May 1, 2013
- The topic of immigration is front and center in Washington, D.C., and throughout the United States, and United Church of Christ congregations are taking this opportunity to make their voices heard with unprecedented vigor.
April 30, 2013
[Episcopal Relief & Development] Six months after Hurricane Sandy made landfall in the northeastern United States, washing over coastal barrier islands and causing an estimated $50 billion in wind and flood damage, the Episcopal dioceses of Easton, New Jersey, Newark, New York and Long Island are continuing to aid impacted communities and facilitate recovery efforts.
Episcopal Relief & Development is currently supporting the work of disaster recovery...
Those asking ‘difficult questions’ today are tomorrow’s leaders, Paulsen says
Apr 30, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
A new book by retired Seventh-day Adventist world church President Jan Paulsen amplifies the questions, concerns and best hopes of hundreds of young people.
Paulsen, who prioritized ministry to youth and young adults during his...
In speech to Liberty dinner, Bennett promises active voice
Apr 30, 2013 Washington, D.C.
Mark Kellner, Adventist Review
Calling the freedom to worship “a core human right … that is under increasing threat around the world,” Andrew P. W. Bennett, Canada’s new Ambassador of Religious Freedom, pledged his nation’s support for those believers, worldwide, whose rights are...
April 29, 2013
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/29/13)—Katrina and Kyle Williams, from Everett, Washington, have been endorsed by American Baptist International Ministries (IM) to serve in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) with IM’s partner, the Baptist Community of Congo at the Pastoral Institute of Kikongo. They will assist with training pastors and their spouses in theology, literacy and church and rural development.
Kyle is currently a graduate student in psychology at Central...
- The B’nai B’rith International Board of Governors bestowed the Distinguished Humanitarian Award on Amy & Bruce Pascal and Michal Mazal & Daniel S. Mariaschin on April 25 at the Sphinx Club in Washington, D.C.
The award recognizes their long-term and exemplary dedication in their work with B’nai B’rith and beyond. All four have demonstrated personal and professional commitments that embody the very...
Popular sport draws notice as players pray before games
Apr 29, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
Mark A. Kellner, News Editor, Adventist Review
What would you do to attract young people to church, particularly in a nation where overt witnessing is difficult?
April 26, 2013
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/26/13)—American Baptist Women’s Ministries’ Break the Chains project has led the organization to refocus its mission outreach through its Women and Girls Mission Fund, said AB Women’s Ministries Executive Director Virginia Holmstrom in an announcement that the Break the Chains project and grants will end this year. The Women and Girls Mission Fund will be the primary funding vehicle for AB Women’s Ministries’ mission work on...