February 3, 2017
New York Chapter learns about Newtown film
Carol Anne Dolan, executive producer of the documentary Newtown, speaks at the New York Chapter meeting
On January 17th, the New York chapter of the RCC met at the Episcopal Church Center for their first meeting of the year. The guest speaker this month was Carol Anne Dolan, executive producer of...
[General Theological Seminary] The General Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that it has received accreditation from The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) for the Seminary’s new Master of Arts in Ministry (M.A.M.). The M.A. in Ministry offers a tailored approach to theological education and formation through several flexible pathways and a variety of specializations. It is the first newly accredited degree program to be implemented at General in over 20 years....
February 2, 2017
- After helping Syrian refugees come to the U.S. last year, the Trump Administration’s travel ban upended a group of New York churches and synagogue’s mission to help the Khoja family resettle, including that of Rutgers Presbyterian Church. Take... Read More
January 31, 2017
[Episcopal Diocese of Washington] The list of alarming actions and statements from President Trump’s first week in office takes our collective breath away. New York Times columnist David Brooks describes the week as being all about threat perception: building a wall against a Mexican/Central American threat; restoring torture chambers to fight the terrorist threat; erecting immigration barriers against a Muslim threat. That is precisely the kind of fear that has defined some of...
January 30, 2017
[Episcopal Diocese of Western New York] Bishop R. William Franklin of the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York has called for Episcopalians in Western New York to join in opposition to the executive order issued by President Trump on Friday limiting the ability of immigrants and refugees to travel to the United States.
We are all immigrants:
A statement on President Trump’s...
January 27, 2017
- Metropolitan Joseph and Cardinal Dolan with guests.
His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon was among the 30 guests who attended a reception and lunch hosted by His Eminence, Metropolitan Joseph of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America in honor of His Eminence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Roman Catholic Archbishop of New York, on Monday, January 23, 2017.
Accompanying Metropolitan Tikhon to the...
January 25, 2017
Taiwan Church News
January 16 - 22, 2017
To Help The Needy, Long Island Taiwanese Church Empties Bank Account Into Minus
Reported by Lin Yi-yin
Rev Lin Sek-iong, pastor of Long Island Taiwanese Church(LITC) and the former chairman of Taiwan Christian Church Council of North America, urged Taiwan churches to care for the needs of Yu-Shan Theological College and ...
- Metropolitan Tikhon chairs meeting.
Chancellors and treasurers representing the Orthodox Church in America’s dioceses held their annual gathering at the Chancery on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.
His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon opened the meeting by addressing the participants, who had earlier attended the Divine Liturgy, celebrated by Archpriest John Jillions, OCA Chancellor, in Saint...