Many of us, in looking back at our childhood experiences in Sunday school or vacation Bible school, will remember certain children for whom and explicitly Christian environment was a new and possibly unwelcome experience.
In Africa, where up to 40 percent of the health care facilities are provided by faith-based organizations, Dr. Mirfin Mpundu, executive director of the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network (EPN), says that due to their unique position churches can play a special role in eliminating HIV and AIDS and bringing improvements in the lives of people living with the virus.
NCC 는 퍼거슨에서 정의를 추구하는 사람들과 연대한다
2014년 11월 19일
퍼거슨 총격의 현장이 간이 기념 장소로 변했다—Photo by Toya Richardson Jackson
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Toya Richards Jackson, 커뮤니케이션 디렉터
8월 9일에 마이클 브라운이 총에 맞은 후, 몇 시간 동안 피로 얼룩진 그의 시신이 놓여 있었던 거리로부터 조금 떨어진 곳에서, 지난 화요일에 미국 그리스도 교회 내셔널 협의회 (National Council of Churches of Christ: NCC)가 정의를 위해 부르짖는 사람들과 연대하기 위해 모였다.
NCC는 미주리 퍼거슨에 위치한 Wellspring 교회 안에서 다음과 같이 말했다: “우리는 현재 긴장감이 맴돌고 있는 퍼거슨의 교회들에서 말씀을 전하고, 정의를 추구하고, 목회적 돌봄을 제공하고 있는 목회자들 ...
Another day, another stunning blockbuster report that … Jesus was married! And to Mary Magdalene!
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (November 24, 2014) — The new PC(USA) Store is offering markdown prices—up to 70 percent off retail price—on select titles and curriculum resources during its Advent Calendar of Savings sales event.
You have seen in the news of the destruction and death that resulted in Gaza after Israel launched Operation Protective Edge: more than 2,100 people killed, including 500 children; 500,000 people displaced; more than 11,000 injured; 15 of 32 hospitals damaged and 6 closed; 133 schools and universities damaged, as well as significant damage to factories, power plants, and water facilities.
A recent global consultation marking the 10th anniversary of the Accra Confession is recommending that the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), its member churches and ecumenical partners should work to address economic and environmental injustices “in a more integrated manner that analyzes and responds to these unjust social, political and economic realities.”
Today the community justice system of Ferguson, Missouri, told the parents of Michael Brown that his killing was justified. We grieve with the family and community about the decision, and encourage support for their continued quest for justice.
Shopping for books, curricula, downloadable resources, and the new Presbyterian hymnal, Glory to God, just became easier with the new PC(USA) Store—a seamless, one-stop web-shopping site featuring books and resources from Congregational Ministries Publishing (CMP) and Presbyterian Publishing Corporation (PPC).
In the wake of an attack by the Sudanese government last week, a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) partner church in the capital city of Khartoum is asking for prayers and solidarity.