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RCCA and the Death Penalty

The Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta and the Death Penalty…

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Added by RCCAtl on August 10, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Diabetes Screening Project





There are 35 million Americans who are 65 years or older. One in three seniors has diabetes; nearly 50% don't know it. Another 40% have pre-diabetes. All are at risk for serious health problems.



To help address this growing figure, the Medicare Diabetes Screening Project: A…
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Added by RCCAtl on August 4, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

On-line Meditations and Daily Devotionals

Do you spend most of your day at your computer or sitting at a desk? Do you begin the day by checking your…
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Added by RCCAtl on July 20, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Candler offers Christmas DVD for Bible studies

Emory’s Candler School of Theology has released A Thrill of Hope: The Christmas Story in Word and Art, a DVD presentation that blends the school’s extensive collection of the art of John August Swanson with the well-known biblical narratives of Christmas presented by beloved teachers and scholars from the…
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Added by RCCAtl on June 21, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

National Marrow Donor Program

Because you have faith, you can bring hope

Did you know there are over seventy different life threatening diseases where the only cure is a bone marrow or cord blood transplant?…

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Added by RCCAtl on April 30, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

2020 Georgia

 

The Regional Council of Churches is a partner of 2020 Georgia - a new and growing alliance of more than 60 organizations. Our common goal is to promote a balanced approach to Georgia’s fiscal crisis that…
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Added by RCCAtl on April 29, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Civility and Theology

A letter from The Co-Chairs, Board, and Staff Members of the Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta To Congregations in the Atlanta region. April 22, on the uncivil political climate in the United States. Select Read More for our statement.



Another statement …
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Added by RCCAtl on April 27, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Harmony and Religious Diversity

Faith Alliance of Metro Atlanta speaks out for religious freedom on September 13,…

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Added by RCCAtl on April 27, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

National 100,000 Homes Campaign

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Georgia Becomes The First State To Join The National 100,000 Homes Campaign and the Vulnerabilty…

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Added by RCCAtl on April 22, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Labor Day

Labor Day Worship Resources



We gather this Labor Day weekend to celebrate the work that people do and the gift of work that God has given us. Several denominations and the National Council of Churches offer resources…
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Added by RCCAtl on April 11, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

National Preparedness Month

Added by RCCAtl on April 7, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Protecting Consumers through Congregations





The Federal Trade Commission works with churches, community groups, and organizations to provide information that helps consumers protect themselves against scams and make wise buying decisions. Read more...…
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Added by RCCAtl on April 7, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Theology Studies at Metro Prison for Women

I’ve come to see that unquestioned... theology is almost like a bondage or prison – no freedom to form new ideas.

from a participant in the Certificate in Theological Studies at Metro State Prison for Women,…
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Added by RCCAtl on April 6, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The Rev. Parke Renshaw PhD

A servant of God has finished his work on earth. As John Shippee of the Regional Council of Churches said, “The Rev. Parke Renshaw, PhD, walked the walk, indeed many walks of Christian commitment and calling in ways few others have been able to do.” Committed to racial equality and working in the segregated South, Parke was a founding member of Concerned Black Clergy of Atlanta. Committed to international reconciliation and to…
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Added by RCCAtl on March 24, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Church Women United

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Added by RCCAtl on March 15, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Bishop Spong in five-part Atlanta series





The Rt. Rev. John Shelby Spong, liberal Chrsitian, critical thinker, provocative author and speaker, and bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark, New Jersey from 1978 to 2000, will lead a five-part program on Building a New…
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Added by RCCAtl on March 2, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Prayer Bead Workshop





A String and a Prayer-How to Make and Use Prayer Beads

...for endings and beginnings...for families and world leaders... for healing...for peace...for every day...…
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Added by RCCAtl on March 2, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Pastors Breakfast Dialogue

Is there a young person in your class or congregation who should be recognized and encouraged to use a God given talent to preach? Bring that young person with you to the September Pastors Breakfast Dialogue. Dr. Moody says, Gospel preaching is a vocation of public and social significance, a calling worthy of the very best and…
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Added by RCCAtl on February 22, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

National Festival of Young Preachers









Dr. Dwight…
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Added by RCCAtl on February 22, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Congregational Nurse Preparation Course

 Faith Community Nursing – Whole Person Health

A Faith-based Educational Opportunity for Registered…
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Added by RCCAtl on February 19, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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Harvest of Hope


Intergenerational Apple Harvest of Hope ecumenical study, worship, and mission retreat program of the Society of St. Andrew.Find out more here.

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Inspiritus (formerly Lutheran Services of Georgia)

KIND, ensuring that no child appears in immigration court alone without high quality representation, needs translators in Atlanta 

Free meals for Fulton County Children

Important news about free breakfasts and lunches for Fulton County children. Read the AJC article here.

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