April 21, 2017
- Brethren Disaster Ministries and the Global Food Initiative recently worked together to send representatives from Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria), representatives from South Sudan, and a Church of the Brethren representative from the United States to Kenya to receive training in a program called Farming God’s Way with an organization called Care of Creation, Kenya.
April 12, 2017
For one small congregation in the Anglican Diocese of Saskatchewan, the spirit of the Lenten season found palpable expression at a March 12 Sunday service in response to the threat of drought and famine in East Africa.
The week prior to the service, United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien declared to the Security Council that 20 million people were in danger of starving to death in what he called “the largest humanitarian crisis since the creation of the UN,” a...
March 29, 2017
Are you an American Baptist woman concerned about Christian-Muslim relations? Would you appreciate the chance to personally relate to Muslim women who share that concern?
You’re invited to participate May 8-12 in a “Virtual Mission Encounter” offered by American Baptist Women’s Ministries (ABWM). Through daily activities and evening conference calls with special guests you can experience and...
March 27, 2017
- 73,188 people are baptized at 4,000 evangelistic meetings.
March 20, 2017
- Total Member Involvement evangelism takes the African country by storm.
March 9, 2017
- Church leaders say, for the students, the ruling is an “answer to prayer.”
March 3, 2017
Ecumenical Declaration: Protecting Welcome, Restoring Hope
We representatives of Protestant, Orthodox and Anglican communions in the United States, Church World Service and the National Council of Churches of Christ in the United States, gathered together this 10th day of February, 2017, seek to join our efforts to those of other re...
March 2, 2017
[Church Pension Fund news release] The Church Pension Fund (CPF), a financial services organization that serves the Episcopal Church, announced March 2 that it served as an anchor investor in the Developing World Markets’ $60.8 million Off-Grid, Renewable and Climate Action (ORCA) Impact Note. CPF and Wespath Benefits and Investments, a general agency of The United Methodist Church, invested $60 million ($30 million each).
The ORCA Impact...
February 28, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Diocese of Chichester in southern England is assisting with urgent relief efforts in the drought-hit Kenyan Diocese of Nakura. An emergency grant of 5000 pounds is being sent directly to the diocese, which, in partnership with the Anglican Church of Kenya’s Development Services, will buy and distribute food and other essential supplies in the most affected areas.