April 22, 2014
- The Evangelical Alliance Scotland has launched a manifesto entitled What Kind of Nation? ahead of the Scottish independence referendum taking place in September. It comprises 38 recommendations covering the four pillars of Scottish society – the economy, the family, civil society and the environment.
- As people of faith who remember that God created all things and called them good, we know that we cannot afford to wreck creation. Deuteronomy 30:19 calls us to “choose life so that you and your descendants may live,” to live in harmony with creation and to restore balance.
- Friends and colleagues are remembering Oliver Wendel Martin III, his advocacy for people living with HIV, and the impact he left on the world. Martin died on Saturday, April 19. He was 55.
- The Styrofoam-Free Contest, an initiative of the Green Team at Newtown (Conn.) Congregational Church UCC, has been opened to all New England congregations in hopes that churches will be inspired to stop using the non-biodegradable product that wreaks havoc on the earth.
April 21, 2014
- Tshala Mwengo’s connections with Africa University and the denomination’s mission agency helped expand his mission in Congo, Zambia and beyond.
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Donations to the United Thank Offering jumped over $80,000 while grant applications increased.
According to information from the United Thank Offering Board:
- The 2013 ingathering amount is $1,525,407.78, an increase of $80,477.51 from 2012.
- Similar to the previous year, all but five dioceses of The Episcopal Church contributed to the 2013 ingathering prior to the December 31 deadline. In...
- As hundreds remain missing after last week’s disaster, United Methodist leaders reached out to the people of South Korea.
Presbyterian Writers Guild selects Robert John Andrews for prize
April 21, 2014
- Move to become a secular-focused school ends relationship with Claremont School of Theology.
- A panel of speakers will be discussing on Thursday ways in which the Christian Reformed Church can respond to issues of religious plurality in an increasingly diverse and secular age.