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Melanie Ave

Communications manager, Concordia Seminary St. Louis

Melanie Ave is the communications manager for Concordia Seminary St. Louis. Before that, she was communications director for Smile Squared and a writer, editor and social media coordinator for The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. She was a journalist for 18 years, working for newspapers in Oklahoma, Texas and Florida.

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Trappist monks become entrepreneurs. Brothers at a monastery in Missouri run a business enterprise while also dedicating their lives to God.

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PreachingandWorship.org aims to provide easy access to excellent online resources for preparing sermons and worship services for a wide range of denominations and traditions. It is a collaborative project of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship and the Christian Classics Ethereal Library and Hymnary.org.

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