July 25, 2016
Among the firsts at this week's National Youth Event is a newly-launched NYE application for smartphones that will allow users to keep up with schedules, stay connected with their friends, and is ecologically-friendly, as it reduces the need for printed materials.
- The bishops’ executive committee also acknowledged the church’s fast-changing landscape as it plans the Commission on a Way Forward.
The United Church of Christ said goodbye to one of the pillars and elder statesman of the denomination, as friends and family came together at Evangelical Reformed United Church of Christ in Fredrick, Md., to celebrate the life and ministry of the Rev. John Deckenback.
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Two new videos feature the work of a $22,800 United Thank Offering grant at an international refugee center in 2015.
The first video features the Joel Nafuma Refugee Center, located in St. Paul’s Within the Walls Episcopal Church in Rome, Italy. The United Thank Offering grant paved the way for the hiring of staff, the...
The Pacific Northwest Conference (PNC) United Church of Christ is joining UCC national leadership in reaching out to the thousands of churches across the denomination with an invitation to join a public campaign of love and acceptance of Muslim Americans.
- New president’s State of the Nation Address inspires hope in many.
[Episcopal News Service] La Iglesia Episcopal apoya de cerca el proceso de paz en Colombia. Tras 50 años de guerra, finalmente se ha acordado un cese al fuego definitivo, pero la Iglesia reconoce que enfrentar la reconstrucción del país y hacer llegar la justicia social será una ardua tarea.
“La paz no es solo el silencio de los fusiles y de las bombas, la paz es mucho más que eso… Es reconstruir todo un tejido social que ha estado roto por más de 50 años, la...
- Leonard Johnson is the first Adventist minister to receive the Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George.
- Sitka’s historic Archangel Michael Cathedral.
With the blessing of His Eminence, Archbishop Benjamin of San Francisco and the West and the support of His Grace, Bishop David of Sitka and Alaska, a pilgrimage cruise and conference-at-sea will be held September 2-9, 2017.
An informational flyer is available on-line.
- Leaders call for churches in Germany to be places of refuge for affected families.