August 26, 2015
[Episcopal News Service – Keene, New Hampshire] As part of a weekend commemoration of Jonathan Daniels’ martyrdom on Aug. 20, 1965, a group of his early friends gathered at his home parish, St. James Episcopal Church, on Aug. 22 to reminisce during a public panel discussion about the seminarian and civil rights worker who was killed when he was 26 years old.
[Episcopal News Service – Gulf Coast] It was Sunday; just six days after Hurricane Katrina had ripped a swath of death and destruction across the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Mississippi. It was time for church.
Not matter that Katrina had wiped the building known as St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Gulfport from its Gulf-side lot. The Rev. James “Bo” Roberts...
Civil rights pioneer captivates crowd of 1,000 at conference
August 26, 2015...
- Estimates are that helping Detroit, Mich. recover from last August’s historic floods is going to cost about $1 billion.
- United Methodist volunteers are still helping people get back into homes damaged by Katrina.
- A free clinic started by United Methodists after Katrina is now open two nights with expansion plans that include an eye clinic.
- Sariani, who lives in Gianyar, Bali, is married to a day laborer. She is the mother of two small children.
Taiwan Church News
August 10 - 16, 2015
Aboriginal Perspective Of Taiwan History Is Overlooked In Recent Debate Of Curriculum Guideline Adjustment
Reported by Chiu Kuo-rong
Though an illegally adjusted curriculum guideline about Taiwan history was requested to postpone by high school students, yet from the aboriginal point of view, it's still a pity that the aboriginal...
August 25, 2015
- Social Action Commission – Press Release On behalf of the Social Action Commission, chair – Bishop Reginald Jackson and former chair – Bishop Carolyn Tyler
- United Methodist Board of Church and Society seminar in Democratic Republic of Congo promotes peace and reconciliation.