The Common Good


Classifed: Events

January 23-25, 2015

Join us at the Interfaith Conference on Drone Warfare at Princeton Theological Seminary January 23-25. Sponsored by national denominations, conference is first religious convening on drones. Learn more:

January 26-27, 2015

Today’s leaders of faith-based institutions are expected to not only spiritually inspire and engage their congregations – they are also expected to effectively manage complex organizations and skillfully lead teams of staff and volunteers. In this cutting-edge, nondenominational residential program, faith leaders will have the rare opportunity to both learn the leadership and management skills they need and apply the lessons learned directly to the challenges they face in the faith-based organizations they serve.

For more information about Leading a Vibrant Faith Community and other Nonprofit Executive Education offerings at the Kellogg School of Management, visit our website or call 847-491-3415.

Classifed: Job Openings

Associate Editor

Sojourners has an immediate opening for an experienced and well-rounded Associate Editor in its Washington, D.C. office. This member of our faith- and justice-oriented editorial team will have responsibility for editing and developing materials for Sojourners magazine, including soliciting articles, working with authors, copy editing, and proofreading, as well as other editorial duties. View the full job description here.

Internship Program

Looking for a chance to explore your vocational calling and expand your ideas of spirituality and community, all while serving the mission of Sojourners? Apply for our internship program! This yearlong internship combines full-time jobs in our nonprofit office with an opportunity to live in an intentional Christian community. The program is one of Christian discipleship, and is open to anyone 21 years or older who is single or married without dependents. For complete information on the program and application, visit Apply by March 1, 2015!


The Tree of Life Ministries, an ecumenical relief agency associated with the Dakotas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, is seeking a new Director.  The ministry works with the Lakota tribe and volunteers to provide food, decent housing, and affordable clothing for the needy members of the Rosebud Reservation.  Our website is:

Closing date for prospective candidates is April 1, 2015.  Start date will be June 1, 2015.  For more information, contact Dr. Tom Gilmore, 605.665.8303,

Congregation-Based Community Organizer

The Metro New York Synod of the ELCA is looking for an experienced Congregation-based community organizer who can help our congregations learn community organizing as we try new ways of advocating for the betterment of our towns, villages, and urban neighborhoods. The fundamental responsibility of the community organizer will be to train others in the principles, tactics, and methods of congregation-based community organizing. The community organizer will identify leaders, both clergy and lay, and teach them how to organize their congregations to better engage the pressing issues their communities confront. Find the full job description and application here.