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The winners of the 2020 Faith and Form/ID International Architecture Awards for Religious Architecture & Art has been announced by Partners for Sacred Places.
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Partners for Sacred Places Announces 2020 Awards for Religious Architecture

The winners of the 2020 Faith and Form/ID International Architecture Awards for Religious Architecture & Art has been announced by Partners for Sacred Places.

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Your congregation can live another day to pray another way - restore and revive your sacred real estate, and continue to serve your community.
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Applications open now for Sustainable Solutions for Sacred Sites!

Your congregation can live another day to pray another way - restore and revive your sacred real estate, and continue to serve your community.

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A physical space can be at the vital center of ministry—if you don't make it an idol.
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5 Do's and 5 Don'ts for Utilizing Your Church Building Well

A physical space can be at the vital center of ministry—if you don't make it an idol.

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Religious communities often face a choice: Sell off the buildings they can no longer afford, or find a way to fill them with new uses.
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America’s Epidemic of Empty Churches

Religious communities often face a choice: Sell off the buildings they can no longer afford, or find a way to fill them with new uses.

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The Land keeper June 2019 Edition Evan Pritchard

Dear Dolly Mama,

The Land keeper June 2019 Edition Evan Pritchard

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Religious leaders ponder whether selling their buildings to developers is really the best way to protect their congregations. The sight of old spires squeezed between new towering high-rises suggests the ability of churches and other houses of worship to hang on through block-altering building booms.

For Churches, a Temptation to Sell

Religious leaders ponder whether selling their buildings to developers is really the best way to protect their congregations. The sight of old spires squeezed between new towering high-rises suggests the ability of churches and other houses of worship to hang on through block-altering building booms.

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‘An Invitation to Faith and Non-Profit Communities’ forum was held on Tuesday, October 29.
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Forum recently held to discuss faith-based topics

‘An Invitation to Faith and Non-Profit Communities’ forum was held on Tuesday, October 29.

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A major new development may be coming to a site west of Westchester Square, but not without some grave concern.
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Grave concern at St. Peter’s/Planned 11-story complex may trample cemetery land

A major new development may be coming to a site west of Westchester Square, but not without some grave concern.

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In the world of impact enterprise and investing, lawyers don’t get a lot of love. But, in fact, they’re important behind-the-scenes players, building crucial structures, mechanisms and models that help make impact happen.

Grunin Prize Recognizes That, In Impact Investing, Lawyers Are Innovative, Too

In the world of impact enterprise and investing, lawyers don’t get a lot of love. But, in fact, they’re important behind-the-scenes players, building crucial structures, mechanisms and models that help make impact happen.

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The Rev. Darnell Harper stood in the darkened theater that for nearly 70 years has been the home of his Harlem church, the New Covenant ...

Houses of worship grappling with Harlem's development boom

The Rev. Darnell Harper stood in the darkened theater that for nearly 70 years has been the home of his Harlem church, the New Covenant ...

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As many churches in New York City struggle to survive and keep their buildings, Trinity Church, a land-rich, over 300-year-old congregation in Lower Manhattan, has emerged as a major real estate developer with a diverse investment portfolio worth $6 billion
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New York’s Trinity Church has a diverse investment portfolio worth $6 billion

As many churches in New York City struggle to survive and keep their buildings, Trinity Church, a land-rich, over 300-year-old congregation in Lower Manhattan, has emerged as a major real estate developer with a diverse investment portfolio worth $6 billion

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Philanthropy Has an Extraordinary Opportunity To Help Religious Institutions In Crisis

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The pace of closings of buildings, if not congregations, is increasing as congregations get smaller and buildings get more expensive to maintain.
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Reimagine worship spaces, resurrect churches from disuse

The pace of closings of buildings, if not congregations, is increasing as congregations get smaller and buildings get more expensive to maintain.

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Sanctuary for Immigrants: Hugely Symbolic, Rarely Used

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While many houses of worship are warding off developers as they struggle to hold on to their buildings, Trinity Church has become a big-time developer itself.
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The Church With the $6 Billion Portfolio

While many houses of worship are warding off developers as they struggle to hold on to their buildings, Trinity Church has become a big-time developer itself.

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Adaptation is a fundamental environmental thought. It means evolution or evolving. It implies that nature changes and lives and dies. It means that nature is more like an organism than a thing.

Remove the Pews and Let Sacred Sites Evolve

Adaptation is a fundamental environmental thought. It means evolution or evolving. It implies that nature changes and lives and dies. It means that nature is more like an organism than a thing.

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