For nearly a decade, hundreds of local Boy Scouts have learned the virtues of the Ten Commandments on an annual Thanksgiving holiday hike to churches, synagogues and mosques, where clergy and scholars explained their faiths' take on the ancient code. But this year, Touro Synagogue, a major Reform congregation and a longtime partner, has told the organization it’s no longer willing to take part because the Scouts deny membership to gay troop leaders and gay Scouts.
The Office of Immigration Issues is proud to introduce a re-designed logo. The logo was created by a local Louisville artist, working from his previous design options for the Presbyterians for Just Immigration.
Chalice Press has released a Leaders Guide for the groundbreaking book Leadership That Fits Your Church: What Kind of Pastor for What Kind of Church by Cynthia Woolever and the late Deborah Bruce.
Still emerging from the shadow of the Iron Curtain, the Reformed Church of Hungary (RCH) is constantly seeking new partners to come alongside it in its search for its role in the new Hungarian society.
In the days following Thanksgiving, there’s already Black Friday and Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday to kick off the holiday shopping season.
Vera White, associate for the 1001 New Worshiping Communities initiative, got into church planting by chance.
The situation in Greece is more than an economic crisis that the country faces alone, said government and church leaders in Athens to a delegation of ecumenical leaders from Europe and Africa Nov. 19.
Mormons in Utah and across the nation were thrilled by the prospect that one of their own might occupy the highest office in the land.
In September 2012, a delegation from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) visited the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT) to learn about its mission and ministry and to see how God is at work in Taiwan. The delegation included Elder Linda Valentine, executive director of the Presbyterian Mission Agency; Elder Sarah Lisherness, director of Compassion, Peace and Justice; the Rev. Chip Hardwick, director of Theology, Worship and Education; and the Rev. Erin Dunigan, delegation photographer and storyteller.
During the five-day visit, in addition to hearing encouraging and inspiring stories of the PCT’s ministry, the delegation was overwhelmed by the ...