The Rev. Nancy Benson-Nicol is a trailblazer and a prophet.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) leaders here are praising an historic agreement signed Tuesday (Nov. 17) between the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and the growers of more than 90 percent of Florida’s winter tomato crop that will boost Florida farmworkers’ wages and working conditions.
Why would 170 Presbyterians gather on a Saturday morning? A presbytery meeting would seem a likely answer, but in this case, the group attended a workshop. What topic would attract this many people on a game day during football season?
The Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD), the country’s main Protestant grouping, has elected the Rev. Nikolaus Schneider as its head and the senior representative of German Protestantism.
Five Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) new church developments will receive $25,000 each in mission program grants from the Evangelism & Church Growth ministry area of the General Assembly Mission Council (GAMC). The new church ministries in Illinois, Indiana, Alabama, Georgia and Florida will serve diverse population groups including Anglo, Hispanic/Latino, Korean, African and, specifically, Ghanaian.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) — along with three other Reformed churches — and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) have reached agreement on mutual recognition of each other's baptisms.
During his time as president of the former World Alliance of Reformed Churches, the Rev. Clifton Kirkpatrick worked to create the World Communion of Reformed Churches. Formed this June, the WCRC is a merger of WARC and the Reformed Ecumenical Council.
Unseasonably dry weather in the Holy Land region, with no predictions of rain in the near future, has led a group of about 60 local Jewish and Muslim religious leaders, plus one Christian, to join in praying for rain.
For “just a simple monk,” as he likes to describe himself, the Dalai Lama has a lot on his plate.
Founders, friends and neighbors celebrated the dedication of the new roasters and processing facility of Café Justo (Just Coffee) in Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, Oct. 30. The celebration marked a milestone in a dream that germinated in the minds of Presbyterian laypersons and ministers nearly 10 years ago. Café Justo, a coffee grower cooperative, was created in response to the growing wave of Mexican men and women migrating north to the U.S. border.