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November 19, 2015
VALLEY FORGE, PA (11/19/15)—The Executive Minister Search Committee for the American Baptist Churches of Ohio announces the call of the Rev. Dr. Ernest H. Jones of Brooklyn, New York, to serve as the region’s next Executive Minister. The committee, chaired by the Rev. Dr. Marva Hughes of Dayton, Ohio, made the recommendation to call Jones to the Region Board at their November 7, 2015, meeting, and the Board voted unanimously after meeting with the candidate....
November 18, 2015
[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] During its Nov. 15-18 meeting here,
The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council adopted multiple resolutions, which are summarized below.
* Gratefully acknowledge the work, diligence, reliability and broad knowledge of the General Convention exhibited by General Convention Office staff member Cheryl...
[Episcopal News Service] Daisy, a 37-year-old mother, hasn’t seen her three children in more than seven-and-a-half years, since she left them in the care of her husband in the Philippines so that she could come to work cleaning hotel rooms in New York.
Through the assistance of a Manila-based employment firm, Daisy secured a visa, housing and a full-time job with a major hotel chain. Or so she thought.
Daisy shared her story during a panel on human trafficking...
November 17, 2015
VALLEY FORGE, PA (11/17/15)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) continues telling the powerful story of its national “Space for Grace” gathering. Held at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport hotel Nov. 4-7, Space for Grace featured prophetic preachers and presenters who urged attendees to examine their lives, accept the call to seek justice and create positive change in their communities.
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[Episcopal Church Foundation press release] The Episcopal Church Foundation (ECF) recently announced at its meeting of the Board of Directors last week that it will be moving its offices to The Interchurch Center at 475 Riverside Drive in New York by January 2016.
ECF is currently located at the Episcopal Church Center at 815 Second Avenue in New...
November 16, 2015
[Episcopal News Service] Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop Suffragan Mary Glasspool will become an assistant bishop in the Diocese of New York next April.
The two dioceses announced the change Nov. 14.
Glasspool, 61, was elected bishop suffagran of Los Angeles on Dec. 4, 2009, and was consecrated on May 15, 2010, along with Bishop Suffragan Diane Jardine Bruce who was elected by...
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November 9, 2015
His Eminence, Archbishop Michael of New York and New Jersey represented the Orthodox Church in America at celebration of the Divine Liturgy marking the 100th Anniversary of the repose of Saint Raphael of Brooklyn at Saint Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral here on Saturday, November 7, 2015.
Saint Nicholas Cathedral is...