December 16, 2014
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 12/16/14)—The board of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) seeks nominations for ABHMS ministry awards to be announced at the American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) 2015 Mission Summit/Biennial to be held June 26-28, in Overland Park/Kansas City, Kansas, and Space for Grace, a national conference sponsored by ABHMS in Los Angeles November 4-7.
Nominations are needed for 12 national recognition awards that honor American Baptist...
December 15, 2014
His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon and His Eminence, Metropolitan Joseph of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America concelebrated the Divine Liturgy with His Beatitude, Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East at Saints Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church here on Sunday, December 14, 2014.
Patriarch John arrived in the US on December...
December 12, 2014
- Metropolitan Joseph and Patriarch John at Enthronement.
His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon will concelebrate the Divine Liturgy with His Beatitude, Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East and His Eminence, Metropolitan Joseph of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America at Saints Peter and Paul Church, 10620 River Road, Potomac, MD on Sunday, December 14, 2014.
December 8, 2014
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 12/8/14)—In response to the Staten Island, N.Y., grand jury ruling in the case of New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo, 34 national and regional leaders of American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) have issued a statement calling for a national examination of the U.S. judicial system as well as the nation’s criminal justice institutions.
After deliberating less than a day, the grand jury decided there was not enough evidence to prosecute...
[Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles] In the context of his address to Diocesan Convention, Bishop J. Jon Bruno Dec. 5 requested the Standing Committee, with his consent, to call for the election in 2016 of the seventh bishop of Los Angeles, to succeed Bruno upon his retirement at age 72 in 2018.
A letter from Bruno was distributed to delegates and clergy at convention: it is available in English...
December 4, 2014
- Patriarch John X with Metropolitan Joseph
The Primate of one of the oldest churches on earth will come to America to enthrone His Eminence, Metropolitan Joseph, as the head of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church of North America at Saint Nicholas Cathedral here on Saturday, December 6, 2014.
His Beatitude, Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East, will...
November 24, 2014
October 29, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Bishop Stacy Sauls, Episcopal Church Chief Operating Officer, has announced the awarding of a $150,000 grant devoted to Asian Ministries at the Li Tim-Oi Center for Chinese Ministry in San Gabriel, CA (Diocese of Los Angeles).
The funding, to be distributed in increments of $50,000 annually, was approved by the Episcopal Church Executive Council at its October 2014 meeting.
The grant will be dedicated to building costs,...
October 27, 2014
[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] During its Oct. 24-27 meeting here, the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council adopted multiple resolutions, which are summarized below.
Advocacy and Networking for Mission
* Condemn use of rape and other forms of sexual violence in war as a crime against humanity, including so-called “honor” killings...