December 12, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] Gathering in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, as the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order (IASCUFO), at the invitation of the Rt Revd Dr Howard Gregory, Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, we have been acutely aware of the season of Advent and the promise of Isaiah and John the Baptist that God is doing a new thing: ‘A shoot shall come out from the stump of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his roots’ (Isaiah 11.1);...
December 10, 2013
[From the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order] The rich flavour of Jamaican church life has greeted members of the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order (IASCUFO) gathered in Ocho Rios at the invitation of the Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, the Rt Revd Howard Gregory, himself a member of that Commission.
After initial discussions on deepening unity within the Anglican Communion and with other Churches, group...
October 15, 2013
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/15/13)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) continues to encourage churches and individuals in New Jersey and surrounding regions to join in interfaith volunteer efforts against human trafficking in preparation for Super Bowl XLVIII. Large sporting events can be hotbeds of human trafficking activity, and the Super Bowl is to be held in New Jersey in early 2014.
Added to the roster of activities is another “Not on Our Turf” Student...
October 14, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans and Episcopalians around the world are being warned to be vigilant after scammers pretending to be Anglican Communion primates have asked for money.
People in countries as far apart as Jamaica, the U.S. and Australia have received e-mails, text messages and even phone calls from people claiming to be Archbishop of the Church of the Province of Central Africa Albert Chama or Primate of The Episcopal Church in the...
October 7, 2013
Ending violence must start from within, Jamaican International Peacemaker says
October 7, 2013
October 2, 2013
Region’s 50,000 elders are crucial part of church life, growth
Oct 2, 2013 Miami, Florida, United States
Thousands of Seventh-day Adventist elders—or lay pastors—across the church’s Inter-America Division were temporarily authorized to baptize new believers this week during the culmination of nine months of lay-led evangelism across the region....