December 10, 2014
- UCC ministers, co-pastors of a small congregation in Brooklyn are fueling a movement and paying it forward. It started with a one small banner that proclaimed "Black Lives Matter."
December 9, 2014
At their annual meeting November 13–14, 2014, members of the Board of Trustees of Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary here elected four new members. Among them were His Eminence, Metropolitan Joseph, who was enthroned as Metropolitan of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America on December 6. Metropolitan Joseph, who will serve as the Board’s Vice Chairman, was recently presented with an icon of Saint Vladimir by the seminary’s Dean,...
- During an Advent gathering to envision the future of ministry in the 21st century, 140 leaders of the United Church of Christ released a letter to the church addressing the racism they see in the Eric Gardner case in New York and the Tamir Rice shooting in Cleveland. A message of outrage this holy season calling for accountability and justice for all people.
December 8, 2014
[Episcopal News Service] An interfaith coalition of clergy, including Episcopalians, gathered at St. Paul’s Chapel on lower Broadway in New York City Dec. 8 for a prayer service in advance of a walk to City Hall where they delivered a clergy-signed letter to elected officials in response to a Dec. 3 grand jury decision not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.
The letter made the following requests of the elected officials,
- To join us in...