July 24, 2014
- OCMC short-term missionaries Mike and Diane Oravecz of Wheaton, IL, who just returned from Kenya, found their experience “life changing!”
The Orthodox Christian Mission Center [OCMC] is seeking ten volunteers to serve on short-term mission teams in Albania, Tanzania and Uganda during the fall of 2014.
July 23, 2014
- Disregarding Revelation of Hamas Rockets in Another U.N. School in Gaza, Non-Democracies Force Unprecedented 7th UNHRC Special Session on Israel
B’nai B’rith International condemns the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for having concluded yet another “special session” on Israel with the adoption of a resolution that—not sufficing with unimaginable one-sidedness in its...
July 3, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans and Episcopalians from countries including Burundi, Japan, Uganda and Melanesia are in Geneva for the World Council of Churches’ (WCC) Central Committee meeting.
Members of the Anglican Communion make up 11% of the WCC’s elected governing body – second only to Reformed and Eastern Orthodox Christian traditions.
The committee, which consists of 150 members from around the world, is...
June 19, 2014
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This video story is being published in time for World Refugee Day, which is observed on June 20.
[Episcopal News Service] In the shadow of the Colosseum, one of the world’s most popular tourist attractions, the Colle Oppio Park is home to many of Rome’s...
June 6, 2014
[The Episcopal Church Foundation] The Episcopal Church Foundation has named its 2014 Fellows who bring an exciting vision and passion for the future of the Episcopal Church.
Later this year ECF will kick off a celebration of the Fellowship Partners Program’s 50th year of supporting emerging scholars and ministry leaders so they can pursue studies and ministries they might not otherwise be able to, and share their knowledge and learning with the wider Church.
June 2, 2014
[Episcopal News Service] Hundreds of South Sudanese Episcopalians united in prayers for peace at a two-day gathering held last week in Kenya’s Rift Valley.
The group, many of them refugees of the decades-long civil war in Sudan or more recently displaced by a politically fueled conflict in the south, was led in prayer and fasting by Sudanese bishops Nathaniel Garang Anyieth of Bor, Joseph Maker Atot of Pacong and Abraham Yel Nhial of Aweil diocese.
May 29, 2014
For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then we will see face to face. Now I know only in part; then I will know fully, even as I have been fully known. 1 Corinthians 13:12
The fifth Consultation of Anglican Bishops in Dialogue took place in the City of Coventry, England from 22 May through 25 May 2014. Our meeting followed our commitment in Cape Town, South Africa in May of 2013 to consider Christ’s ministry of reconciliation in the world, the entrusting of that ministry to...
May 27, 2014
As our united prayers continue for the peoples of the Central African Republic, Nigeria, and Kenya, we now mourn the lives lost through escalating acts of violence throughout the continent.
The global interfaith communities of URI and the Parliament call for love and solidarity to bring...