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2013-09-04 23:19:04

A one-day Faith and Innovation Summit, recognizing a new generation of faith leaders who embrace the power of innovation to inspire the next generation, will be held on Friday, Oct. 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Rivier University, 420 South Main Street in Nashua, N.H. Nashua, N.H. (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 A one-day Faith and Innovation Summit, recognizing a new generation of faith leaders who embrace the power of innovation to inspire the next generation, will be held on Friday, Oct....

2012-11-20 16:28:05

DALLAS, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Lightstock Press Release Launched in late November 2012, Lightstock is a faith-focused, safe-searching, carefully-curated stock photography website geared for the Christian community. Its images are perfect for any number of church or ministry uses, whether it's bulletins, church websites, sermon slides, worship backgrounds, or video illustrations. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121120/CG17222) Founders, Jon & Josh Bailey...

2011-11-02 07:00:00

1and700.com today announced it has launched the worldâs first Christian based crowdfunding website and looking for projects to fund. 1and700.com was created by Christian missionaries to reclaim the 7 mountains of society by using the innovation of crowdfunding in the Christian Community. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) November 02, 2011 A Christian Crowdfunding website 1and700.com based in Pasadena, California today announced it has launched the worldâs first Christian based...

2011-06-16 11:19:00

National Forum Aligned with "Joining Forces," First Lady Michelle Obama's Initiative to Support Military Families ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Candy Hill, Senior Vice President of Social Policy and Government Affairs for Catholic Charities USA, will serve as a national panelist for today's Army OneSource (AOS) National Partnership Forum being held in Arlington, VA, just outside the nation's capital. Ms. Hill represents one of two faith-based organizations...

2011-01-24 07:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Texas Specialty Physicians (NTSP) Charitable Fund announced new funding opportunities for non-profit organizations, government organizations, private foundations, universities or faith-based organizations serving the North Texas region. The NTSP Charitable Fund is currently offering two $10,000 grants. Those organizations chosen will present opportunities that serve the community and fit well within the Charitable Fund's mission of...

2010-12-02 15:46:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 90 leaders of faith, health and development organizations from across the world gathered at Washington National Cathedral and at a meeting at the White House to recommend new ways to work together to deliver aid and care to the poorest people. The group formally launched the "Global Initiative for Faith, Health and Development" (www.cifa.org/initiatives/the-global-initiative-for-faith-health-and-development-2010.html). To view the...

2010-04-14 07:45:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Greg Kepferle, CEO of Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, CA, in House testimony today, called on Congress to maintain and increase funding for juvenile justice programs with a priority on funding for early prevention and intervention and funding for proven alternatives to incarceration. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081008/CCUSALOGO) "One dollar a year invested in community-based prevention and intervention and...

2008-12-16 15:04:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) co-sponsored a summit on Monday to foster greater collaboration in disaster response. The Senior Leaders' Best Practices Summit: Partnering with Faith-Based and Community Organizations on Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery brought together faith-based and community...

2008-11-13 15:00:11

A reverend in Norfolk, Va., says U.S. President George W. Bush's faith-based initiative has been less than successful. The Rev. Geoffrey V. Guns said since the president introduced the initiative seven years ago, a large number of those groups benefiting from the federal program are not related to church congregations, The Norfolk Virginian-Pilot said Thursday. "Out of 100 churches, you'd be hard-pressed to find 10 local churches that have benefited directly from the faith-based...

2008-07-27 03:00:36

By Lynn, Barry W I don't claim to be an expert on international churchstate relations. Americans United occasionally looks at religious liberty issues abroad, but frankly, there is enough work on these shores to keep us busy. Sometimes, however, we find that actions and policies of the U.S government affect people living in other nations. This is why I recently agreed to speak at a forum at Harvard University's School of Public Health that focused primarily on how the Bush Administration's...