December 1, 2016
- Church leaders hope new channel opens doors reaches the marginalized community.
[Episcopal News Service] Episcopalians in the path of catastrophic wildfires that have destroyed a large swath of the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in the southeastern U.S. are working to help their communities in the aftermath.
“Several of our parishes are working with local fire and police departments to begin to collect items that are of need as we move through the rescue phase of the response to the fires,”...
The heartbreaking loss of life resulting from house fires has left a particular impact on many Indigenous communities—a tragedy that Archdeacon Sidney Black knows only too well.
Growing up on a small farm in Siksika Nation in southern Alberta, Black—currently co-chair of the Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples—was in his mid-teens on the autumn night when, preparing to retire to bed, he looked out the window of the room he shared with his brother and saw an orange glow over the...
[1 de diciembre del 2016] El Revdmo. Michael B. Curry, Obispo Presidente y Primado de la Iglesia Episcopal, y la Revda. Elizabeth A. Eaton, Obispa Presidente de la Iglesia Evangélica Luterana en América (ELCA), han emitido la siguiente declaración conjunta sobre el Día Mundial del SIDA 2016.
Declaración del Día Mundial del SIDA
1 de diciembre:
A medida que nos preparamos para celebrar el nacimiento de Jesús, se nos recuerda la promesa de vida que...
- Committed to God, peace and the worldwide Wesleyan family, the Rev. Joseph Rice Hale left a legacy for the church.
- Bishop Pedro M. Torio Jr. was re-elected bishop by the Philippines Central Conference on the sixth ballot.
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, and the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), have issued the following joint statement on 2016 World AIDS Day.
World AIDS Day Statement
As we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus, we are reminded of the...
From my days as a college student 20 years ago, I can recall reading about the real or imaginary efficacy of moral appeals in seeking social change.
A spontaneous Skype call and the Holy Spirit brought the leaders of four progressive Christian churches from around the world together for a serious discussion on collaboration.
- B’nai B’rith Announces 2017 Sally R. Schneider Scholarship for New York City-Area Student
B’nai B’rith International will award the annual Sally R. Schneider Scholarship to a deserving Jewish female graduate student in the spring of 2017. Applications are now being accepted.
Sally Schneider, born in Brooklyn in 1919, was a voracious reader and a passionate supporter of Israel who felt strongly that women...