July 1, 2015
Taiwan Church News
June 22 - 28, 2015
China State Enterprise To Hold Shares Of Taiwan's Biggest Financial Holding
Reported by Chiu Kuo-rong
In the afternoon on June 21, Economic Democracy Union(EDU) held a press conference warning the impact of the impending China state enterprise's equity participation into Taiwan's biggest financial holding company. This...
June 30, 2015
The General Synod of the United Church of Christ became the latest church to call for divestment and boycott of companies that are complicit in the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza.
[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] Much happens each day during General Convention. In addition to Episcopal News Service’s other coverage, here are some additional news items from June 28-30, the second day of the June 25-July 3 gathering.
Exhibit leftovers to go to thrift store
When vestment maker Colleen Hintz arrived to set up her Fruit of the Vine booth in the Exhibit...
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] “I invite you to sing a song that resurrects hope within you,” the Rev. Kimberly Jackson, chaplain and vicar of the Absalom Jones Episcopal Center, Emmaus House Chapel, Atlanta, said in her June 30 sermon to the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church.
Bishop Wendell Gibbs of Michigan ...
[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] The Five Marks of Mission – and how to put them to work at home – were the topic of discussion for deputies and bishops at a morning joint session in the House of Deputies on June 30.
Developed by the Anglican Consultative Council between 1984 and 1990, the Five Marks “are summed up in the image of pursuing God’s kingdom here on Earth as it is in heaven,” Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said in her opening remarks....
Just over one hundred General Synod delegates and visitors marched the mile from the Convention Center to the Progressive Field headquarters of the Cleveland Indians baseball team, demanding that the owners cease using a race of people as a mascot.
- International members of Anglican Witness’s core group joined Canadian clergy on Monday, June 22, for an all-day symposium at St. Paul’s Bloor Street Church in the diocese of Toronto. Offering lessons on mission and discipleship, the event drew upon the experiences of speakers from across the worldwide Anglican Communion. Bishop Patrick Yu, area bishop for more...