July 31, 2015
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/31/15)—American Baptist Women’s Ministries celebrated Women’s Day with a day-long event attended by women and girls on Friday, June 26th, at the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park, Kansas. The event introduced AB Women’s Ministries 2015-2017 ministry focus, “See . . .”
The Rev. Tamara R. Jackson, “Sacred Safe Spaces” Special Project Coordinator for the American Baptist Churches of New Jersey, led two Bible studies on the New...
The wildfires across Western Canada devastated huge swathes of forest and drove thousands of people from their homes. But as a result, residents from diverse backgrounds united to meet the challenge.
While fires are still burning, the immediate crisis is over and evacuees are now returning to their homes. Saskatchewan Anglican Bishop Michael Hawkins said the most significant aspect of the experience for Saskatchewan and the Anglican Church of Canada was how people rallied together...
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/31/15)—On August 1, 2015, the website for the Judson Press & American Baptist Women’s Ministries Sisters of Scripture Essay Contest opens for entrants. Contestants can visit the WordPress site https://sistersofscripturemnw.wordpress.com/ to find information about the contest rules, guidelines, and submissions.
The Sisters of Scripture Essay Contest is inspired by...
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/31/15)—American Baptist Women’s Ministries announces 2015-2018 term officers elected during the annual meeting of American Baptist Women’s Ministries on June 26, 2015, at Women’s Day in Overland Park, Kansas: Rev. Angel L. Sullivan, president; Deborah Malave Diaz, coordinator of Events; and Ellen Teague, coordinator of the Eastern Section.
President is the Rev. Angel L. Sullivan from Land O’ Lakes, Florida. Angel is an American Baptist-...
Sister Simone Campbell challenges Presbyterians to ‘do as Jesus would do’ - get involved
July 31, 2015
The United Church of Canada will hold its 42nd General Council in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, August 8-14, 2015.
Multi-agency program inquires ‘Ask Me Why You Matter to Me’
July 31, 2015
[Episcopal News Service] El 20 de julio, más de cinco y medio años después de que un catastrófico terremoto destruyera la catedral de la Santa Trinidad en Puerto Príncipe [Haití], un grupo de obreros empezó a despejar el sitio, segmentando el área de trabajo, removiendo ladrillos, baldosas de terracota, secciones de las paredes de la catedral y otros restos que en algún momento serán incorporados en la construcción de la nueva catedral.
“Esto es un gran signo de esperanza...
Seven refugees from Uganda, escaping persecution for identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, have found themselves in Long Beach, Calif., with little more than the clothes on their backs. Waiting for them with open arms were members of First Congregational Church of Long Beach United Church of Christ.