September 1, 2016
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/1/16)–A story of a great and surprising spiritual awakening taking place now in Baptist Churches in Cuba is the subject of the 2016 World Mission Offering (WMO) from American Baptist International Ministries (IM). The initiative is being launched today in congregations all across the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
July 29, 2016
(This week the NCC hosted a delegation from the National Council of Churches in Korea. The delegation came to Washington, DC, to meet with White House, Congressional, and State Department leaders to advocate for a permanent peace treaty between North and South Korea. Below is the statement by Jim Winkler, given as part of a consultation between NCCK and US faith leaders:)
July 11, 2016
[Anglican Journal] The shape the Indigenous Anglican church may vary in different parts of Canada, members of General Synod heard Sunday, July 10.
“The way that the Inuit are in the North is very different than the way that the Blackfoot people are, and soon on and so forth,” National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald said. “It probably will take on a whole bunch of different forms as we go from nation to nation. So we can’t...
July 9, 2016
Members of General Synod gathered in the Grand York Ballroom after breakfast to begin the second day of General Synod 2016 at the Sheraton Parkway North Toronto Hotel and Suites in Richmond Hill, Ontario.
The day began with worship. Artist Elizabeth Adams, who attends St. George’s Anglican Church in Guelph, Ontario, and created the artwork that helped to transform the hotel ballroom into a worship space, then took the podium. She created walking...