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How can a local congregation directly support its neighbourhood economic growth for the common good? This Social Cities profile examines the lessons learned when the congregation of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Buffalo, New York undertook to establish the Westminster Economic Development Initiative to improve the quality of life for their neighbours and extended communities.
Christian charities have praised a recent Senate report on the charities that affirmed religious organizations are an essential piece in serving charitable needs.
“If giving has a social dimension, we need to figure out what social dimension leads to giving,” notes Milton Friesen, Cardus Program Director of Social Cities
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