March 26, 2015
- Expanding its efforts to create a culture of lifelong learning, the Diocese of Montreal has embarked upon a new three-year continuing education program. The program, which began Jan. 1, 2015 and runs until Dec. 31, 2017, asks clergy to complete 60 hours of continuing education over a three-year period, as required by Bishop Barry Clarke more »...
[Saint Augustine’s University/Capitol Broadcasting Company/WRAL-TV press release] Saint Augustine’s University March 26 announced a partnership with Capitol Broadcasting Co./WRAL-TV to support the Mass Communication and Journalism Program at the university.
Capitol Broadcasting Co./WRAL-TV has donated a financial gift close to $60,000 to the Mass Communications and Journalism Program that will go towards equipment...
Panel reveals its Twitter tips to New York Chapter
By Linda Bloom, NYC Chapter President
A New York Chapter panel discussion on Twitter featured, from left, Ryan Koch, public affairs director for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Jaweed Kaleem, The Huffington Post's senior religion...
- World Renew has joined other relief and development organizations in responding to Cyclone Pam, which killed 12 people and left thousands of people homeless on the island nation of Vanuatu.
- United Methodist giving is up across the board. Church observers see that as sign of commitment to support the connection.
- Bishop Rosemarie Wenner, who leads United Methodists in Germany, said the country is in mourning.
Recently, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz asked baristas at his 12,000 coffee houses to begin conversations about race with their customers. They were asked to inscribe the hashtag #RaceTogether on cups of coffee and engage in a conversation with customers as they awaited their beverage. While these actions may have been well intentioned, it elicited strong push back from people all across the nation, particularly in the world of social media. One week later, the campaign was ended.
- On Wednesday the Modern Slavery Bill was passed in parliament marking an historic moment for Britain in the fight against slavery. This reflects the hard work and dedication of MPs, Churches and organisations such as CARE and the Centre for Social Justice which produced a report called It Happens Here which was the catalyst for this bill.
[Anglican Taonga] Diocese of Christchurch Bishop Victoria Matthews has encouraged her diocese to consider a design by New Zealand architect Sir Miles Warren to rebuild the diocesan cathedral in the city’s Cathedral Square.
Matthews has drawn the attention of her diocese to the lead story in the March 18...