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Jan 25, 2023

From the IEI Faith & Community Team

IEI's Faith and Community team shares reflections on the new year, upcoming events, resources, and recommendations for books and podcasts. 

Jun 28, 2022

Engage!: Collaborative Community and Organizational Capacity Building for Mutual Learning

IEI's rural faith team supports faith communities for increased community engagement and collaboration through a process that assists them with identifying and understanding the root causes of community issues, developing community action plans, and implementing those plans. 

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May 25, 2022

Institute for Emerging Issues receives $2M grant from The Duke Endowment for rural faith communities program

IEI has received a $2M grant from The Duke Endowment to continue its successful Faith and Community Initiative for another five years. 

Apr 27, 2022

Moving Forward: Questions and Practices for Remembering and Grounding

Rural Faith Senior Fellow John Dempsey Parker offers some ways faith and community leaders can reflect on what’s needed in their communities right now. 

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Feb 25, 2022

2022 RFCAI Faith & Community Conference Summary and Upcoming Engagements

A recap of the Rural Faith Communities recent work and a look ahead to spring gatherings. 

May 27, 2021

Director’s Log | May 2021

Anchors in a Storm Back in 2015, the Institute for Emerging Issues made a tricky commitment. We said we wanted to work on a project with The Duke Endowment to… 

May 27, 2021

Highlights from ReConnecting Faith & Community Conference

This past Tuesday, rural faith leaders gathered for our third and final day of the ReConnecting Faith & Community Conference. Since May 11, clergy and congregation members from over 60…