August 23, 2016
- 2015 Mission School participants.
As reported earlier, the Orthodox Church in America’s second annual week-long Mission School opened on Monday, August 22, 2016.
In a Mission School “first,” interested faithful are invited to join the participants on Facebook for a live interactive broadcast of...
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Three nominees have been announced for Episcopal Church bishop suffragan for armed services and federal ministries.
With an office based in Washington D.C., the bishop suffragan for armed services and federal ministries is a member of the staff of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry.
The three nominees are:
- Some bishops outside the United States said they worry that Bishop Karen Oliveto remaining in office will put their ministry at risk.
Collegium Statement of Solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation
Future construction of a controversial crude oil pipeline in North Dakota is being challenged in court this week by Native American nations and environmental organizations, with the public support of the national officers and conference leaders of the United Church of Christ.
A group of budding young environmental leaders immersed themselves in the eco-justice issues of the lower Fraser Watershed from July 31 to August 13, publicly expressing their opposition to the proposed Kinder Morgan Pipeline expansion project as the first Sacred Earth Camp unfolded in the Anglican Diocese of New Westminster.
Taking place at A Rocha’s Brooksdale farm in South Surrey, B.C. with trips around Coast Salish territory and the lower mainland, the camp aimed to teach youth...
- When her pastor asked her to start a program aimed at helping troubled youth in Pella, Iowa, Danielle De Ruiter was afraid she didn’t have what it took.
His Grace, Bishop Alexander of Dallas, the South and the Bulgarian Diocese of the Orthodox Church in America will deliver the keynote address at the annual conference of the Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology and Religion [OCAMPR] to be held at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology here November 3-5, 2016.
The conference theme...
- Seventy-five delegates attend a major church-organized faith and science conference.
By Al Fletcher
I’ve read about the importance of greeters as they welcome visitors and church members and the kind of difference they can make. Nothing I’ve heard or read, however, is anything like what I have seen on several Sunday mornings this year.
I am spellbound by Gracelyn’s greeting approach and the influence she is having over the congregation, Fairfield First...