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Wheat Ridge Ministries Adds Three New Members to its Board of Directors
Itasca, IL – Wheat Ridge Ministries recently elected three new members to its Board of Directors:
Ms. Rebecca Brandt, Scottsdale, Arizona
Mr. A. William Kernen, Omaha, Nebraska
Mrs. Cheryl Porter, Castle Rock, Colorado
“Wheat Ridge Ministries is incredibly blessed by the leadership of a national...
Wheat Ridge Ministries Awards $234,000 to Seed Eight New Ministry Projects
Itasca, IL – Wheat Ridge Ministries recently approved eight grants totaling $234,000 to assist new ministries of health and hope throughout the world.
“We are excited to partner with these eight inspired new ministries,” said Mr. Brian Becker, Vice President for Ministry Programs. “Each of these represents people who are willing to put their faith into action, often in difficult places....
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...