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Waving Palm Branches: Race and White Privilege in a Small Church

In October 2014, a group from East Liberty Presbyterian Church, the Community of Reconciliation Church, and the Verona Presbyterian Church toured together the temporary “RACE” exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh. Following the tour, the group … Continue reading

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The Daily Life of Interdenominational Ministry

Three pastors from different denominations reflect on their work together in a small town in Iowa, where ecumenical collaboration is simply a way of life. Rev. Catherine Belles, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) A couple of weeks ago while eating breakfast, I … Continue reading

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Hearing the Needs of the Community

To tell the truth, we didn’t think it went all that well. Almost five years ago, four pastors from four different denominations came together to write a proposal for a grant from the Calvin Institute for Worship Renewal. The granting … Continue reading

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