September 28, 2016
Susan Sparks: When religion and humor intersect
By Linda Bloom
Susan Sparks at NYC Chapter meeting (photo by Bud Heckman)
Susan Sparks has made a career – make that several careers – at the intersection of religion and humor.
Her philosophy, honed through a personal journey that has taken her from trial lawyer to...
September 27, 2016
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/27/16)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) and American Baptist Foundation (ABF) are pleased to announce recipients of a total of $538,129 in grants from the Virginia and Gordon Palmer Jr. Trust, as awarded by ABF during ABHMS’ 2016 grant cycle:
- Cumberland Associations, American Baptist Churches (ABC) of Maine
- Judson Memorial Church, New York City
- Central Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Kan....
- Global Ministries celebrates the many years of Methodist mission in New York as its U.S. headquarters moves to Atlanta.
Taiwan Church News
September 19 - 25, 2016
Taiwan March For UN Membership On New York Street
Reported by Lin Yi-yin
On September 17, a special assembly, composed by The Taiwan United Nations Alliance(TAIUNA), PCT and several Taiwanese civil groups, launched a demonstration pleading UN membership for Taiwan on New York streets. Mr Michael Tsai,...
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[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans have welcomed the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, which was agreed by world leaders at the UN General Assembly’s High Level Meeting on Monday. The declaration “expresses the political will of world leaders to protect the rights of refugees and migrants, to save lives and share...
September 21, 2016
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Through the history of the United States, refugees have enriched our communities as creators, business owners, students, and friends. Our nation, and indeed our church, has been enhanced by contributions from refugees that have sought safety and opportunity in this land. We know this to be true from decades of ministry walking with refugees and migrants.
I am deeply saddened by the violent acts in New Jersey, New...