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Mercy Chefs; The Threshold Choir; Hanukkah on the River
December 16, 2016
Mercy Chefs; The Threshold Choir; Hanukkah on the River

Volunteer chefs bring their love of food and a good meal to people in need; these singers say they “learn to be present” in a sacred moment with the dying; and menorahs, dreidels, latkes, and boat parades “spread the miracle” … More

December 16, 2016
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Mercy Chefs
December 16, 2016
Mercy Chefs
“Hurting people don’t need to hear the gospel,” says Chef Gary LeBlanc. “They need to see the gospel.”
December 16, 2016
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The Threshold Choir
December 16, 2016
The Threshold Choir
“When we sing to a patient, we are sending them love, we are wishing them well on their journey, we are saying we’re all in this together...We are learning from them how to do this thing called dying,” says Sarah Stott, a member of the Threshold Choir in Washington, DC. 
December 16, 2016
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Hanukkah on the River
December 16, 2016
Hanukkah on the River
"When people stand together and see the menorah being lit, we're hoping to inspire them to a greater level of commitment and dedication to their own faith and tradition,” says Rabbi Chaim Block, executive director of San Antonio’s Chabad Center for Jewish Life & Learning.
December 16, 2016
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Restoring the Buffalo; Larry Brilliant; Bethlehem’s Holy Family Hospital
December 9, 2016
Restoring the Buffalo; Larry Brilliant; Bethlehem’s Holy Family Hospital

Members of the Blackfeet Nation restore their special relationship with the bison to fill their spiritual and material needs; a former hippie, doctor, and disease fighter chronicles his life rooted in the spirituality and social justice of the 1960s; and … More

December 9, 2016
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Restoring the Buffalo
December 9, 2016
Restoring the Buffalo
“The buffalo was always part of our daily life,” says Harry Barnes, chairman of the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council. “It was in front of us, it was behind us, it was around us. It created our shelter, our clothing, and that was an integral part of us. And then after we lost it, it was a ...
December 9, 2016
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Larry Brilliant
December 9, 2016
Larry Brilliant
“There’s so much to learn about ethical behavior in the Bhagavad Gita, the Talmud, all of the Old Testament, the New Testament…Islam,” says physician, philanthropist, former hippie, and Silicon Valley guru Larry Brilliant. His memoir is called Sometimes Brilliant: The Impossible ...
December 9, 2016
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Bethlehem’s Holy Family Hospital
December 9, 2016
Bethlehem’s Holy Family Hospital
The majority of patients are Muslim, and the majority of doctors and nurses are Christian at this hospital near the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. “The aim is to help people—to help the poor, to help the sick, Muslim, Christian, or whatever… We don’t refuse anybody,” says Dr. Salim ...
December 9, 2016
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Salt Lake City Refugee Resettlement; Christmas Music Tells the Story; Packing Meals for the Hungry
December 2, 2016
Salt Lake City Refugee Resettlement; Christmas Music Tells the Story; Packing Meals for the Hungry

Many refugees find a new home in conservative Utah; Carols, hymns, and popular songs eloquently convey this dark season’s hopes and fears; A community church in Virginia works with Stop Hunger Now to feed hungry children around the world.

December 2, 2016
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Salt Lake City Refugee Resettlement
December 2, 2016
Salt Lake City Refugee Resettlement
“Refugees are not the ones harming this country,” says Aden Batar, director of immigration and refugee resettlement for Catholic Community Services of Utah. “Ever since the refugee resettlement program started back in the ’70s, we have more than 3 million successfully resettled in the US, ...
December 2, 2016
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Christmas Music Tells the Story
December 2, 2016
Christmas Music Tells the Story
"Carols and hymns are amazingly succinct theological statements,” says Eileen Guenther, professor of church history at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC. “There is more theology in a few words of poetry than you can possibly imagine. You can have a whole sermon in four lines.”
December 2, 2016
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Packing Meals for the Hungry
December 2, 2016
Packing Meals for the Hungry
"This world is filled with so many problems you almost don’t know where to start. When you gather a bunch of people together there’s strength, and there’s encouragement in that…Instead of hearing a sermon, they come here and be the sermon," says Grace Community Church senior pastor John ...
December 2, 2016
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