Not everyone in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States is polarized by politics. Thousands of citizens including faith groups, businesses, government and community organizations are supporting a month-long initiative called Day to Serve. Here's what it looks like.
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The new survey looked at trust in members of Congress, local elected officials, K-12 public school principals, journalists, military leaders, police officers, leaders of technology companies and religious leaders.
Through interviews with 30 Jewish families from the American Families of Faith project, we were enlightened by the many ways that Judaism helped these families to nurture and enrich their lives, marriages, and parent-child relationships.
Have you ever been around someone who brings a dark cloud into the room and rains on everyone’s day? Have you ever known someone who always manages to ask the right questions, always finds a way to lift and encourage, always finds a way to help people focus and collaborate to serve the common cause with purpose and even joy? Then you understand contagion.
Dolley Madison exemplified the neglected civic virtue of charity, during her service as America’s first, First Lady. She was the quintessential “help meet,” a true equal to her husband, President James Madison. Together, James, America’s greatest lawmaker, and Dolley, arguably the greatest woman in the founding era, led America through the Second War of Independence and its perilous first generation. Here's what we can learn from her example.
The national office of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) and the Great Salt Lake Council organized the event to recognize the Church for the more than century-long partnership the groups share, working together to build young men into respectful, upstanding citizens. The gala included pictures of leaders of the Church and the history of how the two organizations have partnered for 106 years.