November 18, 2013
Over 3,000 participants representing 345 member churches, as well as observers from non-member churches from more than 100 different countries gathered in Busan, South Korea for the 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches, meeting from October 30-November 8, 2013. The assembly theme, “God of Life: Lead us to Justice and Peace,” framed the common work of prayer, worship and deliberation at the assembly.
Included on the agenda, among other items, was consideration of...
[Church of England] Archbishop Justin gave a short presentation about his recent activity to the General Synod this afternoon at Church House, Westminster. The text of the presentation can be read below.
‘A few months ago the Business Committee requested the inclusion of a presentation of Archbishop’s activity to Synod, as an experiment. If the Synod feels it to be of no value no doubt they will tell the Business Committee who will discontinue us.
November 5, 2013
- Samuel Dante Dali, president of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN--the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria), attended the World Council of Churches 10th Assembly as delegate for the Nigerian Brethren. Here he talks about the increase of terrorist violence in northeast Nigeria where members of EYN have been among the many killed in attacks by extremist Islamists.
October 31, 2013
ABCUSA General Secretary A. Roy Medley is currently attending the 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches, taking place in Busan, Republic of Korea, from October 30-November 8, 2013. Periodically, he will share updates with the American Baptist family, made available at www.abc-usa.org.Photos used with permission from Joanna Lindén-Montes/World Council of Churches.
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October 4, 2013
- Leaders of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN--the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) have reported recent violent attacks that have taken lives of church members and destroyed many homes and some churches in northeastern Nigeria. The Global Mission and Service office requests prayer for people who have lost loved ones, those who have lost their homes and churches, and for EYN and its leaders. Global Mission and Service is sending a grant of $10,000 to the EYN fund that aids church members...
October 3, 2013
New Health Ministries director to continue public promotion of Adventist healthy lifestyle; ‘grace-filled,’ ‘balanced’ approach needed, Landless says
Oct 3, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
The Seventh-day Adventist Church now has more opportunities than ever to promote its message of health – one that has made Adventists the longest-living people group ever...
September 19, 2013
El periódico Church Times de Londres informó que el arzobispo de la provincia del Delta en Nigeria, Ignatius Kattey, ha sido devuelto por sus captores después de dos semanas en cautiverio. Su salud es buena y no hubo que pagar el rescate que pedían, dijo el periódico.
Por primera vez en décadas la Conferencia de Obispos Católicos Romanos de Cuba ha pedido al gobierno cubano que la isla tenga “un nuevo orden político”. Con palabras bien escogidas la declaración pide que gobierno...