October 21, 2016
October 19, 2016
- In this issue: Remembering Galen and Doris Beery, personnel notes, Workcamp Ministry announcement, Christian women’s letter, Musa Mambula receives award, webinar on Syria, Harrisburg First celebrates anniversary, Miami congregation collects for Haiti, the Gathering, Election Day Love Feast at Brethren Woods, and more news by, for, and about Brethren.
October 7, 2016
The seventh annual meeting of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America drew to a close on Thursday, October 6, 2016.
The hierarchs issued a Message to the Faithful, the text of which appears below, at the conclusion of the three-day gathering. His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon was among the...
September 29, 2016
“I am praying, in fact I am screaming at God to send his holy angels to protect the city. I rail at Him to please intervene”. So read an urgent appeal for prayer for the people of Aleppo, which I received yesterday. How timely as the Church keeps the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels this day.
Accordingly, I am calling our Church to prayer for this ancient and once beautiful city, now besieged and lying in ruins.
September 27, 2016
August 30, 2016
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Welcoming Sunday. Homecoming Sunday. Back To Church Sunday. Welcome Home Sunday. Registration Sunday. Gathering Sunday. The...
August 25, 2016
- Christian Aid has said that occasional outrage is not sufficient in response to the situation in Syria.
August 24, 2016
- B’nai B’rith International sent a letter to Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Irina Bokova advocating that she help support the preservation of the Tomb of Nahum. The tomb is located in Alqosh, Iraq, and not far from its location sits an encampment of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorists, known for destroying virtually anything in their path, regardless of historical or...
August 22, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] A Church-of-England sponsored play about the plight of a refugee stuck in France while trying to reach the U.K. has been nominated for two prestigious awards. Several million people have made their way to Europe in recent years fleeing persecution and conflict in their homelands. More than half of them come from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, according to figures from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Some are trying to reach...