April 8, 2014
Women’s Empowerment: A Gospel issue
The priority theme for the 2014 session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UN CSW58) was “Challenges and Achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for Women and Girls”.
We are at a historic point in global development and understanding as we review the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), move toward the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and...
- Thanks to the efforts of Global Ministries, a shared ministry between the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), churches and leaders in both denominations recognized the pleas of the Congolese and are standing in solidarity with them through the ongoing Congo Initiative.
April 7, 2014
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/7/14)—American Baptist Women’s Ministries announced today that Carolyn Argust and Karen Brokaw of Lake Avenue Baptist Church, Rochester, New York, have been named as the 2014 recipients of the Shine the Light Award.
The Shine the Light Award, established in 2011 by American Baptist Women’s Ministries, ABCUSA, serves to recognize a woman serving as an outstanding light-bearer for Christ. The award highlights a specific ministry project that...
April 3, 2014
- Just as the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) share in their overseas work as Global Ministries, the upcoming Common Global Ministries Board meeting will give board and staff members a chance to share in the continuous aligning of the vision of the ministry with the advocacy and relief work that is done around the world.
April 2, 2014
March 26, 2014
A PC(USA) mission letter from the Democratic Republic of the Congo ― 2014 Presbyterian Mission Yearbook for Prayer & Study, pps. 138-139
March 26, 2014
March 21, 2014
A PC(USA) mission letter from Democratic Republic of the Congo ― 2014 Mission Yearbook for Prayer & Study, pps. 138-139
March 21, 2014
March 20, 2014
Quebec, Canada, 18-19 March 2014
The Board of the Francophone Network of the Anglican Communion, presided by Bishop Pierre Whalon, met in Quebec, Canada, thanks to the hospitality of Dennis Drainville, Lord Bishop of Quebec.
The members considered the progress made since the last triennial meeting of the Network, in Douala, Cameroon, in September 2012. They noted that the majority of the twelve Douala resolutions had been accomplished or had advanced,...
March 12, 2014
March 11, 2014
- 1) Mission Advisory Committee has first-hand look at Haiti, proposes work toward a global Brethren body. 2) Brethren Disaster Ministries directs grant aid to Nigerian Brethren affected by violence. 3) Global Food Crisis grants support new BVS position in public witness, agriculture in DRC Congo and Rwanda. 4) Conference witness to host city benefits YWCA shelter for women in Columbus. 5) Chaplains from Brethren-related colleges and universities hold meeting. 6) April is Child Abuse Prevention...