February 20, 2017
Members of Wellspring UCC in Virginia spoke out on Friday, Feb. 17, against raids U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents conducted outside a church-run hypothermia shelter in Alexandria,Va. last week.
His Grace, Bishop Daniel of Santa Rosa chaired the third meeting of the Orthodox Church in America’s Standing Committee for Canonical Procedure at Saints Peter and Paul Church, Phoenix, AZ February 8-10, 2017.
Pursuant to Article XV, Section 9 of the OCA Statute, the Committee was established to develop general rules for canonical procedures for use and application...
A couple of United Church of Christ pastors find God in glitter. And on Ash Wednesday, they hope scores of others can too.
- Come and join Steve Clifford and other Evangelical Alliance staff to thank you for your support for the Alliance and update you on exciting developments for 2017.
February 19, 2017
[Episcopal News Service — Hong Kong] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry preached to a standing room only crowd that overflowed into the courtyard at St. John’s Cathedral in Hong Kong’s central business district on Feb. 19.
Curry is on his first official visit to Asia since his July 2015 election as presiding bishop and primate of the Episcopal Church. Hong Kong was the second stop on a four-country tour that includes the Philippines, China and Taiwan.
Taiwan Church News
February 13 - 19, 2017
PCT Leaders Invited To Attend National Prayer Breakfast Of USA
Reported by TCN staff
During Taiwan's lunar new year vacation, PCT Moderator Rev Sudu Tada and General Secretary Rev Lyim Hong-tiong are honorably invited by US congress to attend the celebrated National Prayer Breakfast and take part in a public hearing...
February 18, 2017
- NEWS 1) Children’s Disaster Services sends team to aid evacuees in northern California 2) Global Food Initiative supports soybean consultation in Africa, community garden in Illinois 3) Nigeria Crisis Response volunteers visit rebuilt church, IDP camp in Maiduguri 4) EYN disaster ministry conducts Hepatitis B screening, aids Bdagu refugees UPCOMING EVENTS 5) General secretary continues to hold listening sessions 6) Global Mission and Service offers more Nigeria workcamps PERSONNEL 7) Brethren...
- Following the EYN president’s statement declaring a state of emergency on health, the Disaster Relief Ministry of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) moved to conduct Hepatitis B screening starting with staff and students of Kulp Bible College in Kwarhi.
- David Steele, general secretary of the Church of the Brethren, is holding listening sessions in church districts around the denomination. The meetings are a way for him to listen closely to people within the church, and an opportunity for church members to meet the general secretary. Last fall, several listening sessions were held--mostly in conjunction with district conferences.