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...
- The Global Food Crisis Fund (GFCF) this week announces three grants, to support a new Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) position at the Church of the Brethren Office of Public Witness, and for agriculture work in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.
A PC(USA) mission letter from Congo ― Mission Yearbook for Prayer & Study, p. 138-139
March 11, 2014
March 5, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] Women from 18 provinces of the Anglican Communion are converging on New York to take part collectively in the annual session of the U.N.’s Commission on the Status of Women.
On Monday, March 10, the United Nations will launch the 58th session of the commission, which this year has the theme of Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls.
February 21, 2014
[Global South Anglican press release] Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. (Ephesians 4:3).
1. The Global South Primates Steering Committee met at All Saints Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt from 14-15 February 2014. We were delighted to have The Most Rev. & Rt. Hon. Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Rev. Bernard Ntahoturi, the Chairman of the Council of Anglican Provinces in Africa (CAPA), and Canon...
February 13, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] A new Anglican center in the Democratic Republic of Congo is encouraging the use of nonviolent means for reconciliation and lasting peace in a country plagued by years of war and conflict.
The Centre of Non Violence for Reconciliation and Peace (CNVRP) in the eastern part of DRC is located at the Anglican University of Congo campus in the town of Bunia.
The founder of the center, the Rev. Kahwa Njojo ,told ACNS: “The wars...
February 7, 2014
- Alliance member,Tearfund, is tackling sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) war zone, where a woman is raped on average every 90 seconds. Silent No More is a collaboration between Tearfund and the Anglican church in the DRC
February 5, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] Though church growth in Congo Brazzaville has been relatively slow over the past few years, the area now has 4 parishes, 11 sub-parishes, 7 priests, 1 deacon, 13 evangelists and a total of more than 1000 Anglicans.
The Anglican Church was first introduced in Congo Brazzaville in 1997 by the Ven. Raymond Banzouzi who was sent by the Diocese of Kinshasa in the neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo to “establish the church in...
February 4, 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby arrived in the Democratic Republic of Congo Feb. 3 for a two-day visit to Anglican leaders in the country. While there the archbishop will witness the work of the Anglican Church in the Congo, especially in peace-building and protecting women from gender-based violence.
Welby is on the last leg of a six-day visit to Anglican leaders in the region, which has also included...
February 3, 2014
[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby arrived in Rwanda the evening of Feb. 1 saying the country had come far since the genocide of 20 years ago. He added: “We must do all we can to encourage the vital work of reconciliation...