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Join us as we celebrate UNITED! The 2016 Christ Emmanuel Homecoming. We will be hosting a Creative Arts Meet and Greet with lots of food and fun before the final rehearsal for the Creative Arts / CHOIR REUNION CONCERT! This event on Saturday, September 3rd is going to be EPIC! Featuring all of our past and present choir members, musicians and directors, like: Meleasa Brown, John W. Stevenson, Bennie Fluellen, Maurice Crutcher, Jeff Solomon, Anthony "Smitty" Smith, Paul Eric Watford, Joel Davis, Darwin Hobbs.... and more. Make plans to attend.

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Program Coordinator - Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Date: Jan 19, 2016

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Req ID: 10088

The University of Cincinnati embraces diversity and inclusion as core values that empower individuals to transform their lives and achieve their highest potential. By using talents of people from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, this vibrant, urban research university demonstrates its commitment to creating a community that values the contributions of all its members.

The Office of Diversity & Inclusion is looking for a Program Coordinator. This position will report to the Chief Diversity Officer and will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all other activities.


  • An attractive compensation package, including base salary and excellent benefits (e.g., retirement, medical/dental, tuition remission);
  • An outstanding professional opportunity to work with highly talented and committed colleagues and contribute to the growth of a world-class organization and fulfillment of the overall mission of the institution;
  • Growth potential within the university.

Essential Function

Under general supervision from the Chief Diversity Officer, the Program Coordinator will plan, design, evaluate, modify and coordinate programs for the Office of Diversity & Inclusion. The Program Coordinator will work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and external partners to plan, implement, assess, and coordinate learning opportunities that provide the skills, knowledge, and mindset to achieve and sustain an inclusive learning and working environment. The Program Coordinator will also be responsible for managing the administrative and logistical aspects of university-wide Diversity & Inclusion efforts.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinate, implement and market diversity programs and projects, such as the annual Diversity & Inclusion Conference, the Diversity & Inclusion incentive grants, and round table discussions.
  • Create and maintain a comprehensive annual schedule of learning opportunities including workshops, guest presenters, professional development opportunities, and related activities that support the development of skills, knowledge, and mindset needed to create an inclusive learning and working environment.
  • Promote cultural understanding and serve to educate members of the campus community about issues that intersect various aspects of identity (i.e. race, class, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, ability, religion, etc.).
  • Collaborate with staff, faculty and students in creative ways to assist them in creating and promoting a welcoming, supportive and inclusive climate within the university.
  • Create and deliver press releases, advertisements and other marketing materials related to Diversity & Inclusion efforts. Provide content for the office website. Engage university and local community on social media.
  • Develop program objectives and monitor quantitative and qualitative data on progress toward objectives. 
  • Research and analyze relevant literature, and benchmark information in order to develop new program ideas, propose program changes, and write grant proposals.
  • Develop, administer and analyze assessment/evaluation questionnaires.  Compile statistics and prepare reports.
  • Provide information and referral resources to colleagues regarding internal and external resources relating to equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • May provide direct supervision to graduate assistants, interns and student workers (i.e., hiring, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with one (1) year experience; OR Associates’ degree with three (3) years experience; OR five (5) years experience.  Experience must be in program coordination.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Experience in behavioral science, human resources management, social sciences, education, communication, human relations, or other relevant disciplines.
  • Demonstrate success in creating and delivering educational programming with and for diverse audiences.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to present effectively in public settings.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, collaborate, and complete projects.
  • Demonstrated research, analysis, problem-solving, and data collection skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity in employment and academia.
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Experience working with faculty, staff, and students in higher education.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with people from different cultural backgrounds.
  • High ethics, integrity and confidentiality consistent with the position.
  • Excellent skills in budget management and administration.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter who possesses strong organizational and administrative skills; strong interpersonal communication skills; excellent written, oral, and presentation skills; demonstrated marketing and social media skills; computer proficiency in Microsoft Office; ability to work independently; and ability to work evenings and weekends. Experience in the field of diversity and inclusion, collaboration with others in the field, and innovation are core expectations for this position.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Vet / Disabled.

REQ ID: 10088

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Program Manager, Diversity, Medical, Equity, Management, Human Resources, Healthcare, Finance, Research

7 Breakfasts

1. Green Power Mojito Smoothie | Ready in 10 minutes

Allrecipes member FreeFa11 says this tart, satisfying, and delicious smoothie disguises healthy greens with a taste similar to a mojito. Sign me up!

Green Power Mojito Smoothie | 21 Healthy, Delicious Recipes To Kick-Start Your Daniel Fast |

Photo by llgrotts

2. Cranberry-Orange Spiced Oatmeal| Ready in 7 minutes

A sugar-free oatmeal recipe that comes together quickly in the microwave.

3. Coconut Date Bars| Ready in 40 minutes

Another easy grab-and-go option for busy mornings. Just bake the night before.

4. Ethiopian Cabbage Dish | Ready in 75 minutes

Cabbage? For breakfast? When you add potato and spices, it makes a pleasing dish indeed. #Protip: Do not add liquid, as the cabbage and potatoes release plenty on their own.

Ethiopian Cabbage Dish | 21 Healthy, Delicious Recipes To Kick-Start Your Daniel Fast |

Photo by TTV78

5. g’Oatmeal| Ready in 90 minutes

It’s oatmeal, peanut butter and other goodness baked in a muffin tin for an easy grab-and-go breakfast. Choose all-natural peanut butter to dodge added sugars and skip the honey until after the fast.

g'Oatmeal | 21 Healthy, Delicious Recipes To Kick-Start Your Daniel Fast |

Photo by cnoel42

6. Anna’s Scrambled Tofu | Ready in 25 minutes

Here’s the closest texture and flavor to scrambled eggs while you’re foregoing them. Add spinach, mushrooms, peanuts, or cashews as topping, or serve over quinoa or brown rice.

7. All-Fruit Smoothies | Ready in 10 minutes

Smooth, frosty and dairy-free. Add a tablespoon of peanut butter or almond butter for a protein boost.

All-Fruit Smoothies | 21 Healthy, Delicious Recipes To Kick-Start Your Daniel Fast |

Photo by llgrotts

7 Lunches, Sides, and Salads

1. Refreshing  Sweet and Spicy Jicama Salad (Vegan) | Ready in 50 minutes

Light, crisp, crunchy, spicy. This energizing salad has got it all.

Jicama Salad | 21 Healthy, Delicious Recipes To Kick-Start Your Daniel Fast |

Photo by CookieEater

2. Salad Ole | Ready in 3+ hours

Why must you wait so long? Well, the tomatoes, zucchini, corn, avocado, lemon juice, and spices need time to mingle and marinate. #Protip: Use fresh pico de gallo in place of bottled picante sauce to avoid added sugars and sweeteners.

3. Vegan Black Bean Quesadillas | Ready in 55 minutes

Choose whole-grain tortillas to stay true to the fast. What the heck is nutritional yeast, you ask? Read this.

4. Roasted Chickpeas | Ready in 45 minutes

Oven-roasted garbanzo beans are an easy, addictive, and healthy snack. #Protip: Keep a can of chickpeas in your pantry so you always have a quick snack to make for surprise company.

Miss sandwiches? Think cucumber

Our friends at The Kitchn demonstrate how to transform a cucumber into a tasty vessel for tuna salad, egg salad, and other sandwich spreads. And don’t miss their recipe for one ingredient ice cream.

5. Protein-Packed Spicy Vegan Quinoa with Edamame | Ready in 45 minutes

Easy to make, hearty, and oh-so satisfying.

Protein-Packed Spicy Vegan Quinoa with Edamame | 21 Healthy, Delicious Recipes To Kick-Start Your Daniel Fast |

Photo by HeidiM

6. Vegan Black Bean Soup | Ready in 45 minutes

As good as any served in a restaurant and just right for your Thermos.

7. Cilantro Edamame Hummus | Ready in 15 minutes

This creamy snack will fill you up and looks pretty paired with carrot sticks on your table.

7 Dinners

1. Roasted Cauliflower Soup | Ready in about 2 hours

So creamy, it’s hard to believe it’s dairy-free.

Roasted Cauliflower Soup | 21 Healthy, Delicious Recipes To Kick-Start Your Daniel Fast |

Photo by bd.weld

2. Ginger Veggie Stir-Fry | Ready in 40 minutes

Pile this tasty meal atop brown rice and you’re good to good. Here’s a good how-to on how to make super easy weeknight stir-fry with whatever might be in your fridge. If you’re not sure how to cook brown rice, you can always buy it frozen in packs at your local Trader Joe’s.

3. Traditional Style Vegan Shepherd’s Pie | Ready in 75 minutes

Comfort food galore for a cold winter’s night.

4. Spicy Vegan Potato Curry |  Ready in 1 hour

Recipe creator MeganLee says the abundant spices make this better than any restaurant curry she’s tasted. Replace the white rice with brown or just enjoy this hearty curry on its own.

Spicy Vegan Potato Curry | 21 Healthy, Delicious Recipes To Kick-Start Your Daniel Fast |


5. Hearty Vegan Slow-Cooker Chili | Ready in 6 hours

Make a big pot of this goodness and it’ll last you a few days. Yes, it looks like a ton of ingredients, but that translates to remarkable flavor. Serve atop baked potatoes or as is.

Hearty Vegan Slow-Cooker Chili | 21 Healthy, Delicious Recipes To Kick-Start Your Daniel Fast |

Photo by Scott M.

6. Addictive Sweet Potato Burritos | Ready in 40 minutes

Omit the cheese and sour cream and use whole-grain tortillas until your fast is over. Make a bunch, wrap individually, and freeze to stockpile this quick weekday meal.

Sweet Potato Burritos | 21 Healthy, Delicious Recipes To Kick-Start Your Daniel Fast |

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7. Vegan Bean Taco Filling | Ready in 30 minutes

For those nights when you just HAVE to have tacos, turn to this! Serve with corn or whole-grain tortillas.

Bonus tips

  • If you’re used to cooking with meat it can be overwhelming to plan a meal without. Start with hearty vegan stews and soups to help replicate the texture.
  • January is chock full of wonderful root vegetables. Roast them and add to salads, to curries, to soups, and atop baked potatoes or sweet potatoes for a quick meal. Don’t forget your favorite spices or condiments (taking care to avoid added sugar).
  • Tired of chunky soup? Get out your immersion blender or regular blender and smooth it out. Tired of smooth soup? Try it chunky. Sometimes, a change in texture makes all the difference.
  • During the fast (or any dietary transition) reserve a few hours on the weekend and one weeknight for meal prep. Prep your vegetables, wash your fruit, assemble snacks, bake grab-and-go breakfast items, make oatmeal and divide into individual containers. The trick to staying on course is always having something to easily eat right from your fridge.
  • Dress up oatmeal (or cornmeal mush) for any meal by adding fresh fruit, baked fruit, toasted nuts, or spices.
  • Visualize your day and all the points in time in which you eat or snack. If you typically take a cookie break at 3 p.m., stash some roasted nuts or a healthy dip and cut-up vegetables in your bag. Will it be the same? Nope. But you’ll be so proud the next day when you find you’re still going strong.
  • No caffeine and no soda and no tea is pretty challenging for a lot of folks. Make your water more exciting by adding citrus: a wedge of lime, tangelo, lemon, or grapefruit will do wonders.

Happy eating!

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Body of Christ 1The Word of God teaches us that God has given to each believer a special ability (called a "spiritual gift") to use in making unique contributions to the advancement of God's Kingdom. In Keeping with the teaching of this local body by Bishop Michael E. Dantley on finding our areas of gifting. Below you will find links to a few helpful tools that will allow you to self access in order to find better awareness of what your contribution is, or could be.

Spiritual gifts are not innate, natural talents, like an ear for music or the ability to draw, but rather they are empowerments that the Holy Spirit gives to a believer to minister to the body in ways that were not possible by mere natural effort apart from the Holy Spirit.  Spiritual gifts are empowerments for building up the church and extending the Kingdom of God. In 1 Corinthians 14, the Apostle Paul instructs this congregation on the function of spiritual gifts. He repeats several times that they are to strengthen or build up the church.

Leadership Styles Test

LeadershipStyle-624x423Click on the button for a personal Leadership Styles Test:








Click on the button to be redirected to the Myers Briggs Personality Test:




Spiritual Gifts 1

Click on the button to be redirected to a personal Spiritual Gifts Inventory:


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A group of dedicated members of CECF meets every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the Month to walk the neighborhood of Walnut Hills and pray for the community and its residents. They depart from the CECF Sanctuary at 1pm. Be the difference that the community is looking for. Join our prayer walking team by simply showing up.

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Looking for a volunteer opportunity? Come and find out what would be the best fit for you. CityLink Center Volunteer Engagement will help you find where you will make the best volunteer impact.

CityLink Volunteer Engagement

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Join us for a free prayer conference call every Wednesday morning with Bishop Michael Dantley at 6:30am EST.


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CECFLogosmall1 clipped rev 1kroger comm rewards logoIntroducing the Kroger Community Rewards Program

Christ Emmanuel Christian Fellowship is enrolled in the Kroger Community Rewards Program . The Kroger Community Rewards Program will pay up to $1,250,000 on a quarterly basis to participating organizations based on their percentage of spending as it relates to the total spending of all participating Kroger Community Rewards organizations.
Everyone participating in the program must enroll in the program in order for Christ Emmanuel Christian Fellowship to earn funds. The funds that we receive will be applied to the general fund to offset operating costs. With this program purchases will not count until you register your Kroger Plus Card. You will not lose any discounts or gas points.
To enroll in the program:
• Register online at – If you do not have internet access, or encounter any problem enrolling, call Todd Craig at the CECF offices at 513-242-5200 ext. 117.
• Be sure to have your Kroger Plus Card so you can register your card with our organization after you sign up.
• If you do not have a Kroger Plus Card, you can pick one up at the customer service desk at any Kroger Store
• Click on "Sign In/Register"
• Most participants are new online customers, you must click on "SIGN UP TODAY" in the
• "NEW CUSTOMER?" box.
• Sign up for a Kroger Rewards Account by entering your zip code, clicking on a favorite store, then enter your email address, create a password, and agree to the terms and conditions.
• You will then get a message to check your email inbox asking you to click on the link in the body of the email.
• Click on "My Account" and use your email address and password to proceed to the next step.
• Click on "Edit Kroger Community Rewards Information" and input your Kroger Plus Card number.
• Update or Confirm your information.
• Enter Christ Emmanuel's NPO number 84891 and click on "CONFIRM"
• To verify you are enrolled correctly, you will see our church name on the right side of your information page.
• Do you use your phone number at the register? Call 800-576-4377 and select option 4 to get your Kroger Plus Card number.
• Members must swipe their registered Kroger Plus Card or use the phone number that is related to their registered Kroger Plus card when shopping for each purchase to be applied.
Within 7-10 business days of successfully enrolling your Kroger Plus Card, you will see at the bottom of your Kroger receipt the following: "At your request, Kroger is donating to Christ Emmanuel Christian Fellowship" For more details about the program, please visit
Thank you,
CECF Administrative Staff