June 29, 2015
- Rev. Jimmy Lin is retiring this week after 25 years of faithful service to Back to God Ministries International.
- In mid May, Steve Gumaer boarded a speedboat off the coast of Thailand and went searching for Rohingya refugees crammed in boats on the Andaman Sea.
June 29, 2015
“It is within our power — in this unexpected place at this unexpected time — to change the damn world,” the Rev. Dwayne D. Royster charged the capacity crowd at the General Synod Sunday community worship service at the Cleveland Convention Center.
June 28, 2015
Two separate resolutions about a Just Peace in Israel/Palestine that came before the General Synod of the United Church of Christ have been revised and combined into a single resolution that will be sent to the floor for deliberation by Synod delegates.
Six lay members of Executive Council are to be elected when the House of Deputies reconvenes on June 29.
Elected as Church Pension Fund trustees were:
[Episcopal News Service — Salt Lake City] About 1,500 General Convention participants joined a Bishops United Against Gun Violence procession in Salt Lake City the morning of June 28.
The prayerful procession walked the half-mile from the Salt Palace Convention Center to Pioneer Park while marchers sang hymns and prayed. Members of Utah anti-gun violence groups and civil rights organizations joined in.
Diocese of Maryland...
[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] While 1,500 General Convention participants joined a Bishops United Against Gun Violence procession here the morning of June 28, several resolutions targeting gun violence are making their way through the legislative process.
The prayerful procession walked the half-mile from the Salt Palace Convention Center to Pioneer Park while marchers sang...