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April 2014 Blog Posts (4)

Help Change "Columbus Day" To "Indigenous People's Day"

The Minneapolis City Council unanimously voted last week to change "Columbus Day" to Indigenous People's Day." Please join me in asking members of the City Council of Philadelphia to do the same. Thank you, Rev. Nate

Minneapolis Changes "Columbus Day" To "Indigenous People's Day"

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Added by Former Settled Minister on April 25, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

New Volunteer Opportunities at the Andrew Jackson School

   The Learning Buddies at Jackson Elementary School (12th and Federal streets) are launching a new reading program called Achieve Now. It is a phonics-based program designed specifically to be used by volunteers. It is a series 0f scripted lessons requiring no advance reading instruction knowledge on the part of the teacher. The training for administration takes only about an hour. So far the students seem engaged and enthusiastic. If you are available from 10:30 through…

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Added by Sharon Tomalin on April 16, 2014 at 9:44am — No Comments

The Pulpit Classroom

I’ll be honest. When I first signed on to be the Lead Teacher for Religious Literacy last summer, I had an agenda. I needed to fulfill a “religious education competency” for my eventual meeting with the Ministerial Formation Committee, and the opportunity was too good to pass up. A familiar congregational environment, children whose brilliance I had already witnessed during intergenerational services, and the chance to build my…

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Added by Ranwa Hammamy on April 16, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

April Beacon

Short but sweet, the April Beacon is here! Inside you'll find lots of springtime delights...

  • The stunning auction flyer designed by our own Judy Haraburda.
  • Details about the Art Show, Auction, and other upcoming events.
  • The latest updates from the Property Working Group about the soon-to-bloom memorial garden. …

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Added by Michael McKee on April 1, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

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