April 19, 2014
With these words we welcome the Easter dawn and the celebration of Christ’s victory over sin and death.
But we must also back up a couple of days to Good Friday to understand what a game-changer the resurrection is. In the crucifixion of Jesus, all the power of evil is thrust upon the Innocent One who stands condemned. Hate rears its monstrous head demanding the death of Jesus. Violence is unleashed and drives the nails into his hands, spikes into his feet and eventually a sword...
April 8, 2014
Women’s Empowerment: A Gospel issue
The priority theme for the 2014 session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UN CSW58) was “Challenges and Achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for Women and Girls”.
We are at a historic point in global development and understanding as we review the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), move toward the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and...
March 20, 2014
Quebec, Canada, 18-19 March 2014
The Board of the Francophone Network of the Anglican Communion, presided by Bishop Pierre Whalon, met in Quebec, Canada, thanks to the hospitality of Dennis Drainville, Lord Bishop of Quebec.
The members considered the progress made since the last triennial meeting of the Network, in Douala, Cameroon, in September 2012. They noted that the majority of the twelve Douala resolutions had been accomplished or had advanced,...
March 12, 2014
March 11, 2014
- 1) Mission Advisory Committee has first-hand look at Haiti, proposes work toward a global Brethren body. 2) Brethren Disaster Ministries directs grant aid to Nigerian Brethren affected by violence. 3) Global Food Crisis grants support new BVS position in public witness, agriculture in DRC Congo and Rwanda. 4) Conference witness to host city benefits YWCA shelter for women in Columbus. 5) Chaplains from Brethren-related colleges and universities hold meeting. 6) April is Child Abuse Prevention...
- The Global Food Crisis Fund (GFCF) this week announces three grants, to support a new Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) position at the Church of the Brethren Office of Public Witness, and for agriculture work in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.
March 6, 2014
An interview with Dr. Elisee Musemakweli, President of the Presbyterian Church of Rwanda
March 6, 2014...
March 5, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] Women from 18 provinces of the Anglican Communion are converging on New York to take part collectively in the annual session of the U.N.’s Commission on the Status of Women.
On Monday, March 10, the United Nations will launch the 58th session of the commission, which this year has the theme of Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls.
February 28, 2014
Westminster College, Fulton, MO
St. Mary the Virgin, Aldermanbury
27 February 2014
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church
We’re celebrating the feast of George Herbert today. He was a poet and priest of the Church of England, born in 1593 to a wealthy and politically well-connected family. He went to Cambridge at 16, earned a bachelor’s degree, and was...
February 21, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] It’s a well-known fact that since the establishment of the Anglican Church in Africa in the 1800s, the Africa churches have largely...