March 6, 2017
[Diocese of North Carolina] The Rev. Samuel Rodman was elected XII bishop diocesan of the Diocese of North Carolina on March 4.
He was elected on the third ballot by the delegates gathered for a Special Electing Convention in Phillips Chapel at Canterbury School in Greensboro, North Carolina.
His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, delivered the homily at the celebration of Vespers marking the Sunday of Orthodoxy at Saint Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral here March 5, 2017. Welcoming Metropolitan Tikhon was His Eminence, Metropolitan Joseph of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese...
March 4, 2017
New York Chapter discusses religious literacy with Ariel Ennis
Social media on the cheap. Using an android phone (with a soda can as a tripod), Brian Finnerty livestreamed the RCC meeting using Facebook Live.
Working with the Of Many Institute for Multifaith Leadership at NYU has given Ariel Ennis unique insights into the role of...
March 3, 2017
For the eighth year running, people worldwide are gearing up for Lent Madness, the “saintly smackdown” in which thirty-two saints do battle to win the coveted Golden Halo. Calling itself the world’s most popular online Lenten devotion, Lent Madness brings together cut-throat competition, the lives of the saints, humor, and the chance to see how God works in the lives of women and men across all walks of life.
March 2, 2017
February 28, 2017
Change is inevitable. Churches today routinely face declines in membership and finances. Add to such challenges the departure of a pastor and tensions over ongoing difficulties may ratchet up, according to the Center for Congregational Health in Winston-Salem, N.C.
“A pastoral transition is a critical, but potentially fruitful, time for a church,” explains Rev. Dr. Patricia Hernandez, the national director for Transition Ministries for American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA).
February 27, 2017
- Alarming Uptick in anti-Semitic Threats and Attacks Demands Action
B'nai B'rith calls for the U.S. Justice Department to appoint a special coordinator on domestic anti-Semitism. This official would focus the Department's efforts to monitor anti-Semitic hate crimes and pursue those responsible. He or she would also cooperate with officials from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security in their...