July 27, 2015
An enthusiastic group of young environmental justice advocates from Minnesota spent three days lobbying and learning in our nation’s capital last week . . . and really left a lasting impression on the staff of the United Church of Christ D.C. offices.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/27/15)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) asks churches and organizations across the United States and Puerto Rico to remember our children, especially those struggling with issues related to poverty, by raising pennies, each one representing a child whose life is limited by inadequate resources for nurture and nourishment.
The Penny Project began six years ago with an original goal of 14 million pennies—10 million of which have...
The three-day, 21st Congress of the Baptist World Alliance ended on Sunday, July 26 in Durban, South Africa. This global organization for Baptists, founded in 1905, held its Congress at the International Convention Center. About 2,500 Baptists from about 80 countries attended the event.
Below is the final interview from the Congress with Ruth Clark, former president of American Baptist Churches (ABC), from January 1, 2012, to December 31, 2013. Clark was among the ABC attendees and...
Quarter-century volunteer group remembers ‘in life and in death we belong to God’
July 27, 2015
Tveit asserts 'systems of injustice' continue in the Middle East
July 27, 2015
- Personal stories of migrants and those working to minister to them on the Mexico-Texas border gave members of the World Communion of Reformed Churches’ working group on human trafficking a vivid understanding of the issues faced on all sides.... Read More
Thomas à Kempis
Christ Church Cathedral, Mobile, AL
Diocesan clergy gathering
25 July 2015
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church
Thomas à Kempis was born in 1380 to a blacksmith and a school teacher. His name was originally Thomas Hemerken, which means “little hammer,” probably a reference to his father’s trade. He grew up in Kempen, Germany, whence his more familiar name, and at...
July 26, 2015
His Beatitude, the Most Blessed John X (Yazigi), Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, will deliver a presentation on the current circumstances of Christians in the Middle East at Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox...
July 25, 2015
Taiwan Church News
July 13 - 19, 2015
Though Short Of Fund, An Early Intervention & Inclusive Education Center Is Started At Tainan
Reported by Hwang Yi-lek
To start an early intervention and inclusive education as soon as possible, Father Brendan O'Connell of Bethelehem Foundation decided to build a four-story building for the disabled children. Though still short of fund...