Phyllis Schneck, a member of Northminster Presbyterian Church in Tucson, Ariz., was among those killed in the shootings on January 8, 2011, that left six people dead and 14 injured.
Schneck’s pastor, the Reverend Andy Ross, described her as “vibrant, fun, and a devoted woman of faith. Her smile, her commitment to the mission of Jesus Christ, and her friendship to so many will long be treasured.”
Diane Mowrey was seeking a fresh way to engage her students at Queens University of Charlotte in a substantial Bible study.
On Sunday, Jan. 9, an interfaith documentary that explores faith groups’ efforts to support the victims of domestic violence begins airing on ABC-affiliated stations around the country.
In keeping with its commitment to racial-ethnic dialogue and multiculturalism, Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary hosted a seminar entitled “Beyond Black and White: What will it mean to be Racial-Ethnic in the PC(USA)?” on Dec. 3.
Bishop Angaelos, the General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Great Britain, is asking worshippers across Europe and around the world on Sunday, Jan. 9 to pray for “all those Coptic Christians who have lost their lives in 2010.”
An influx of Republicans has colored the House red, but the midterm elections did little to alter the religious composition of Capitol Hill.
United Methodist Pastor Martin Thielen outlines a list of ten things Christians do not need to believe—and ten things they do—to “qualify” as Christians in What’s the Least I Can Believe and Still Be a Christian? A Guide to What Matters Most.
The need to minister to the ever-growing population of Spanish-speaking people in the south central United States has resulted in a collaborative lay training program organized by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.
Officials at Ecumenical News International (ENInews) in Geneva have announced the appointment of veteran North American journalist Solange De Santis as interim editor of the news agency while a search is launched for a new editor who will oversee the operation for the remainder of 2011.
Church officials in Pakistan say the assassination of Salman Taseer, an outspoken critic of Pakistan’s blasphemy law, is a “setback” for the campaign to overturn the law that makes illegal to speak against Islam.