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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