Tom Hay is counting the days until the next Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) General Assembly. There are still more than 500.
“Unemployment: How Faith Communities Help Job Seekers,” a CBS religion special about how the unemployed are being helped by faith communities, will be broadcast Sunday, April 10, on CBS affiliates.
The Latin American Council of Churches (CLAI) Youth Pastoral Ministry said that over the next three years it will be seeking to strengthen its work in Central and South America.
Air travelers want to feel safe, and federal security officials want to make sure they actually are safe. If only it were that simple.
The Rev. Bruce Reyes-Chow, moderator of the 218th General Assembly (2008) and founding pastor of Mission Bay Community Church in San Francisco, has been named San Francisco Theological Seminary 2011 Distinguished Alumnus.
The Vatican announced on April 5 that the late Pope John Paul II will lie in repose in St. Peter’s Basilica during ceremonies that will declare him “blessed” and that a French nun whom John Paul is said to have cured of Parkinson’s disease will play a central role.
We may never know why bad things happen to good people, but most Americans ― except evangelicals ― reject the idea that natural disasters are divine punishment, a test of faith or some other sign from God, according to a new poll.
This month’s column by the Moderator is a video podcast available at www.youtube.com/gradyeparsons. Below is the transcript.
It’s the first day of April as I record this video, and there are weather forecasts calling for snow in the Northeast. Nevertheless, it is unmistakably spring, and as proof I offer two words: Opening Day – the time when all major league teams start off with perfect records, hoping to capitalize on off-season changes.
Buoyed by better than expected financial results in 2010 ― including a $5.5 million bequest and Presbyterians’ generosity in supporting Haiti earthquake relief and reconstruction ― the General Assembly Mission Council (GAMC) increased the 2011 and 2012 General Assembly Mission Budgets by a combined $8.8 million.