February 1, 2015
- CAPE TOWN — In a statement published on 30 January, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the South African social rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate added his voice to the chorus of condemnation of the denial of the right of Baha'is to higher education by the government of Iran. Posted on the Desmond and Leah Tutu...
January 31, 2015
January 31, 2015
January 30, 2015
United Church of Christ leaders and a dozen local church members are spending a day in the tomato fields of Florida with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), to get first-hand experience on their working and living conditions.
The White House, looking to expand a food program to make sure low-income children don't go hungry during the summer, is looking to partners in the faith community for assistance. One of the United Church of Christ's national officers has been invited to a forum next week in Washington, D.C. to discuss ways to strengthen and extend the White House's Summer Food Service Program, to bring nutritious meals to more growing children in 2015.
- San Antonio will be first Session without hand-held voting cards
[Episcopal News Service] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland wants Bishop Suffragan Heather Cook to resign her position in the diocese in the wake of her involvement in a fatal car accident.
“The Standing Committee has concluded that Bishop Heather Cook can no longer function effectively in her position as Bishop Suffragan. Therefore, we respectfully call for her resignation from her service to the Diocese,” the...
- A United Methodist pastor has appealed to Obama administration to help secure the release of his brother, who was arrested after criticizing the Congolese government.