September 28, 2016
Susan Sparks: When religion and humor intersect
By Linda Bloom
Susan Sparks at NYC Chapter meeting (photo by Bud Heckman)
Susan Sparks has made a career – make that several careers – at the intersection of religion and humor.
Her philosophy, honed through a personal journey that has taken her from trial lawyer to...
September 27, 2016
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/27/16)—The American Baptist Historical Society is accepting nominations for the George D. Younger Award for Excellence in Local or Regional American Baptist History. The deadline is May 1, 2017. If your church has had an historical celebration in the last couple of years, please consider sharing your event with the other American Baptist churches.
Projects eligible for nomination include but are not restricted to church anniversary...
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/27/16)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) and American Baptist Foundation (ABF) are pleased to announce recipients of a total of $538,129 in grants from the Virginia and Gordon Palmer Jr. Trust, as awarded by ABF during ABHMS’ 2016 grant cycle:
- Cumberland Associations, American Baptist Churches (ABC) of Maine
- Judson Memorial Church, New York City
- Central Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Kan....
- Global Ministries celebrates the many years of Methodist mission in New York as its U.S. headquarters moves to Atlanta.
[Anglican Communion News Service] Five young women are beginning a year-long monastic journey as part of a new Companions on the Way program. They were commissioned earlier this month by Huron Coadjutor Bishop Linda Nicholls, and will spend the next 12 months living alongside members...
Taiwan Church News
September 19 - 25, 2016
Taiwan March For UN Membership On New York Street
Reported by Lin Yi-yin
On September 17, a special assembly, composed by The Taiwan United Nations Alliance(TAIUNA), PCT and several Taiwanese civil groups, launched a demonstration pleading UN membership for Taiwan on New York streets. Mr Michael Tsai,...