October 14, 2015
- 1) Brethren representative reports from United Nations 70th anniversary event. 2) World Council of Churches condemns escalation of conflict in Syria. 3) Atlantic Southeast District holds its ninth Family Peace Camp. 4) Fred Bernhard resigns from Bethany Seminary. 5) Summer orientation held by Brethren Volunteer Service and Brethren Revival Fellowship. 6) Brethren bits
- The World Council of Churches (WCC) has expressed grave concern over the escalation of conflict in Syria, in an official statement issued on Oct. 12. The statement strongly condemns all foreign military operations “especially since hope has been raised for a political process in line with the proposals made by the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Syria, and approved by the UN Security Council last August,” said a WCC release.
- Meeting at the OCA Chancery were [from left] Ms. Ringa, Fr. Jillions, Rev. Dr. McCullough, Metropolitan Tikhon, Bishop Itty, Mrs. Kallaur, and Fr. Tosi.
The Right Rev. Bishop Johncy Itty of the Episcopal Church, Past Chairman of Church World Service [CWS], and the Rev. Dr. John McCullough of the United Methodist Church, CWS Executive...
October 13, 2015
This article is the first in a weeks-long series that explores the response to the global refugee crisis by The Episcopal Church and its ecumenical and interfaith partners.
October 12, 2015
[Anglican Communion News Service] A scheduled meeting of the bishops of East Asia has been canceled so that the budget can be spent instead on a gathering of young people from the region – such was the effect of the young people’s participation in the Full Assembly of the Council of Churches of East Asia (CCEA) last week.
The young delegates gave a message of hope as the CCEA Assembly drew to a close in Manila, Philippines. The focus of the...
October 8, 2015
October 5, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society will present a 90 minute webinar on October 15 focusing on the global refugee crisis, U.S. resettlement and how Episcopalians can be involved in this ministry of welcome.
Presented by the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society’s...
October 2, 2015
Family finds sanctuary with a Louisville church and the resettlement agency it helped found.
October 2, 2015
September 30, 2015
The text below is the message preached by Rev. Dr. A. Roy Medley, General Secretary of American Baptist Churches USA, Saturday, June 27, 2015, during the American Baptist Churches Biennial Mission Summit in Overland Park, Kansas. The message will be Medley’s last address as General Secretary of American Baptist Churches USA, as he will retire on December 31, 2015.
Good evening. Grace and peace to you from our Lord Jesus Christ. First, I...