May 6, 2015
- Reece and Meister honored for their service to their denomination and the healthcare profession in the United States
- United Methodist bishops stress they neither endorse nor oppose the revised Plan UMC but hope for a more orderly General Conference.
- “It’s good … to talk with the retirees about their ministry,” says Dan O’Neill of Central Conference Pension. “It’s a chance to honor the work they’ve done over 30, 40 or 45 years.”
Importance of long-term engagement and sustained partnerships highlighted
May 6, 2015
[Episcopal Public Policy Network] Human trafficking is the global trade in persons through the recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing, and/or obtaining a person for compelled labor or commercial sex acts through the use of force, fraud, or coercion. According to the International Labor Organization there are an estimated 20.9 million victims of human trafficking globally, including 5.5 million children.
Combating human trafficking is an issue of long standing...
- It's Wednesday morning, and more than 140 children are arriving at New Song Academy to begin the day's classes.
[Lambeth Palace press release] Unity among Christians releases a power that is “impossible to exaggerate”, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby told the Leadership Conference 2015 at the Royal Albert Hall this morning.
The Archbishop was speaking during an on-stage interview with Nicky Gumbel, Vicar of HTB, alongside Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales.
“The Church, when it is visibly united, speaks more...
[Anglican Communion Office] The Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC) is the official body appointed by the Roman Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion to engage in theological dialogue in order that they may come into visible unity and full ecclesial communion. It held the fifth meeting of its current phase (ARCIC III) in an atmosphere of shared prayer and friendship at Villa Palazzola, the summer residence of the Venerable...
We invited American Baptists from across the country to share their Ministry Stories with the American Baptist Family and with the world! This is a part of the Transformed by the Spirit initiative. Want to share your story? You still have time before the deadline of June 15, 2015! Written and Video submissions are invited. Have an idea, but not sure if it fits? Send a quick email to: firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know your idea, and...