Louisville, KY–Over forty women from across the United States gathered in Louisville on Friday, October 13th to participate in the two-day 2013 Women of Color Consultation “Measure for Measure: Assessing the Impact of Hearing and Singing New Songs to God.” They departed on Sunday afternoon, filled with gratitude to one another for committing to a time of sharing, truth-telling, listening, educating, laughing, mentoring, celebrating, and worshiping. The diverse tapestry of God’s community unfolded in the various ages (21-73), races and ethnicities (African-American and Black, Asian-American, Chinese, and Korean, Hispanic, Native American, and South Asian), and ministries (teaching ...
Colombia has the longest history of ongoing political violence in Latin America.
Each weekend, 18,000 people gather at one of Eagle Brook Church’s five locations outside St. Paul, Minn., to hear pastors preach family-friendly sermons on avoiding excuses and learning to forgive.
National Council of Churches representatives joined thousands demonstrators on the National Mall Oct. 8 calling on Congress to pass legislation that would allow 12 million undocumented residents of the U.S. to apply for citizenship.
There is very little contextual Christian art in Taiwan. So many of the Christian paintings here are Western.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) encourages families and individuals across the country to take the SNAP/Food Stamp Challenge Nov. 17-23. Participants in the challenge pledge to use the average food stamp benefit — which varies by state — as their total budget for groceries for seven days.
Tuesday (Oct. 15), as the U.S. House of Representatives continued to wrangle today over the impasse that has closed the government for more than two weeks, scores of religious leaders descended on Capitol Hill to call the government back to work.
“To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under Heaven.”
If you were to ask the Rev. Don Olinger, retired pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Astoria, he’d be apt to endorse the opening line of Ecclesiastes 3.
But, being the persuasive, passionate person that he is, he’d be most likely to heavily advocate that the conclusion of this verse be tweaked to read, “And a time for every (re)purpose under heaven.”
The Rev. Christine Chakoian, pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest, Ill., is the featured speaker Oct. 27 and Nov. 3 on “Day 1” with host Peter Wallace, the nationally syndicated ecumenical radio program also accessible online at Day1.org.