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"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

August 29, 2018

In this Issue

News  
   Open Sacred Sites Tours
   Join the faithful fight against white supremacy
   Respectful Conversations in Schools
   Faith-based social justice incubator
     
Upcoming Events 
   The Sound of Gospel
   Nobel Peace Prize Forum
   Sharing Sacred Spaces in Jerusalem
   City House Spiritual Listening Training
   Prophetic Imagination 2018
   A Faith-Filled Response to Mental Illness
   Alsworth Peace & Justice Lectures
   Addiction & Faith Conference
   
   Busy month of refugee arrivals
 
Resources
   Disruptive spiritual innovation
   It's OK. You can do it.
   John McCain: Man of quiet faith

Grants
   4 due within 1 month
   5 others
 
Employment    
   Secretary, MCC
   Office Administrator
   Interim Director of Youth Ministries
   United Campus Minister

Looking Forward  
   The Craft of Preaching
   Mediation Skills Training Institute
   STAR-Lite Training
   SoulShop for Youth Leaders
   Securing Your Place of Worship
   Collegeville Residencies
   Do Justice Conference
   Choosing Hope in Times of Disruption

Beyond Our Region  
   5 events

 

August 15, 2018

In this Issue

News  
   Sacred Sites Tours
   Black lives and white churches
   Civility is strength
   Faith-based social justice incubator
     
Upcoming Events 
   Nonprofit Essentials
   ​Protecting Conscience in the Midst of War
   Stepping Up to Staffing & Supervision of Church Staff
   The Sound of Gospel
   Nobel Peace Prize Forum
   
   More kitchen items needed for new refugee families
   Faithful Advocates Trainings
 
Resources
   Women: Be savvy about power
   New research on churchy stuff
   "Managed like a risk": Millennials and teens
      in the church
   Prevent staff & volunteer burnout

Grants
   Teacher-Scholar Grants
   4 due within 1 month
   4 others
 
Employment    
   Office Administrator
   Interim Director of Youth Ministries
   United Campus Minister
   Office Administrator

Looking Forward  
   City House Spiritual Listening Training
   Prophetic Imagination 2018
   Alsworth Peace & Justice Lectures
   Addiction & Faith Conference
   The Craft of Preaching
   Mediation Skills Training Institute
   SoulShop for Youth Leaders
   Securing Your Place of Worship
   Collegeville Residencies
   Do Justice Conference

Beyond Our Region  
   The Confirmation Conference
   4 events

 

August 1, 2018

In this Issue

News  
   A warm welcome to Healing Minnesota Stories!
   Civility: Is it damnation or salvation?
   Employing individuals with refugee & asylee status
   Lynching and white women
   Faith-based social justice incubator
     
Upcoming Events 
   Trauma of Race Seminar
   ​Community Prevention of Substance Abuse
   International Conference on Restorative Practices
   Nonprofit Essentials
   Stepping Up to Staffing & Supervision
   
   Backpacks for refugee children
   Food Waste Weekend
 
Resources
   Chris Pratt, public theologian
   This President, Christianity, and democracy
   God at (blue collar) work
   To be boxed, burned, or buried unadorned?

Grants
   2 due this month
   8 others
 
Employment    
   Office Administrator
   Interim Director of Youth Ministries
   Executive Director
   Adult Choir Director
   United Campus Minister
   Office Administrator

Looking Forward  
   Nobel Peace Prize Forum
   Prophetic Imagination 2018
   Alsworth Peace & Justice Lectures
   Addiction & Faith Conference
   The Craft of Preaching
   Securing Your Place of Worship
   Collegeville Residencies
   Do Justice Conference

Beyond Our Region  
   4 events

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