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How Are Women’s Roles in Faith Changing in Houston?

Posted on · Women have played key roles in faith-based communities as long as they have existed. In recent years, that leadership has been formalized. More congregations today are led by women. Here in Houston, women are Reverends and Rabbis, hold leadership roles in interfaith organizations. And yet, some sects of some religions still hold to long-standing, traditional […]

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Why Religious Charities in Houston Wish More People Were in Church

Posted on · Back in the early 1980s, about six or seven percent of Houstonians did not affiliate themselves with any religion. Today, that number has nearly doubled. So we consider what this trend means for established religious institutions in Houston, and the services they provide, now and in the future. We’ll welcome your comments and questions for Dr. Lynn […]

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Houston Holds Community Vigil For Sikhs

Posted on · Houston will hold a candlelight vigil tomorrow night for the victims of the Sikh temple shooting. It's the second mass shooting in recent weeks and Houston leaders will gather at city hall for a time of mourning.

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Teens Go to Spiritual Camp

Posted on · When you think of summer camp, lots of things may come to mind, but probably not religion and spirituality. This week, Interfaith Ministries has been holding a teen summer camp in which camp-goers learn about various religions by meeting and interacting with people just like themselves.