April 12, 2017
A Seattle-based congregation will lift up transgender and non-gender conforming persons at a Good Friday service, seeking to share the message that church can be a welcoming space.
April 4, 2017
March 15, 2017
- Sitka’s historic Archangel Michael Cathedral.
With the blessing of His Eminence, Archbishop Benjamin of San Francisco and the West and the support of His Grace, Bishop David of Sitka and Alaska, a pilgrimage cruise and conference-at-sea will be held September 2-9, 2017.
A flyer and detailed information, including speakers and topics, costs, etc.,...
February 21, 2017
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/21/17)—Virginia Holmstrom, executive director of American Baptist Women’s Ministries (ABWM), has announced her planned retirement next year on March 1, 2018. ABWM President Angel Sullivan has appointed a Search Committee, which hopes to hire a new Executive Director for the organization by late 2017.
Holmstrom has served in the role of executive director of ABWM, based in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, since August 2001. Prior to this, she was...
February 12, 2017
February 7, 2017
[Diocese of Olympia] The Episcopal Diocese of Olympia has joined with the ACLU to file a lawsuit against the federal government in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees and immigrants from seven predominately Muslim countries. While the words Muslim and Islam are never specifically mentioned in the executive order, references to “honor killings” and “radicalization” evoke the worst stereotypes of the...