October 1, 2015
The United Church of Christ is celebrating the announcement of a plan that should finally halt 50 years of violence between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), as the church has spent almost two decades supporting a peace process in the South American country.
[Episcopal News Service – Seoul, South Korea] Bishop Stacy Sauls, chief operating officer of The Episcopal Church, spoke Oct. 1 to Episcopal Asiamerica Ministries’ Sept. 30-Oct. 5 international consultation here about the gift of transformation that he was given years ago in Korea.
Sauls told the story of his and his wife Ginger...
In advance of the annual Sisters in Spirit Vigils, which take place across Canada on Sunday, Oct. 4 to raise awareness of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, the Anglican Church of Canada has provided a resource offering guidelines for prayers and ceremony.
Available free online, the resource includes suggested guidelines on creating Sacred...
- The Department of Greek Education is organizing an educational training seminar on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m at the St. Demetrios Greek-American Day School in Astoria, NY.
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has announced the members of the newly-formed Episcopal Church Commission on Impairment and Leadership.
The members were appointed by Presiding Bishop Jefferts Schori in consultation with President of the ...
VALLEY FORGE, PA (10/1/15)—Just in time for Pastoral Care Week, celebrated October 25–31, Judson Press is releasing two new titles in The Pastoral Caregiver’s Casebook series: Ministry in Health, Volume 3 and Ministry in Specialized Settings, Volume 4.
The Pastoral Caregiver’s Casebook series, edited by John J. Gleason, is a collection of best practices and lessons learned from more than 300 actual ministry encounters with pastoral...
Couple ask Presbyterians to support new mission co-workers in Ethiopia
October 1, 2015
- The United Methodist Church works to foster peace in the wake of violence in Ganta, Liberia.
I hold strongly to the values that life is sacred and good, and that in circumstances when conflicting realities are present, each of us has a God-given moral responsibility to make decisions which reflect a reverence for life.
Father Martin Ritsi, Executive Director of the Orthodox Christian Mission Center [OCMC], met with His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon and Archpriests John Jillions and Eric G. Tosi, OCA Chancellor and Secretary respectively, at the Chancery here on Tuesday, September 29, 2015.
The meeting marked the first time Father Martin had...