July 7, 2015
The Orthodox Church in America has initiated a search for a new General Counsel.
A detailed Candidate Profile is available in PDF format.
“The recruitment of the General Counsel is being conducted on a national basis,” said Archpriest Eric G. Tosi, OCA Secretary. “The recruitment process is highly confidential, and references will not be contacted until mutual...
- The American Psychiatric Association is now offering a 20-page booklet, "Mental Health: a Guide for Faith Leaders," and a companion two-page "Quick Reference on Mental Health for Faith Leaders."
- The month of July has begun and perhaps you or your church has weddings on the mind. If so, the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship can help.
The United Church of Christ underlined its support for full rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people during General Synod 2015 by endorsing a resolution resisting attempts around the country to limit access to services.
An activist of the United Church of Christ, a crusader for those suffering from discrimination and injustice, a mentor to many and a woman known for her quiet way of leading talk into action was remembered at General Synod. Eleonore Russak Powell passed away on June 29 in Claremont, Calif. She was 98.
The Baptist Joint Committee on Religious Liberty has issued a new resource related to the recent Supreme Court decision, entitled “The Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling: What you need to know now,” and we encourage American Baptist churches to view this here.
It is the best guide available as to the ruling and churches, dispelling many...
[Episcopal News Service] The 78th General Convention, in a series of historic moments, elected the first African-American presiding bishop; approved marriage equality for all Episcopalians; adopted a budget that emphasizes racial reconciliation and evangelism; endorsed the study of fossil fuel divestment; opposed divestment in Israel, Palestine; and made some significant changes to the church’s governance.
North Carolina Bishop Michael Curry elected presiding...
- Last week Pope Francis turned his eyes to his home country and ecumenical church relations. For centuries now the relationship between the Catholic and Waldensian Churches has been defined by a violent history. The conflict stems from the... Read More
As the people of several African-American churches that caught fire across the southern United States survey the damage and work to rebuild, the United Church of Christ is stepping in to assist, in a show of support for and solidarity with those church communities.