June 8, 2013
More than 500 pack Greenwich Village church for campaign kickoff
Jun 8, 2013 New York City
Mark Kellner, Adventist Review
The drenching rains of Tropical Storm Andrea, which deposited two inches of water on the streets of New York’s Greenwich Village, failed to dampen the enthusiasm of people who attended the initial “Revelation of Hope” campaign meeting on Friday evening, June 7...
June 6, 2013
- Taiwan Church News
June 3-9, 2013
Editorial: Caring about what is happening in Asia – starting from the little things
Translated by Lydia Ma
During the Meiji Restoration in Japan...
May 8, 2013
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/8/13)—Visitors can provide much-needed food relief for children and families living in the nine refugee camps on the Thai/Burma border by visiting the International Ministries (IM) exhibit at the ABCUSA Mission Summit/Biennial in Overland Park/Kansas City, June 21-23, 2013.
For each scoop, visitors will make a donation to The Border Consortium that feeds 140,000 people in the refugee camps every day....
May 3, 2013
The reflection below was written by Rev. Elizabeth B. Congdon, Senior Pastor of The First Baptist Church of Trenton, NJ. This is part of a new featured series, “Proud to be an American Baptist.” Check the ABCUSA website and other publications in the near future to see more stories! View the archive and learn why others are proud to be American Baptist by...
April 17, 2013
- Staff of Brethren Disaster Ministries and Global Mission and Service have offered support to South Sudanese villagers affected by a recent fire, through a grant from the denomination’s Emergency Disaster Fund (EDF). Other recent disaster relief grants have gone to Church World Service work at a refugee camp in Thailand, and areas of southern states in the US affected by recent storms.
April 16, 2013
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] In her keynote presentation at the Second Worldwide Anglican Peace Conference in Okinawa, Japan, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori addressed The question of US military bases in Okinawa – The role of Anglican-Episcopal Church.
“I want to challenge us all to consider similar situations around the world, and the roles that our respective churches, and the Anglican Communion, might play in...
April 10, 2013
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/10/13)—$5,000 in One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) funds have been made available through International Ministries (IM) for emergency needs at the Ban Mae Surin refugee camp on the Thailand-Myanmar (Burma) border after a fatal fire took 36 lives on March 22. The funds will be received and distributed by IM partner, The Border Consortium (TBC).
The victims reportedly included children, elderly and the disabled who were trapped in the fire. An additional 200...
April 4, 2013
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/4/13)—Adoniram and Ann Judson arrived in Burma in 1813 and dedicated their lives to making God’s love and salvation known in this distant land.
Today, American Baptist International Ministries (IM) missionaries Duane and Marcia Binkley serve the descendants of early Burma Christian converts here in the United States and also in Thailand.
“Nearly 100,000 ethnic Burma refugees have legally immigrated to the U.S. in recent years,” according to Florence Li...