May 24, 2016
- David A. Steele has been named general secretary-elect of the Church of the Brethren by the denomination’s Mission and Ministry Board. His appointment was announced yesterday, May 23, at a specially called meeting at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md.
- : The “Through My Hands” event drew 230 people to Seville, Spain.
- The entrepreneurs from Jamaica placed sixth in the annual International Business Model Competition.
Remembering six decades of pioneering pastors
May 24, 2016
- Enthusiastic church members are already planning to duplicate the effort every year.
[Anglican Communion News Service] The bones of Thomas Becket, the 12th century Archbishop of Canterbury who was murdered at the behest of King Henry II, are to return to the cathedral where he was killed and buried at the conclusion of a pilgrimage tour through south east England from their home in Hungary. The arrival of the relics of Saint Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral on Saturday will be the culmination of Becket Week – an ecumenical series of events organized...
Michelle Heyne, OA, was elected April 21, 2016, by the professed members of the Order of the Ascension to serve as the eighth Presiding Officer of the community. Michelle assumed her role immediately during the Order’s retreat at the Community of St. John the Baptist in Mendham, NJ.
Michelle has been a professed member since 2010 and is the first layperson to lead the community since its founding in 1983. She works full-time as a...
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of Ceylon has implemented its disaster management plan in response to devastating floods that have displaced around 225,000 people and seriously impacted a further 200,000 people. Heavy rains have resulted in the confirmed deaths of 92 people; and a significant number of injuries. Scores of people remain missing.
Almost 5,000 homes have been destroyed, some by landslides. In the Kegalle district, an entire village of 170 people...