office in the Minnesota Church Center
     
Upcoming Events 
   The Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformative Movement
   Nonprofits Communications & Technology Conference
   JRLC Day on the Hill
   An Ounce of Prevention: Investing in Our Kids
   Interim Ministry Workshop
   Changing the Way the Church Views Racism
   Mahle Symposium: Religious Responses to Trauma and
      Illness
   Religion and Faith in Our Community
   Living Without Enemies
   Stand Your Ground
   (Inter)Faith & Bullying
   
Make a Difference
   Gift Cards for Refugees
   We Are America - Day of Congressional Action
   Survey: Preaching on Justice

Resources
   Thoughts on politics and the pulpit
   Preaching to transform lives
   How to read more books this year
   We are most human when playing
   Nonreligious would be world's third largest religion
   Grant: Collaborative Inquiry Team
   Grant: National Clergy Renewal Program
   Scholarship: Bright Lights
   Grant: Pastoral Internships
   Grant: Mentoring for Young Adults
   Grant: Vocational Resources
 
Employment    
   Chief Executive Officer
   Minnesota FoodShare Program Manager
   Director of Leadership Development
   Pilgrim Point Camp Director
   Pilgrim Point Camp Program Director
   Interim Executive Director
   Minister of Music
   Nursery Care Provider

Looking Forward  
   Faith for Life: Brian McLaren
   Ecumenical Advocacy Days
   National Workshop on Christian Unity

 

February 2, 2017

 

In this Issue

News  
   Unified faith leaders embrace refugees, oppose executive
      order
   Needed: One CEO
   How can you shape public discourse?
   Invite a Life Learner Partner to speak at your church
   10 lynchings in Minnesota history
   You could office in the Minnesota Church Center
     
Upcoming Events 
   Collegeville Writing Workshops
   Recharge: Youth Leadership Conference
   Urban Indian Challenges
   The Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformative Movement
   Nonprofits Communications & Technology Conference
   JRLC Day on the Hill
   An Ounce of Prevention: Investing in Our Kids
   
Make a Difference
   Advocate Now to Welcome Refugees
   We Are America - Day of Congressional Action

Resources
   When is politeness not a virtue?
   The Irrational Jesus
   Don't be too generous
   10 minutes of mindfulness a day
   Grant: Collaborative Inquiry Team
   Grant: National Clergy Renewal Program
   Scholarship: Bright Lights
   Grant: Pastoral Internships
   Grant: Mentoring for Young Adults
   Grant: Vocational Resources
 
Employment    
   Chief Executive Officer
   Spiritual Care Professional
   Director of Leadership Development
   Pilgrim Point Camp Director
   Pilgrim Point Camp Program Director
   Interim Executive Director
   Minister of Music
   Nursery Care Provider

Looking Forward  
   Changing the Way the Church Views Racism
   Religion and Faith in Our Community
   Faith for Life: Brian McLaren
   Ecumenical Advocacy Days
   National Workshop on Christian Unity

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