Community

Your neighbors, friends, colleagues, fellow churchgoers, and people you do business with make up the rich tapestry of your community. Embrace your community and make sure to do your part to make it stronger.
Prayers for a new school year
How to Pray

Prayers for a New Kind of School Year

With all the challenges and complications of opening schools, here are words of comfort and encouragement.

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Praying for racial justice
Power of Prayer

Healing the Wounds of Racism

A church group embarks on the road to reconciliation and transformation.

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A road with sunshine at the end.
Coping With Grief

Mourning and Moving On: Growing through Grief 

A pastor reflects on civil rights, loss and the Biblical case for coping with it all.

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Bike shop
Inspiring Stories

102-Year-Old Bike Shop is Popular Again as Bicycle Sales Surge During Pandemic

The New York staple is one of the oldest bike stores in the U.S.

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An artist's rendering of a medical professional wearing his portrait.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Face Time

Her project provides wearable portraits for medical personnel to connect with Covid-19 patients.

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An artists rendering of a decorated door with a bee and "kind" written.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Sweet Art

Make your home and neighborhood brighter by decorating your doors and windows.

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Pastor Derrick Shields
Positive Thinking

How This Church Strives For Reconciliation in a Historically Segregated City

Prayer, small groups and an openness to new perspectives help a multicultural church in Georgia succeed.

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Diverse group holding hands.
People Helping People

5 Ways Churches Can Thrive by Embracing Diversity

Across the nation a variety of churches are taking concrete steps to become more inclusive.

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A man taking a neighborhood walk.
Exercise

5 Perks of Going on a Walk in Your Neighborhood

Meet your neighbors, discover new businesses and other benefits of staying close to home.

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Undivded program at Crossroads Church/ Photo credit: Jim Gromley
Positive Thinking

How This Megachurch Embraces Diversity

One of America’s most successful churches is taking action to battle racism.

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