Feasting on the Word Curriculum: Teaching the Revised Common Lectionary—a groundbreaking, lectionary-based curriculum that’s centered on the popular Feasting on the Word commentary series—is adding valuable new features to its curriculum line for churches this fall.
Despite its name, the farm bill affects more than farmers — it affects us all, said the Rev, Michael Livingston, national public policy director for Interfaith Worker Justice.
New scientific tests on the Shroud of Turin, which went on display March 30 in a special TV appearance introduced by the pope, date the cloth to ancient times, challenging earlier experiments that dated it only to the Middle Ages.
What kind of party can bring together more than 170 people singing God’s praises on a Friday night? The “Midnight Musical” hosted by Saint James Presbyterian Church here on April 5 welcomed students, young adults and people who are young at heart.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) communicators capped an excellent spring awards season by capturing seven prizes in the 2012 DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial Awards sponsored by the Religion Communicators Council (RCC).
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the top U.S. Catholic prelate, says the Roman Catholic Church has to make sure that its defense of traditional marriage is not reduced to an attack on gays and lesbians.
The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has recognized the violence and injustice in our nation’s prison and detention systems. Immigrants in detention are particularly vulnerable. Facilities and their oversight are not centralized and they are often exempt from many of the enforceable standards to which other jails and prisons are subject. Detention facilities are a patchwork of for-profit-prisons, ICE operated facilities, and jails and prisons that contract with the Department of Homeland Security. A 2012 report, Invisible in Isolation, highlighted the use of solitary confinement in immigration detention.
Dan Vigilante is on a mission to create a vibrant new ministry geared toward young people in Uptown (Minneapolis). He’s been hired by Westminster Presbyterian Church, a thriving downtown congregation, to revive Grace-Trinity Community Church.
As he gathered with clergy at the White House Friday (April 5), President Obama recounted personal details of his recent Holy Land trip, calling it a chance to experience “the eternal spirit of Easter” and feel closer to Jesus.