February 16, 2017
February 16, 2017
February 15, 2017
- Several Christian Reformed Church pastors and elders from New York and Vermont have been gathering for the past year or so, with the help of a Sustaining Pastoral Excellence grant, to pray, eat together, and tell the stories of their churches.
February 13, 2017
February 11, 2017
- The following is an excerpt of the late Mary Blocher Smeltzer’s story about how she and her husband, Ralph Smeltzer, aided Japanese-American families who were interned by the US government during World War II. The Smeltzers began teaching at the Manzanar internment camp and then worked to relocate Japanese-American families to Chicago and New York with help from the Church of the Brethren and Bethany Seminary. This story was included in the chapter titled “Japanese-American Resettlement Work”...
February 10, 2017
For Black History Month in February, American Baptist Churches USA is lifting up and celebrating the lives of some of the denomination’s significant leaders through history.
Dr. Charles Emerson Boddie: Influential Scholar Who Bridged the Black/White Divide
Rev. Dr. Charles Emerson Boddie (1911-1997) was the first African American to become a staff secretary of a national agency of American Baptist Churches (then the American Baptist Convention),...
February 9, 2017
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Episcopal Church is accepting applications for the position of director of human resources, a member of the presiding bishop’s staff.
The director of human resources position is based at the Episcopal Church Center in New York City and is a full-time position.
The director of human resources reports to the chief operating officer and will be responsible for providing organizational development strategies and direct...
February 8, 2017
[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] During its Feb. 5-8 meeting here the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council adopted multiple resolutions, which are summarized below.
Advocacy and Networking for Mission
Affirm the following ministries as Jubilee Ministries: St. Michael’s Community Services, Inc.; Anniston, Alabama, Diocese of Alabama; St. Andrew’s Hands and Feet Ministry,...
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church is accepting applications for the position of chief legal officer, a member of the presiding bishop’s staff.
A new full-time position, the chief legal officer is based at the Episcopal Church Center in New York City. The chief legal officer will be...