September 22, 2016
- At an international gathering in Beijing, China, the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s top diplomat addressed challenges to human rights and peace.
- In addition to bread, “5 Loaves Ministries” provides clothes, undergarments and hygienic items to the needy.
Two families are mourning the loss of black men at the hands of police after a pair of deadly shootings within the last week in North Carolina and Oklahoma. United Church of Christ leaders in those states say the church and the nation must refuse to continue living in a climate where injustice is the norm.
- The five-day event in Serian, Sarawak led nearly 200 residents to Christ.
- A Georgia church’s experience offers lessons for faith communities overcoming disaster.
[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans have welcomed the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, which was agreed by world leaders at the UN General Assembly’s High Level Meeting on Monday. The declaration “expresses the political will of world leaders to protect the rights of refugees and migrants, to save lives and share...
[Anglican Communion News Service] The global Anglican agency Mission to Seafarers has come to the aid of stranded crew members working for Hanjin Shipping. The South Korean company operates one of the world’s largest shipping lines, but filed for receivership in August. As a result, some 97 of its container ships with 2,500 seafarers on board became stranded at sea as port managers refused them entry in case...
Texans are not known for being fearful, but for their generous hospitality and big-hearted welcoming. In fact “Texas” means friendship. Texas is great precisely because of the great diversity of backgrounds represented in its people. Therefore, we are extremely concerned that Governor Gregg Abbott has announced his...
A Call to Prayer and Witness
September 22, 2016
Charlotte, North Carolina
Dear Pastors and Clerks of Session,
On behalf of the Presbytery of Charlotte, we are heartbroken and distressed at the events that transpired on September 20, 2016 surrounding the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott...