March 12, 2014
The North American Baptist Fellowship event, “FutureBaptists: A Collaborative Missional Movement,” took place March 6-7 at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, an American Baptist Churches USA affiliated church in Philadelphia, PA. FutureBaptists was a gathering honoring the 50th anniversary of the North American Baptist Fellowship (NABF) that anticipates the next 50 years of Baptists in...
March 10, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The 58th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) meeting in New York City March 10 to March 21 will bring together women and men from the Episcopal Church and throughout the Anglican Communion.
The 2014 theme of UNCSW is “Challenges and Achievements in the Implementation of the MDGs for Women and Girls.”
Seventy-five delegates from The Episcopal Church will...
March 7, 2014
- Registration for Conversations 2014, an alternative conference for Anglican Church of Canada clergy under the age of 40, is now open. The gathering, taking place at the Diocese of Montreal offices from June 17 to 19, adopts an “unconferencing” approach to professional development, ministry strengthening, and networking. Participants will engage in peer-to-peer learning and collaborative...
- World Renew refugee resettlement workers in Canada say that throughout the world there are 45 million refugees suffering from injustice, traumatized by war, and living in limbo because they have been uprooted from their homeland.
March 5, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori joins the heads of the Anglican Church of Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada in issuing A call to peace and prayer for Ukraine.
The following is their statement:
A call to peace and prayer for Ukraine
from the heads of
The Anglican Church of Canada
- A call for peace and prayer for Ukraine issued by the leaders of the Anglican Church of Canada, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and the Episcopal Church. Ash Wednesday 2014 We have watched with dismay, along with the rest of the world, as tensions rise and peace is jeopardized in more »...
February 28, 2014
February 27, 2014
In a letter dated February 26, 2014, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, offered congratulations to His Eminence, Metropolitan Onufry of Chernovtsi and Bucovina upon his appointment as Locum Tenens of the Kyiv Metropolitan See in light of the declining health of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kyiv and All Ukraine.
The text of the letter appears below.
By way of background, the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church held an extraordinary meeting at...
February 24, 2014
- The United Church of Christ and the United Church of Canada have decided to meet in Cleveland in June to continue to lay the groundwork between the two churches in a move toward a full communion agreement.