March 30, 2017
[Anglican Journal] A delegation from the Philippines that includes an Anglican bishop wants the government to appoint an ombudsperson to monitor Canadian mining operations overseas and to support formal peace talks between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front.
“We want the Canadian people to hear our story and we want that foreign corporations operating in the Philippines, especially Canadian mining companies, be held accountable for their...
[Diocese of Maryland] The Rev. Margarita Santana didn’t know how many people would show up for her first Sunday at the Iglesia de la Resurrección on Baltimore, Maryland’s eastside, but she thought there would be more than eight.
“I was very surprised,” said Santana, who splits her time as vicar and Latino missioner for the Diocese of Maryland.
Now, almost five years later, 65 people might show up on a good Sunday for the Spanish-language service.
The Metropolitan Council is the permanent executive body of the Church Administration which exists for the purpose of implementing the decisions of the All-American Council and continuing...
- What could your place look like in the next 20 years if the Church really worked in unity, as one body, alongside people of peace across your city or town?
- A United Church of Canada congregation in Ottawa fights racism with lawn signs welcoming refugees. John Calvin argued that those who do not share with the poor when they are in need are guilty of theft – and... Read More
March 29, 2017
- Nancy Abu-Bonsrah attributes the achievement to God’s guidance.
The national leadership of the United Church of Christ is speaking out for God's creation. After President Donald Trump abdicated responsibility for climate change with a March 28 executive order that undoes the past the administration's climate policies, revives the fossil fuel industry, cuts the EPA's budget and eliminates many climate research programs, this faith community will not stay silent.
[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican delegates attending the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York have returned home pledging to “change the world” after what they described as a life-changing time at the UN.
The group, drawn from more than 20 countries, said UNCSW61 –which focused on women’s economic empowerment – had been “an invaluable experience of spiritual and political benefit to us and to our communities.”...