November 22, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church of Burundi has celebrated the 50th anniversary of its first diocese – Buye – with a special service led by Archbishop Martin Nyaboho. The first Anglican presence in Burundi was established by Church Missionary Society missionaries in the 1930s. The church grew rapidly as a result of the East African Revival and its first national bishop was consecrated in 1965 with his see at Buye, which at that time covered the whole country...
Pennsylvania church members renovating a vacant parsonage to welcome refugee families find themselves renewed in the process.
- Donations can be made through The Advance and other church agencies and ministries on Nov. 29 and beyond.
As a part of our nation's civil religion, Thanksgiving comes with its own set of feel-good mythologies and symbols. Heartwarming, romantic images of Native Americans and Europeans sharing a meal together, however, not only negate a violent history, they also negate a current reality that is far from appetizing. For many of us, that unappetizing reality confronted us Sunday night and Monday morning.
- Wespath has urged the company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline to reach out to affected communities.
- The Canadian Foodgrains Bank is committing $527,000 to World Renew's response in Haiti, where Hurricane Matthew, the third-strongest hurricane in Haitian history, touched down on Oct. 4, 2016.
- Internationally known speaker Pastor Harvey Carey will be among those addressing Christian Reformed Church members when they gather in Detroit for next summer’s Inspire 2017.
- Alliance member Bible Society is challenging Christians to spread Christmas cheer as part of their Advent challenge.
- Several years ago, freelance writer Gayle Boss created a special Advent calendar for her children.
- Not long ago, Richard Harms received a request from someone who wanted to know about the first airplane purchased by Christian Reformed World Missions in Nigeria.