June 28, 2015
[Episcopal News Service — Salt Lake City] Presiding Bishop-elect Michael Curry speaks at Episcopal Relief & Development’s 75th anniversary celebration at General Convention. Curry serves as chair of the board of directors for Episcopal Relief & Development.
General Synod attendees, both young and old, put on their dancing shoes and took to the floor Saturday night during the Great Big Synod Dance, the first time, but most likely not the last time the biennial gathering has hosted a dance party.
Youth and young adults attending General Synod in Cleveland played host to local homeless people by serving dinner early Saturday evening at the Global Center for Health Innovation.
OVERLAND PARK, KS (ABNS 6/28/15)—ABCUSA President Rev. Dr. Don Ng read a statement of the Board of General Ministries at the Sunday morning, June 28, business meeting at the American Baptist Churches Biennial Mission Summit, announcing an update on the General Secretary search process.
Board of General Ministries Statement
The General Secretary search activity has brought forth strong and qualified candidates, each of whom is uniquely gifted in...
It could have been a short story. When Antwone Quenton Fisher found himself dropped off outside the Cleveland YMCA two days after high school graduation, emancipated without notice after spending his entire life in the foster care system, the "pimps and hustlers" were waiting for him and those like him.
June 27, 2015
- In a statement released the last weekend of June 2015, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, on behalf of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America, addressed the June 26 decision of the Supreme Court of the US legalizing same-sex marriages. The text of the message, together with links to numerous similar statements from recent years, appears below. Statement Concerning the June 26, 2015 Supreme Court Decision June 28, 2015 To the Venerable Hierarchs, Reverend Clergy,...
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Connie Schultz brought a message of “necessary trouble” to the United Church of Christ General Synod Saturday morning — and a love fest broke out.