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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

May 24, 2017

 

In this Issue

News  
   Announcing our new CEO!
   After Manchester, are you afraid of Muslims?
   Teach students how to disagree
   "Declare War" on achievement gap? Start tutoring!
   June 18, 2017: Two years after 'Mother' Emanuel
      Massacre
   Office in a faith-based incubator
     
Upcoming Events 
   Love Stories Change the World
   Joining Community Forces
   Spiritual Listening Training
   2017 Nonprofit Leadership Conference
   Art, Theopoetics, and Visual Homiletics
   
Make a Difference
   Making Room: Welcoming Refugees Takes a Community
   Save Sabbath Spaces
   An Ecumenical Declaration: Protecting Welcome,
      Restoring Hope
   Car Seat Detox Challenge

Resources
   How do preachers avoid moral grandstanding?
   Don't obsess over other churches

Grants
   Scholarship: Bright Lights
   Pastoral Study Project
   Grant: Pastoral Internships
   Grant: Mentoring for Young Adults
   Grant: Vocational Resources
 
Employment    
   Refugee Program Specialist: Health Case Manager
   Intensive Community Orientation AmeriCorps Member
   Executive Director
   Director of Youth and Young Adults
   Chaplain (Native American)
   Executive Director
   Executive Director

Looking Forward  
   The Challenge of the Christian Bible
   Uncovering Hidden Shame
   Rethinking Church
   Joining Community Forces

May 10, 2017

 

In this Issue

News  
   "Reform, Repent, Renew" keynote online
   Ramadan starts May 26!
   MCC Refugee Services receives generous gift
   A #BlessedRamadan sign is a catalyst
   Do not risk politically corrupting the church
   How thick are your silo walls?
   Seeing White
   Office in a faith-based incubator
     
Upcoming Events 
   Joining Community Forces
   Sacred Sites Tour
   Vets Ministry Roundtable: Conscience and War
   Church Network Spring Certification Seminars
   National and Global Politics and Religious Tensions
   
Make a Difference
   Calliope Women's Chorus to benefit MCC Refugee
      Services

Resources
   Trendlines indicate Mainline Protestantism has two
      decades
   Act quickly, think critically
   Meet Generation Z

Grants
   Scholarship: Bright Lights
   Grant: Pastoral Internships
   Grant: Mentoring for Young Adults
   Grant: Vocational Resources
 
Employment    
   Intensive Community Orientation AmeriCorps Member
   Executive Director
   Director of Youth and Young Adults
   Chaplain (Native American)
   Executive Director
   Executive Director

Looking Forward  
   2017 Nonprofit Leadership Conference
   The Challenge of the Christian Bible
   Uncovering Hidden Shame
   Rethinking Church

 


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