San Francisco Theological Seminary has invited all Master of Divinity graduates from the classes of 2000 through 2010 to a combined reunion and continuing education event July 18-22, 2011 at the Tahoe Center at Zephyr Point Presbyterian Conference Center.
Churches in India need to show zero tolerance concerning caste-based discrimination within their ranks, a gathering of Christian leaders in New Delhi has said.
The most religious Americans also have the highest rates of well-being, according to a new Gallup survey.
The second Big Tent event will follow much the same format as 2009’s inaugural gathering, but will include some new conferences.
The success of peace and reconciliation initiatives in the Korean peninsula is linked with justice issues such as the right to free association and access to food and education, a senior church leader told a recent global gathering of peace advocates and academics in Seoul.
Global Christian and Muslim leaders meeting in Switzerland have jointly called for the formation of a group which can be mobilized whenever a crisis threatens to arise in which Christians and Muslims find themselves in conflict.
Several of the nation’s largest religious charities reported increases in private support as nonprofits overall saw decreases in donations last year, The Chronicle of Philanthropy reported.
Feed the Children, which ranked fifth in the annual Philanthropy 400, had a 1.2 percent increase in private support, which totaled $1.19 billion. World Vision saw a 4.5 percent increase in its private support, which totaled $870 million, giving it the No. 9 rank on the list.
Catholic Charities USA was ranked third, with a 66 percent increase from the previous year — a figure that the social service organization has ...
Hymn writer and Presbyterian minister the Rev. Carolyn Winfrey Gillette, whose earlier creations have encouraged responsible citizenship or brought the agony of Haiti into liturgical settings, has written a new hymn to capture the theme of the Centennial Gathering of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. (NCC) here Nov. 9-11.
The three-day seventh round of the Catholic-Reformed Dialogue concluded its final plenary in Henryville, Ind., Oct. 8. The dialogue produced two documents to present to the churches, one on baptism and the other on the Eucharist/Lord’s Supper.
The Assyrian bishop in the United States says his ancient church that was one of the first in China will not have any official dialogue with Protestant churches that support the blessing of homosexual partners or the ordination of women.