December 8, 2014
[Episcopal News Service] An interfaith coalition of clergy, including Episcopalians, gathered at St. Paul’s Chapel on lower Broadway in New York City Dec. 8 for a prayer service in advance of a walk to City Hall where they delivered a clergy-signed letter to elected officials in response to a Dec. 3 grand jury decision not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.
The letter made the following requests of the elected officials,
- To join us in...
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 12/8/14)—In response to the Staten Island, N.Y., grand jury ruling in the case of New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo, 34 national and regional leaders of American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) have issued a statement calling for a national examination of the U.S. judicial system as well as the nation’s criminal justice institutions.
After deliberating less than a day, the grand jury decided there was not enough evidence to prosecute...
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached the following sermon on Dec. 7 at Christ Church in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Christ Church, Little Rock, AR
7 Dec 2014
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, presided at the celebration of the Vigil and Divine Liturgy marking the Patronal Feast of the Orthodox Church in America’s Representation Church of Saint Catherine here December 6-7, 2014.
Established in 1994 in a chapel in Moscow’s Danilov Monastery, the OCA’s Representation to the Patriarchate subsequently moved to Saint Catherine...
Share your story and learn how American Baptists have done ministry in their communities through this Ministry Story Opportunity as we “Share the Journey” before, during and after the Mission Summit.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 12/8/14)—On October 8, 2014, the Journey Team...
December 4, 2014
On December 4, 2014, the Great Feast of the Entrance of the Mother of God into the Temple, His Holiness, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Rus’ concelebrated the Divine Liturgy with His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada and His Grace, Bishop Alexander of Toledo and the Bulgarian Diocese, Chair of the Orthodox Church in America’s Office of External Affairs and Interchurch...
December 3, 2014
December 3, 2014
- As part of a promise to make people aware of veterans in their local communities, the United Church of Christ, working with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is partnering with the United States Veterans Administration. Together, they will educate the San Diego community on ways churches can welcome veterans when they complete their military duty.