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September 1, 2020

Tim Soerens: ‘Where is the church on a Tuesday afternoon?’

The co-founding director of the Parish Collective urges Christians to look for what God is doing — right now — in their neighborhoods.

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January 21, 2020

A Texas congregation caring for immigrants gains a new understanding of Christianity as a ‘trauma-healing movement’

Members of a Mennonite church in San Antonio have been welcoming people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border — an experience that has changed their understanding of the gospel.

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August 20, 2019

A multilingual priest connects her congregation and its community through language and listening

The Rev. Audra Abt started a Spanish-language Mass and a health access ministry, meeting neighbors’ needs and rejuvenating a small church in North Carolina.

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An Atlanta church restores its forest and helps urban residents connect with God and nature

Under the guidance of a visionary minister and an energetic lay leader, Central Congregational UCC turned its overgrown 8-acre forest into a nature preserve. The payoff has been far greater than the church expected.

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