April 24, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] Eighteen women theologians from Africa and Asia began a journey of reflection and action around the theme “Women’s Mentoring for Ecumenical Leadership” in a consultation April 20-22 in Bangkok, Thailand. The meeting was convened by the World Council of Churches Department on Ecumenical Theological Education and supported by the Foundation for Theological Education in Southeast Asia.
- Issues and actions surrounding migration highlight the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries’ spring meeting.
A small Wisconsin church, making its mark in House Speaker Paul Ryan's hometown of Janesville, Wisc., voted to become an Immigrant Welcoming Congregation and is moving to put that decision into practice in its community.
- Directors of the United Methodist Committee on Relief approve grants for disaster relief efforts by conferences and for health boards in Africa.
An undocumented immigrant and community activist now in sanctuary in a Denver church has been named one of the Time 100: most influential people of 2017.
Pablo and Sheryl Canché recently celebrated their one-year mark of arriving in Mexico City, where they are serving as missionaries with Christian Reformed World Missions.
Christian Reformed Home Missions has named new regional leadership in Canada — one for the Western Canada Region and the other for the Eastern Canada Region.
April 22, 2017
- In an eastern region of Benin, a chief of the Fula tribe has been working for unity and equality.