December 17, 2014
December 10, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order met at the Ecumenical Centre, Chateau de Bossey, Switzerland, 3 to 10 December 2014.
For the first time an Anglican Communion Commission met in the ecumenical context of the historic city of Geneva. IASCUFO met with staff leadership of the World Council of Churches, the Lutheran World Federation, and students and staff of the Bossey Ecumenical...
November 17, 2014
October 20, 2014
[Religion News Service - Vatican City] Catholic bishops meeting here narrowly defeated proposals that would have signaled greater acceptance of gays and lesbians and divorced Catholics, a sign of the deep divisions facing the hierarchy as Pope Francis continues his push for a more open church.
While the various proposals received a majority of support from the bishops gathered for the Synod on the Family, they failed on Saturday (Oct. 18) to receive the required two-...
Western Kansas Diocesan Convention
Feast of Ignatius
17 October 2014
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church
Ignatius was a martyr. He didn’t just die for his faith, he agitated for martyrdom. When he heard the Roman emperor Trajan was nearby, he went and stood in front of him and publicly proclaimed himself a Christian. Since being a Christian was a crime against...
October 15, 2014
- NEWS 1) ‘Every single person was just so kind’: BVSers talk about their cross-country bicycle trek 2) Brethren attend 15th Ordinary Synod of the Church of North India UPCOMING EVENTS 3) ‘Honor God by Honoring Others’ is theme for Junior High Sunday 4) Christian Citizenship Seminar 2015 to focus on immigration 5) Progressive Brethren Gathering to discuss growth of the ‘not religiously affiliated’ population 6) Brethren bits
October 14, 2014
- Church of the Brethren leaders general secretary Stan Noffsinger and mission executive Jay Wittmeyer joined the Church of North India (CNI) at its 15th Ordinary Meeting of the Synod. The triennial event was held Oct. 1- 4 at Sherwood College in the hill station community of Nainital, Uttrakhand, and was build around the theme “Come; Let Us Rebuild...” (Nehemiah 2:17).