November 26, 2013
Five leaders to guide reorganized ecumenical body
November 26, 2013
It is amazing how God works in our lives and multiplies resources that are made available to ministry. God used the Matthew 25 Grant award to Bethel Neighborhood Center in Kansas City as a catalyst to inspire us and to help local churches become involved more in our ministry with children in our community. After hearing of our plan to supply backpacks and school supplies to our children at Bethel, some local churches decided to participate in it and we received 2/3 of the backpacks and 1/2...
- Rev. Paul Mpindi, Back to God Ministries French outreach leader, asks for urgent prayers for the Central African Republic (CAR).
- The United Nations once again blatantly perpetuated its anti-Israel agenda with its annual International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People on Nov. 25, with a program filled with defamatory speeches and biased resolutions that seek to demonize the Jewish state.
Anti-Israel invective was delivered throughout the day’s program. Ambassador Ahmed Fathalla, the representative of the Arab League, called Israel “racist,” accusing it...
- URJ Emails Reach 20K Subscribers Every Weekday
- For the first time in more than a century, Thanksgiving and the first full day of Hanukkah fall the same day, Nov. 28. In celebration, a United Church of Christ congregation in Massachusetts is inviting its Christian and Jewish neighbors for an interfaith service to lift up the rare occasion.
November 25, 2013
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori delivered the following sermon in the Chapel of Christ the Lord at the Episcopal Church Center in New York, New York, on Nov. 25, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
James Otis Sargent Huntington
25 November 2013
Chapel of Christ the Lord...
[The Episcopal Church in South Carolina press release] The Episcopal Church in South Carolina filed a motion today in Circuit Court to have Mark Lawrence and three other individuals added as parties in the lawsuit filed by the breakaway group that is seeking legal control of the Diocese of South Carolina.
The four, who were officials of the diocese when it announced its separation from The Episcopal Church, are necessary parties to the suit because actions they took to “...
[Washington National Cathedral] Washington National Cathedral today announced its schedule of family-friendly events, world-class classical concerts, and worship services for the 2013 Advent and Christmas season. All events take place at Washington National Cathedral, located at 3101 Wisconsin Avenue, NW (Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues, NW), Washington, D.C. 20016.
Crèche Exhibit: What Child Is This?
November 25, 2013 – January 12, 2014 (lower...