March 20, 2014
Members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America gathered in Saint Sergius of Radonezh Chapel at the Chancery here on the morning of Thursday, March 20, 2014, to offer prayers for His Eminence, the newly departed Metropolitan Philip of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America.
Metropolitan Philip fell asleep in the...
- During 2012 and early 2013, fire destroyed or damaged more than a dozen United Methodist church properties across the United States.
March 18, 2014
In Seneca Falls, a “mecca for women’s rights advocates,” the Women’s Interfaith Institute is breaking new ground.
By Allison Stokes
Ambassador, Parliament of the World’s Religions
March 17, 2014
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/17/14)—Carrie and Kurt Smalley have been appointed as associate missionaries by American Baptist International Ministries (IM). They are serving as church planters through Pioneers, an organization that glorifies God among unreached peoples by initiating church-planting movements in partnership with local churches. The Smalley’s home church is First Baptist Church in Everett, Washington.
As part of their ministry in Hungary, the couple...
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/17/14)—Churches are grappling with unprecedented change, including one third of adults under the age of 30 who are increasingly not affiliating themselves with any religion. So, what is the future of the churches? In For Such a Time as This: Young Adults on the Future of the Church, Kathryn Mary Lohre and her contributors—representing a broad spectrum of cultures, races, and Christian traditions—offer thought-provoking insights that peer...
March 14, 2014
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/14/14)—Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), including American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), have withdrawn their proposal for a comprehensive report on JPMorgan Chase’s business standards in exchange for a commitment by...