October 18, 2016
The Occupy Wall Street movement in 2011 brought economic inequality and its attendant social ills to the forefront of public conversation, marked by its language of the ‘99 per cent’ and the wealthiest one per cent. Five years later, the questions raised by the movement continue to resonate.
Within the Anglican Church of Canada, the need to consider these economic realities found expression during the 2010-2013 triennium through the Faith, Worship, and Ministry committee. Addressing...
- Liberia is now Ebola-free, but many stricken with the virus are now experiencing poor vision, fatigue and severe headaches.
- A video thumbnail history of the Reformation was produced for the 2016 General Synod of the Reformed Church in America, written and narrated by Rev. Dr. John W. Coakley. The Presbyterian Historical Society has created a downloadable bulletin... Read More
An invitation has been extended to all clergy of the Orthodox Church in America and their wives to participate in a webinar, “The Sacrament of Listening in Our Lives and Ministry,” at 1:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, October 25, 2016.
Hosted—at no cost to participants—by the Center for Family Care of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, this webinar is the most recent offering in a series of on-line presentations launched in November 2015 designed to provide clergy...
Taiwan Church News
October 10 - 16, 2016
CJCU Launches A Liberal Arts Education Program In Tainan Prison
Reported by Chen Yi-hsuan
As an unprecedented event in Taiwan's prison history, Chang Jung Christian University(CJCU) signed an Memorandum of Understanding with Tainan Prison and launched an education program for cell inmates on August 23rd. This event means ...
October 17, 2016
- More than 500 laity from across the denomination signed a statement protesting the under-representation of laity on composition of A Way Forward.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/17/16)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) continues to invite American Baptists to pray for this contentious U.S. presidential election each Tuesday through Election Day on Nov. 8. Each week features a suggested focus on which to pray, as Americans contemplate casting a ballot in the race that selects the most powerful official in the nation—if not the world.
The focus for tomorrow—Tuesday, Oct. 18—is “wisdom,”...