For the first time in history, Roman Catholics, Anglicans and Muslims have joined forces in a project to “inspire practical and spiritual action” to combat modern slavery and human trafficking.
Ecumenical Women at the United Nations, an international faith-based coalition that prominently includes women of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), today (March 20) called on the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) meeting in New York to enact a number of programs and resolutions to improve the plight of the world’s women.
In a small college town 20 miles north of Charlotte, N.C., “Homeless Jesus” is provoking more conversation than a month of Sunday sermons.
O LORD, my heart aches. My soul struggles to comprehend all that I see here in Dhaka. The poverty is too raw, open and exposed. God of light, lead me through this engulfing darkness.
Joining voices of the churches in Palestine and Israel, the World Council of Churches’ (WCC) general secretary, the Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit, has expressed “grave concern” about a law recently passed by the Israeli Knesset or parliament.
Packed with kid-friendly lessons, take-home comics, and activities, Awesome Adventures: Paul’s Amazing Quest is a broadly graded summer curriculum that encourages children to explore the New Testament stories of Paul.
Very few Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregations celebrate the eucharist (Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper) every week. The Rev. Tom Trinidad’s in Colorado Springs is one of them. And he believes all the rest should join him.
In the midst of ethnic, political and developmental tensions, the Revs. Shelvis and Nancy Smith-Mather work with their South Sudanese partners in the areas of peace building and reconciliation.
The Rev. John Wilkinson, nominee for moderator of the 221st General Assembly (2014) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), has invited the Rev. MaryAnn McKibben Dana, pastor of Idylwood Presbyterian Church in Falls Church, Va., to stand with him as a candidate for General Assembly vice-moderator.
Following clashes between protesters and police in Venezuela, which left around 20 people dead in February, the World Council of Churches (WCC) president for Latin America and the Caribbean, the Rev. Gloria Nohemy Ulloa Alvarado, expressed concern over the violence.