May 18, 2016
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Lutheran Episcopal Coordinating Committee has issued a report following the group’s three-day meeting in May.
“Hazy Hopes Taking Clear Incarnations”
Lutheran Episcopal Coordinating Committee
May 9-11, Marriottsville, Maryland
The Lutheran Episcopal Coordinating Committee met in Marriottsville, Maryland, May 9...
May 16, 2016
Bishops United Against Gun Violence, a group of more than 60 Episcopal bishops that advocates for background checks on all gun purchases and other violence prevention measures, is urging all Episcopalians to consider wearing orange on June 2 as a sign of their commitment to reducing gun violence in their communities.
“Poll after poll demonstrates that some...
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.