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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Partners for Just Trade - Gifts of Life

National Council of Churches Newletter December 2011

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U.S., Cuba church leaders celebrate unity
U.S., Cuba church leaders celebrate unity

Sixteen representatives of U.S. National Council of Churches member communions were in Cuba November 28 through December 2 meeting with Cuban church and political leaders, including President Raúl Castro. 
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Serving up prayer and coffee to go

Serving up prayer and coffee to goThe young couple appears to live out of their car. He says, “I could really go for a cup of coffee.” She responds, “You just have to have a little faith.” A moment later they see a sign inviting them for a free cup of coffee and a prayer.
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An unintentional tentmaker

An unintentional tentmakerJustin Souza didn’t set out to become a tentmaker — he simply followed in the path it seemed God was calling him. A major component on that path was a love of music.

Church gets unemployed ‘job ready’

Church gets unemployed ‘job ready’Katherine Simons sees it all the time. Hopelessness.
She sees it on the faces of the thousands of out-of-work people who walk her doors.

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