May 21, 2013
[Seamen's Church Institute] What’s fashionable on the high seas this winter? Some mariners will sport a new hat designed by Kristine Byrnes of Allentown, NJ, winner of a contest to keep seafaring ears warm.
North America’s largest mariners’ service agency, the Seamen¹s Church Institute (SCI), debuts new garb for mariners this winter. Earlier this year, SCI asked the world to outfit the...
May 20, 2013
After an 11-month search, Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill is pleased to announce that it has called the Reverend J. Randolph Alexander, Jr. as its tenth Rector. He will join the congregation on Sunday, August 25, 2013.
Randy Alexander comes to Immanuel from Christ Church in Pelham, NY, an historic church in Westchester County on the Long Island Sound, where he has served as Rector since 2000. In 2012, he was one of six candidates for Bishop Suffragan of the Diocese of Virginia.
May 17, 2013
- 1) Bethany Seminary trustees hold spring meeting. 2) Seventy-year-old Brethren Pension Plan transforms in 2013. 3) BDM directs grants to support rebuilding in New York, send canned chicken to the Caribbean. 4) Dinner celebrates completion of Prattsville, N.Y., rebuilding project. 5) Material Resources ships 27,000 pounds of clean-up supplies to Illinois, CWS appeals for help to restock. 6) Delegation visits emerging church in Spain. 7) Campaign brings healing and engagement to Paul Ziegler’s...
Roy Bay, obispo anglicano de Auckland en Nueva Zelanda, ha sido acusado de discriminación ante un tribunal de Derechos Humanos, por negarle a un hombre gay entrada para el proceso de ordenación. El hombre, Eugene Sisneros, no recibió la aprobación del obispo porque vive con otra persona del mismo sexo violando así el canon de castidad exigido por la diócesis.
Una madre del estado de Michigan ha protestado ante el distrito escolar argumentando que el diario de Ana Frank contiene...
May 16, 2013
- Brethren Disaster Ministries staff are directing grant money to support a continuing home rebuilding effort in New York State following flooding caused by Hurricane Irene in 2011, and a church effort to distribute canned chicken in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
- On May 1, more than 75 people gathered at Prattsville Community Church in the New York Catskills to celebrate all the work Brethren Disaster Ministries volunteers have done. Delicious dinner and desserts were provided by the church and community for volunteers and homeowners.
- A small group of neighbors in Western New York, with inspiration from the United Church of Christ's Mission 4/1 Earth, banded together to clean up one of the area's few remaining natural habitats –– the Great Baehre wildlife refuge in Amherst.
May 15, 2013
May 15, 2013
The “Nuns on the Bus” are revving up their engines for another national campaign, only this time...