July 27, 2015
Citing the social, political and legal changes taking place in our country, the National Executive Board of The Boy Scouts of America voted to dismantle its ban on gay adult scout leaders and employees.
Taiwan Church News
July 13 - 19, 2015
Celebrating PCT 150, Kiau Church Pledges To Bring The Blessings To Her Community
Reported by Hwang Yi-lek
Being the first evangelical church established in Taiwan, Kiau church of the Kaohsiung presbytery held her 150th anniversary memorial service on July 12. Except commemorating the missionary enthusiasm of Dr. James Laidlaw ...
[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church’s annual Good Friday Offering appeal, which gathers and distributes funds in support of ministries throughout the Anglican Communion’s Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East, is celebrating its most generous collection in 10 years.
Funds collected from the 2014 Good Friday Offering and available for distribution this year totaled $377,663.51, more than $110,000 on the previous year and the largest offering since 2005, said...
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
- Au début d'août, des responsables d'Églises de sept pays qui se trouvent face au choix historique de mettre hors la loi ou non les armes nucléaires vont entreprendre un pèlerinage vers les deux villes japonaises dévastées par des bombes atomiques il y a 70 ans.