May 24, 2013
[Church of England] The Church of England has published new legislative proposals to enable women to become bishops which will be debated by the General Synod in July.
This will be the first occasion that synod members have met since November 2012, when the previous legislation narrowly failed to secure the requisite majority in all three houses (laity,...
- Beginning a quadrennial theme of "Disciples: Made in Michigan," the 2013 session of the Detroit Annual Conference focused on leadership as it met from May 16-19 in Adrian, Mich.
- The Red Bird Missionary Conference held its Annual Conference gathering May 17-18, 2013, at Booneville (Ky.) United Methodist Church.
- Taiwan Church News
May 20-26, 2013
PCT visits and reaches out to the bereaved family of fisherman Hung Shih-cheng
Reported by Simon Lin
Written by Lydia Ma...
- As the nation celebrates the Memorial Day holiday, pastors of the United Church of Christ and their congregations may take some time Sunday to commemorate the work and sacrifice of the men and women in the United States military.
May 23, 2013
- On 24 May 2013 the meeting of the delegates of the Swiss Bible Society in Aarau elected unanimously Reto Mayer (Ittigen/BE) as new President and thanked outgoing President Protestant Pastor Jakob Bösch (Eschlikon/TG) who retired on his own accord after ten years of service. ...
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/23/13)—Fans of the popular TED Talks can experience this format live at the ABCUSA Mission Summit/Biennial in Overland Park/Kansas City, June 21-23, 2013. Scheduled in the event’s exhibit hall at 2:30 and 4:00 p.m. daily, “JP Talks—About the Living Church” feature authors of Judson Press’ Living Church book series.
Every afternoon, two different speakers will present a 10-minute talk on topics to empower, challenge and motivate 21st...
Fresh approaches to e-vangelism in the digital age
May 23, 2013
[Episcopal Relief & Development -- Press Release] In Puxi Village, a tiny locale in the Hunan Province of south central China, Liqin (Lee-cheen) greeted her visitors warmly and invited them into her home for lunch. She had just been packing up a meal to take to her husband, who was doing farm work in the field down the hill from their home. As she turned on the tap in her...