Monthly Archives: March 2015

“Engaging Faith Communities in Disaster” – training course

Once again the staff at the National Disaster Interfaiths Network offer an excellent product — this one is training course titled “Engaging Faith Communities in Disaster.” For more details see: Website and/or the Brochure for program

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New England Churches in Jeopardy After Record Snow

Although Presbyterian churches are the focus of this article, I would expect that places of worship of all denominations may have similar problems. See: Winter storms could spell doom for some churches. Presbyterian Disaster Assistance attempts to mitigate damages . … Continue reading

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Elders Can Contribute to Community Resilience Post-Disaster

This may be of interest to the faith-based community: http://recoverydiva.com/2015/03/11/elders-leading-the-way-to-resilience/

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Religious Practice and Affiliation, 1983-2014

From the Washington Post, this article about a recent study: Americans continue to pray even as religious practices wither, survey finds. If this trend continues, there will be fewer houses of worship and fewer clergy in the years to come.  … Continue reading

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