May 24, 2013
Service draws church members, TV cameras, Cuban officials
May 24, 2013
- As the nation celebrates the Memorial Day holiday, pastors of the United Church of Christ and their congregations may take some time Sunday to commemorate the work and sacrifice of the men and women in the United States military.
May 23, 2013
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/23/13)—Fans of the popular TED Talks can experience this format live at the ABCUSA Mission Summit/Biennial in Overland Park/Kansas City, June 21-23, 2013. Scheduled in the event’s exhibit hall at 2:30 and 4:00 p.m. daily, “JP Talks—About the Living Church” feature authors of Judson Press’ Living Church book series.
Every afternoon, two different speakers will present a 10-minute talk on topics to empower, challenge and motivate 21st...
May 22, 2013
[Diocese of Western New York] Residents of Randolph, New York, awoke May 20 to a village-wide rash of vandalism. Buildings had been spray painted with graffiti — some malicious and some an apparent cry for help.
Across the side of Grace Episcopal Church was painted a question of the second type: “Can I still get to heaven if I kill myself?”
As the Cattaraugus Sherriff’s Department spent the day investigating, the Rev. Tom Broad, Grace Church...
Group signs covenant to address needs of students, congregations
May 22, 2013
Theologians and church leaders from Indonesia, South Korea, Taiwan, the...
Employees, administrators sing from original hymnal; Black’s powerful prayer
May 22, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
Employees of the Seventh-day Adventist Church headquarters building sang old, “progressive” hymns and heard remarks from top church leaders in a brief afternoon ceremony yesterday that marked the 150th anniversary of the denomination....
Sloop disappeared on May 15; was in Kiev to help establish lifestyle center
May 22, 2013 Kiev, Ukraine
Angela Burdick/ANN staff
A local Seventh-day Adventist Health Ministries worker from the United States has still not been found one week after he went missing in Kiev, Ukraine.
This week, the Senate considers a five-year Farm Bill that will have profound implications for hungry and malnourished people in the United States and around the world.
Despite promising improvements in the Millennium Development Goals, an estimated one billion people still live on less than $1.25 each day, 870 million people are chronically undernourished, and 2.6 million young children die each year from malnutrition. Meanwhile, extreme poverty is growing in the United...
[National Council of Churches -- Press Release] The Governing Board of the National Council of Churches has issued the following statement:
There are no words to express the agony and grief that lie in the wake of killer tornadoes this week in Oklahoma.
As we gather today as representatives of the 37 member communions of the National Council of Churches, we and the millions of members in our congregations weep for those who have lost loved ones and property. Our...