August 25, 2015
The Board of Trustees of Saint Tikhon’s Seminary here met on August 20-21, 2015. Board committees met on Thursday, while the entire board gathered on Friday.
“Board committees are comprised of board members, faculty, administrative team members, seminarians, and others,” said Archpriest Dr. Steven Voytovich...
- Hurricane Katrina destroyed Seashore Mission, but it has relocated and serves more than 200 meals, three days a week to the poor and homeless.
Standing on its foundation as a Just Peace church, leaders from the United Church of Christ and communion partner, the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), are among the 51 Christian representatives from dozens of denominations and faith organizations who have sent a letter to Congress today. This Christian coalition is urging lawmakers to support the agreement to limit Iran's nuclear program.
- The summer unit of Brethren Volunteer Service, which is the 309th BVS unit, has completed training and the volunteers have been assigned to their project sites. The names, home towns, and project sites of the members of BVS Unit 309 follow:
- AME pastor pays tribute to Gov. Nikki Haley, Rep. Jenny Horne, United Methodists, for actions they took this summer
Hundreds of homes still threatened by flames
August 25, 2015
[Episocopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Samuel McDonald, Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Director of Mission for the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, announced that applications are currently being accepted for the 2015 awards for Indigenous Theological Training.
The awards are available to diocesan and churchwide organizations for lay and ordained members...
A recently-passed General Synod resolution is serving as a springboard for the fifth Widening the Welcome: Inclusion for All conference, to be held Sept. 24-26 in Hartford, Conn.