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Author Robert Putnam Addresses Wheat Ridge Audience
In early November in downtown Chicago, Wheat Ridge Ministries hosted a dynamic lecture by Dr. Robert Putnam of Harvard University on the release of the new book, American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us, which he co-authored with Mr. David Campbell of Notre Dame.
The book is based upon two of the most comprehensive surveys ever conducted on religious and public life in America and includes a dozen in-depth portraits...
Wheat Ridge Ministries and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Launch “Joshua Grant Program”
Itasca, IL – Wheat Ridge Ministries, in partnership with the Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Chicagoland Regional Financial Office, is launching a new grant initiative. The Joshua Grant Program will award 2-3 grants of up to $10,000 over three years to inspire congregations toward courageous service in their community. Funds will be granted to health and human care projects that are...
Wheat Ridge Ministries and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans to Co-Host 12th Annual Seeds of Hope Award Dinner in Chicago
Itasca, IL – The Rev. Paul W. E. Anderson, Mrs. Judith A. Anderson, The Rev. Dr. Thomas H. Tews and The Rev. Nicholas J. Zook will each be recognized with a “Seeds of Hope” Award and Ms. Joanne M. Otte will be honored with the “Seeds of Hope Emerging Leader” Award at the Twelfth Annual Benefit Dinner on February 5, 2011, at the European Crystal...
Wheat Ridge Ministries and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans to Host 13th Annual Living Well Day for Professional Church Workers
Itasca, IL – Wheat Ridge Ministries, in partnership with Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, is pleased to host the 13th Annual Living Well Day for Professional Church Workers on Wednesday, November 3, 2010. The day will take place from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at The Katherine Legge Memorial Park and Lodge, Hinsdale, Illinois.
God calls us to live life...
Wheat Ridge Ministries to Honor Dr. Mary Wiese Gundelach with Seeds of Hope Award
Itasca, IL – Dr. Mary Wiese Gundelach, a retired Lutheran school administrator and philanthropist, will be recognized with Wheat Ridge Ministries’ “Seeds of Hope” Award at a special reception on October 17, 2010 at the home of Gordon and Lois Peacock in San Francisco, California.
The Seeds of Hope Award, which will be presented by Dr. Richard Herman, president of Wheat Ridge Ministries,...