March 5, 2015
Presbyterians to get an update in D.C.
March 5, 2015
It has been called...
In the final dialogue session between the Catholic Church and the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) participants summed up their discussions on the themes of justification and sanctification, word and sacrament and justice in preparation of the final report, “Justification and Sacramentality: The Christian Community as an Agent of Justice.”
The final report is expected to be completed in 2017 and will be presented to the WCRC’s executive committee and the...
March 4, 2015
- 1) Addressing the changing face of faith: The Christian Churches Together annual meeting. 2) Giving to Nigeria Crisis Fund tops $1 million, staff provide summary of accomplishments. 3) Brethren Volunteer Service Unit 308 completes orientation. 4) Registration is open for 2015 NOAC on the theme ‘then Jesus told them a story...’ 5) Don Kraybill announces June retirement from Elizabethtown College. 6) Bring Back Our Girls: The story of artist Sandra Ceas’ rendition of the Chibok abductions. 7)...
- The following report from the annual convocation of Christian Churches Together in the USA (CCT) originally appeared on the “God’s Politics Blog” at the Sojourners website Sojonet. Representing the Church of the Brethren at the CCT meeting were Annual Conference moderator David Steele, moderator-elect Andy Murray, and Brethren Press publisher Wendy McFadden, who serves as president of the Protestant “family” of churches in CCT.
- Donations of more than $1,061,400 have been posted to the Nigeria Crisis Fund, from October 2014 through part of Feb. 2015, received from individuals, congregations, and other groups.
- In December 2014 Larry and Donna Elliott, former Church of the Brethren mission workers in Nigeria, attended a concert at the Lincoln Center in Fort Collins, Colo. While strolling through the art gallery before the concert, a big piece of artwork caught their eye--many tiny gingham dresses--and they saw the caption, “Bring Back Our Girls.” They discovered this piece was telling a story that was near and dear to them: the abduction of the schoolgirls from Chibok, Nigeria.