May 21, 2013
Sustainable healthcare, medical schools set denomination apart, filmmaker Doblmeier says
May 21, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
A documentary exploring the philosophy and legacy of the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s international health and humanitarian outreach is scheduled to air on Public Broadcasting Stations across the United States beginning in...
May 17, 2013
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/17/13)—What does it take to be a cross-cultural missionary? What are the misperceptions about global Christian service in today’s world? Are missionaries always college and seminary graduates?
These questions and more will be tackled at the weekend conference, Embrace the Cause, on August 9-12 at the Green Lake Conference Center in Green Lake, Wisconsin. Anyone who senses a call to cross-cultural Christian service is invited...
May 16, 2013
- Brethren Disaster Ministries staff are directing grant money to support a continuing home rebuilding effort in New York State following flooding caused by Hurricane Irene in 2011, and a church effort to distribute canned chicken in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
May 3, 2013
May 3, 2013
“Diakonia must be done through action, social services, advocacy and challenging systems and structures that create injustice and...
April 30, 2013
[Episcopal Relief & Development] Six months after Hurricane Sandy made landfall in the northeastern United States, washing over coastal barrier islands and causing an estimated $50 billion in wind and flood damage, the Episcopal dioceses of Easton, New Jersey, Newark, New York and Long Island are continuing to aid impacted communities and facilitate recovery efforts.
Episcopal Relief & Development is currently supporting the work of disaster recovery...
April 26, 2013
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/26/13)—American Baptist Women’s Ministries’ Break the Chains project has led the organization to refocus its mission outreach through its Women and Girls Mission Fund, said AB Women’s Ministries Executive Director Virginia Holmstrom in an announcement that the Break the Chains project and grants will end this year. The Women and Girls Mission Fund will be the primary funding vehicle for AB Women’s Ministries’ mission work on...
April 22, 2013
April 18, 2013
- B’nai B’rith International has opened its Disaster Relief Fund to help the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, a vicious terrorist attack on April 15 that saw two bombs detonated near the marathon’s finish line, killing three and injuring more than 170 people.
We are shocked and deeply saddened by the attack. Though there is no claim of responsibility, the perpetrator or perpetrators clearly aimed to strike...
April 15, 2013
- CHICAGO (ELCA) -- The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has concluded its relief and recovery efforts in Haiti following the January 2010 earthquake - the most powerful to strike Haiti in more than 200 years. Nearly 250,000 people were killed, 300,000 injured and more than 1 million people were left homeless as a result of the earthquake. Through Lutheran Disaster Response, ELCA members responded by donating more than $12.5 million dollars to support relief efforts,...
March 23, 2013
- Worship in St. Martin today is far different from that Sunday in 2010 when Haitian Methodists stood among rubble. Fifth in a series.