March 17, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican Bishop Greg Thompson of the Diocese of Newcastle, in Australia, has announced his resignation. Bishop Thompson served the diocese for three years and has been a strong advocate for survivors of child abuse during his tenure.
The UCC continues to stand with immigrants and refugees, work on behalf of the refugees U.S. resettlement groups have promised to protect, and assist those partners here and abroad in resettlement efforts.
American Baptists are invited to join together in prayer with American Baptist Churches USA partner Christian Churches Together (CCT), as they invite churches to be in prayer through the end of March over how churches and our country can address the moral issue of poverty.
See the full Call to Prayer, below, or...
March 16, 2017
- B’nai B’rith International President Gary P. Saltzman and CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin have issued the following statement:
B’nai B’rith International has deep concerns over some of the proposed programming cuts contained in the Trump administration budget outline.
The Administration has signaled its intention to reduce the international affairs budget. This deeply concerns us, as U.S....
Taiwan Church News
6 - 12 March, 2017
Be Imitators Of Rev George Leslie MacKay As He Is Of Christ
Reported by Lin Yi-yin
To commemorate the first Christian church, established at Tamsui of northern Taiwan by Rev George Leslie MacKay, Rev Hugh Ritchie and Dr Matthew Dickson on 10 April 1872, Tamsui Presbyterian Church of Taipei Presbytery plans to hold a...
- The exam will be held on two consecutive Sundays to help accommodate Sabbath-keepers.
- One of two agencies that oversee accreditation for Saint Paul School of Theology notified the seminary on March 8 that it had been placed on probation.
- United Methodists are leaders in an alliance opposing drug-related extrajudicial killings in which more than 7,000 Filipinos have died.
[Church of the Heavenly Rest] Episcopal clergy are invited to sign a statement “of shared values about immigration and refugees.” More than 50 clergy members have signed as of March 15.
Perfect Love Casts Out Fear
A Statement of Shared Values about Immigration & Refugees
Scripture and tradition call us to welcome the...