May 22, 2013
[Episcopal Diocese of Washington] This blog is part of a series on ministry with young adults that the Episcopal Diocese of Washington is featuring in May.
The Gospel, or Good News of God, is all about communication. In “The Baptismal Covenant” in The Book of Common Prayer we read the following:
Celebrant: Will you proclaim by word and example the Good News of God in Christ?
People: I will, with God’s help....
[Seminary of the Southwest] The Rev. Jane Patterson, Ph.D. has been appointed assistant professor of...
- Taiwan Church News
May 20-26, 2013
Pentecost celebrated in Taiwan via various interdenominational prayer gatherings across the country
Reported by Chen Wei-chien, Chen Yi-hsuan
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...
[Church of England -- Press Release] On May 21 2013 the House of Bishops released the following statement on Women in the Episcopate.
“At its meeting in York the House of Bishops of the Church of England has committed itself to publishing new ways forward to enable women to become bishops.
“In its discussion on the issue of women in the episcopate, the House received and approved for publication the report from the Working Group on...