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Institute Foundations

The Foundations of the Ecumenical Institute, The Order Ecumenical and The Institute of Cultural Affairs

Welcome to the Institute Foundation Collection! 


This collection addresses the fundamental question of how do you Institutionally sustain over time a Spirit Movement.  In the Institutes’ history several experimental institutional forms that served to sustain and support the global movement of individuals who seek to be “Those who care”  Some of these experiments are ongoing and some have ended but all were and are considered experiments in giving institutional for to what is essentially an inspirational movement.

The Christian Faith and Life Community in Austin Texas.


An Institute for church renewal and ecumenism focused on training church leadership.

An experiment in creating an Ecumenical Order of families and individuals.

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The Turn to the World


A Global Community of non-profit organisations advancing human development worldwide.