May 8, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission, the official body appointed by the two Communions to engage in theological dialogue, has held the third meeting of its new phase (ARCIC III), at the Mosteiro de Sao Bento, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, (29 April–7 May 2013). This is the first time in its forty year history that ARCIC has met in Latin America, and, indeed, in the southern hemisphere....
April 26, 2013
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/26/13)—American Baptist Women’s Ministries’ Break the Chains project has led the organization to refocus its mission outreach through its Women and Girls Mission Fund, said AB Women’s Ministries Executive Director Virginia Holmstrom in an announcement that the Break the Chains project and grants will end this year. The Women and Girls Mission Fund will be the primary funding vehicle for AB Women’s Ministries’ mission work on...
March 19, 2013
(From RCA Communications)
Efraim Oppelt serves with one of the RCA's global mission partners, the Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa (URCSA). In a town called Stanger in KwaZulu-Natal Province, Oppelt helps members of URCSA's KwaDukuza Congregation do their utmost to alleviate challenges posed by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. They provide food on a daily basis to children orphaned by AIDS and distribute food parcels to needy families.
"Even though national and international...
March 11, 2013
March 7, 2013
- The Haiti Medical Project is growing with strong support from Brethren congregations and individuals. The support is making possible new developments, among them construction of a simple building on the headquarters compound of L’Eglise des Freres Haitiens (the Church of the Brethren in Haiti), the planning of more clinics in cooperation with the Haitian Brethren, and exploration of expansion into other areas such as neo-natal care and public health education.