April 29, 2016
- In this issue: Remembering Harriett Finney and Bryan Boyer, Brethren Benefit Trust (BBT) seeks an employee benefits specialist, Betty Ann Cherry to give this year’s Juniata College commencement address, Heifer International holds special event in Chicago, and more news by, for, and about Brethren.
April 28, 2016
Annapolis, MD: OCF members visit Romania’s Pro Vita MinistryFr. Robert [center] and 11 OCF students meet with Bishop Varlaam [right of center] while ministering at the Pro Vita orphanage in Valea Plopului, Romania.
Eleven American students belonging to Orthodox Christian Fellowships [OCF] around the US, led by Priest Robert Miclean, OCF and...
April 25, 2016
April 20, 2016
The Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America [FOCA] recently issued updates on a number of the organization’s current and forthcoming national activities and events.
- FOCA Scholarship Deadline. FOCA members entering their freshman year of college or who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program...
April 19, 2016
A special council on human sexuality, made up of 74 participants from throughout the denomination, met in Chicago April 15–18.
The group was tasked with describing a constitutional pathway forward for the RCA regarding questions of human sexuality and ordination and marriage.
Throughout four days of discernment, participants...
April 18, 2016
April 17, 2016
One cannot bless until they have been blessed. The Rev. John C. Dorhauer spoke those words before calling two influential women in his life, his mother Judy and the Rev. Yvonne Delk, to join him on the pulpit of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago.
April 15, 2016
The Orthodox Church in America’s Department of Youth, Young Adult, and Campus Ministries joins its partners, the Diocese of the Midwest and the Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America [FOCA], in announcing the first OCA “Youth Council,” slated to take place...
April 13, 2016
[Seminary of the Southwest] Seminary of the Southwest will hold its sixty-fifth commencement on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 8134 Mesa Drive in Austin. The preacher at the Holy Eucharist will be the Rt. Rev. Jeffrey D. Lee, bishop of the Diocese of Chicago.
Southwest celebrates men and women who have made outstanding contributions...
April 12, 2016
Presbyterian and Pluralist conference concludes April 7
April 12, 2016