December 18, 2014
- It is hard to feel not afraid in a world so in need of hope, of peace, but let me offer what I experience as a sign of hope for all of us. That chorus of angels is filling the streets of Ferguson and New York.
December 17, 2014
December 16, 2014
American Baptists are invited to register now for the New Baptist Covenant Summit to be held January 14 and 15, 2015, in Atlanta, Ga.
The gathering will commission and celebrate “Covenants of Action”—or projects in which at least two churches from varying Baptist traditions cooperate to address a pressing community need.
Summit speakers will include American Baptists Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, senior pastor of the historic...
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] In the middle of New York City, young boys attend one of the few remaining professional choir schools in the world. They live, attend school and learn some of the most difficult, beautiful music ever written in the Episcopal/Anglican...
[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Canon Paul-Gordon Chandler hopes his upcoming film, “Ports of Call,” a “passionate interfaith love story,” will help foster understandings between East and West.
December 15, 2014
December 11, 2014
A series of recent events and judicial decisions in the United States have made divisions within the country over the issue of racism starkly apparent. Our sisters and brothers in the USA are calling for prayer, peaceful protests, and a recommitment to long term actions to promote racial justice in the country.
In the spirit of a worldwide family, called to communion and committed to justice, we are inviting member churches and ecumenical partners to join our sisters and brothers in...
- New York-area ministers of the United Church of Christ are part of an ecumenical community voice calling for justice and end to police violence. A pastoral letter to the mayor and city council, signed by 109 faith leaders from New York, takes aim at a lack of accountability and implores elected leaders to reform the police department to rebuild trust between law enforcement and the public.