May 6, 2015
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: email@example.com to let us know your idea, and...
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 entries are invited. Have an idea, but not sure if it fits? Send a quick email to: americanbaptist@gmail...
Artist Lucy Janjigian brings her work to the Office of Public Witness
May 6, 2015
Taiwan Church News
May 4 - 10, 2015
A Letter Of Greetings From Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary of World Council of Churches
To: Rev. Lyim Hong-Tiong
Presbyterian Church in Taiwan
Geneva, 30 April 2015
Dear Mr Lyim,
I wish to take this...
Taiwan Church News
April 27 - May 3, 2015
Rev. Kavas Refuses To Shake Hands With President Ma Ying-jeou
Reported by Chiu Kuo-rong
On April 22, the Earth Day, several environmental protection groups went to visit President Ma Ying-jeou as usual. Some 40 conclusions of the 12th National NGO Environmental Meetings were proposed to the President,...
- 1) Action alert: Support immigrant mothers on Mother’s Day. 2) NCC calls for justice, end to violence in Baltimore. 3) Office of Ministry provides forms meeting new IRS standards. 4) Global Mission is renewing partnership with Prisoner Visitation and Support. 5) ‘Brethren Life and Thought’ is celebrating 60 years, 6) New Puerto Rico District names Jose Calleja Otero as district executive. 7) Brethren bits
May 5, 2015
- The roller coaster ride of receiving and responding to updates regarding implications of the Affordable Care Act for support of our pastors’ medical insurance premiums continues. Thank you for your continuing care and concern as we seek to understand the situation and care for our pastors’ well-being.
- The Puerto Rico District has announced that Jose Calleja Otero has accepted the call to serve as district executive minister. Otero already has begun his work. In July, the Puerto Rico District officially will be welcomed as the Church of the Brethren’s 24th district at Annual Conference in Tampa, Fla.
- Through the office of Global Mission and Service, the Church of the Brethren is renewing its partnership of grant support to the organization Prisoner Visitation and Support (PVS). In addition to the denomination’s grant support, which began in 1985, PVS has benefited from Brethren serving as prison visitors and as representatives on PVS’ board of directors.
- The journal “Brethren Life and Thought” is celebrating 60 years and editor Denise Kettering-Lane has planned two exciting issues to help us celebrate.