October 7, 2015
October 6, 2015
COGA issues open invitation to discuss identity, purpose of PC(USA)
October 6, 2015
[Virginia Theological Seminary press release] Virginia Theological Seminary (VTS) announces that the Dedication and Consecration Service of its Immanuel Chapel and a special Choral Evensong will be streamed live on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Streaming for the consecration begins at 10 a.m. and for Choral Evensong at 4 p.m.
The Most Reverend Katharine Jefferts Schori, the 26th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, will be the celebrant for...
With the 2015 Canadian federal election underway, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, addresses the leaders of Canada’s five largest political parties, including Stephen Harper (Conservative), Tom Mulcair (New Democratic Party), Justin Trudeau (Liberal), Elizabeth May (Green), and Gilles Duceppe (Bloc Québécois). Outlining some of the major issues facing Canada and its most vulnerable residents, the Primate encourages each leader to listen to all they...
- In recent days, with heavy heart we have been confronted with a most regrettable matter involving a member of our Clergy, Rev. Fr. George Passias, and an adult female parishioner. We acknowledge the expected reaction of the faithful to feel deeply hurt and utterly disappointed, and the serious danger of scandalization. At the same time we know that the only one who walked on the face of this earth and was sinless was our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
With the blessing of HIs Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon and in response to a growing number of requests from individuals who do not have internet access, the Orthodox Church in America’s web team is now producing monthly PDFs that highlight a selection of major stories featured on the OCA web site during the previous month.
Taiwan Church News
September 21 - 27, 2015
One Thousand People Celebrate Taiwan's Centennial Mission For The Hearing Impaired
Reported by Chen Yi-fan
To celebrate the centennial of Taiwan's deaf education since the establishment of The Blind and Deaf School of Tainan in 1915, Taiwan Sign Language Double Welfare Caring Foundation (TSLDWCF), composed of PCT So-...
[Integrity USA press release] Integrity USA is pleased to announce that the the new board of directors began its three year term on October 1, 2015.
This past General Convention has called the Episcopal Church to lead and serve in even more inclusive ways. Integrity USA is excited to answer that call. We now have a new Board of Directors ready to serve the church and our movement through uncharted possibilities.
Each of the people who volunteered to run for...
ABC General Secretary A. Roy Medley reflects on a late September visit to Chiapas, Mexico, below.
Chiapas is the southernmost state of Mexico, and the location of many Baptist churches served by Chuck and Ramona Shawver. For four days in September it was my privilege to travel with Chuck to visit a number of these congregations as well as the seminary in San Cristobal.