Amy L. Kardash named president of the In Trust Center for Theological Schools

In her new role, Kardash will oversee and direct all the In Trust Center’s work in resourcing seminaries and theological colleges. These programs include Resource Consulting, a service that connects the leaders of theological schools to resources that enable them to make transformative changes within their institutions; In Trust magazine, a periodical for seminary trustees, administrators, and faculty members published since 1988; and the In Trust Center’s webinars and other educational programs.

Hope for those struggling this Christmas

“Christmas blues” affect many around the holidays, exposing the pain from previous tragedies or simply feelings of loneliness or desolation that seem to take over life’s experience. In her new book Stars at Night, psychotherapist Paula D’Arcy says those feelings won’t have the last word, that hope and happiness are achievable, if only the small glimmers of light can be recognized.


Let’s explore Catholic influence in North America

For the first time ever a single volume tells the fascinating story of three Roman Catholic civilizations — Spain, France, and Recusant England — as they explored, evangelized and settled the North American continent. This dramatic account unfolds in renowned author Dr. Kevin Starr’s new book, CONTINENTAL AMBITIONS: Roman Catholics in North America.


WealthEngine and the Westfall Group announce preferred partnership

WealthEngine, the leading provider of predictive marketing analytics, audience development, and wealth intelligence services, has announced an extension of their existing relationship with the Westfall Group, the nation’s leading innovator and implementer of major donor events. The Westfall Group has chosen WealthEngine as one of its preferred wealth data partners.


Roger Horowitz to speak on ‘Kosher USA”

Have you ever wondered how mainstream products like Coca-Cola achieved kosher status? Dr. Roger Horowitz, Director of Hagley’s Center for the History of Business, Technology and Society (Wilmington, Delaware), will answer this question and more as he delves into the subject of kosher food during a book and author talk on Friday, December 16, 2016, at Temple Israel of lawrence, 140 Central Avenue, Lawrence, N.Y.

Religious leaders at COP22 call for addendum to Paris Agreement: 33 percent reductions in greed, hatred and ignorance

Religious leaders who gathered at the UNFCCC Climate Conference COP 22 in Marrakech called for an addendum to the Paris Agreement to help nations meet their climate reduction goals. In addition to reducing carbon emissions, the religious delegation at the COP 22 proposed efforts to mitigate human greed, ignorance and hatred of the “other” — which are at the root of the devastating climate crisis.