July 24, 2014
- The Samoan community within the United Church of Christ is coming together in Los Angeles in a historic moment, gathering the leadership from five historical streams of United Samoan Ministries to work together in an effort to speak in a unified voice.
July 16, 2014
July 10, 2014
[Episcopal News, Los Angeles] Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon...
July 7, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Almost 1,000 youth along with more than 200 adults are gathering for the popular Episcopal Youth Event 2014 (EYE14), July 9-13 at Villanova University in suburban Philadelphia, PA.
Youth in grades 9-12 during the 2013-2014 academic year and their adult leaders will hail from 84 dioceses, including international friends from the Episcopal Diocese of the...
July 3, 2014
His Eminence, Archbishop Joseph, has been elected Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of All North America by the Holy Synod of Antioch, meeting in Balamand, Lebanon on Thursday, July 3, 2014. Axios!
Metropolitan Joseph was consecrated to the Holy Episcopacy on June 30, 1991 at Saint Mary Cathedral in Damascus, after many years of serving as a deacon and a priest. His Eminence was born...
[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Scott Claassen of thads describes himself as “a Monday through Saturday follower of Jesus who worships on Sunday.”
He believes it conveys a clearer understanding of what his faith means to him than “Episcopalian” or even “Christian”.
“The main point is, it inverts our sense of discipleship from saying being a disciple means I go to church on Sunday,” Claassen, 35, told ENS recently...
July 2, 2014
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/2/14)—American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) announces the opening of the nomination and application process for the next General Secretary of American Baptist Churches.
American Baptist leaders and friends are welcomed to encourage and nominate persons whom you believe would make good candidates for the position. Applications will be closed on October 31, 2014. ...
From ‘bursting at seams and getting saved’ to doing ministry beyond church walls
July 2, 2014