As the first Archbishop of Canterbury to visit Mexico, the Rev. Justin Welby expressed “special appreciation” for its Anglican Church’s witness to Christ and the Anglican Communion.
Rob Fohr, young adult catalyst with the Presbyterian Mission Agency, will present a live webinar, “Connecting with Young Adults and Equipping a Multigenerational Church,” on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 4:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. Cost is $29.95.
The American workplace, like the rest of U.S. society, is becoming more religiously diverse and that is raising concerns about employer accommodations for believers — and increasing the odds for uncomfortable moments around the water cooler.
With the situation in Syria deteriorating and the U.S. government threatening punitive missile strikes in retaliation for Syrian government use of chemical weapons against civilians, Presbyterian World Mission has scheduled a webinar updating the situation in the country. Then webinar will be Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 1:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time. To register, go to https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7596716404663337984.
The Rev. Bert Tom, 79 ― whose dedication to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), community organizing skills and dogged pursuit of justice for all people earned him scores of friends, legions of admirers and not a few enemies ― was remembered Aug. 31 at a memorial service here at his beloved Presbyterian Church in Chinatown.
Virginia “Ginna” Bairby, newly graduated from Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Va. and newly married in August, has been named managing editor of the online journal, Unbound (www.justiceUnbound.org).
As violence continues in Syria and the reported use of chemical weapons on civilians causes us much anguish, we call on our members to engage in prayer, witness, and action on behalf of the Syrian people.
Palestinian Christians are under attack in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories. Israeli settlers have been vandalizing Palestinian churches, monasteries, cemeteries, and other Christian institutions and property in alarming numbers over the past three years.
The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) General secretary, Setri Nyomi, calls all member churches to prayer for the devastating situation in Syria.
The WCRC includes the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
“No one can stop me from working for migrants’ rights, because no one is above my own conscience,” said Mexican Catholic priest Alejandro Solalinde. Solalinde, one of the most dauntless activists for the rights of undocumented Central American migrants who cross Mexico en route to the United States, was referring to new changes imposed by the Catholic Church leadership.