The Other Philadelphia Story: How Local Congregations Support Quality of Life in Urban America

by Ram A. Cnaan, Stephanie C. Boddie, and others. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006.
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Based on an interfaith research study of more than 1,300 Philadelphia-based congregations, this resource examines the social service needs that congregations in the area fullfil.

Offerings: notes, bibliography, detailed index, insight from a research study of more than 1,300 Philadelphia-based congregations, Latino and Black congregations, the role of women

Best For: clergy and lay leaders of any faith tradition

Cost: purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses:

  • Assess the impact of your outreach ministry by studying social service needs that congregations in other areas supply.
  • Share this resource with congregation leaders to spark a conversation about expanding community impact through additional programs.

Curator Curated by Janet Hoover



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