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Kara Faris

Resource grants director, Center for Congregations

Kara Faris is the Indianapolis Center for Congregations resource grants director, as well as a resource consultant to congregations. She previously served for eight years as the center's education director. Before working at the center, Faris served First Friends Meeting of Indianapolis as associate pastor. With a degree in marketing from Butler University's College of Business Administration and a master of divinity degree from Christian Theological Seminary, Kara brings a blend of pragmatism, intuition and passion for lifelong learning to the center. Faris is the author, with Tim Shapiro, of "Divergent Church: The Bright Promise of Alternative Faith Communities."

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The Congregational Resource Guide (CRG) is an online tool designed to help leaders of all congregations find the right resources to address their unique challenges and needs. Funded by Lilly Endowment Inc., the CRG is a program of the Center for Congregations.

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