At the 50th Jubilee anniversary of the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) ― June 3-9 here ― church leaders from more than forty African countries ask how they can rise up against the shackles of the colonial legacy, conflicts, poverty, class struggles and political upheavals, to unlock Africa's immense potential.
Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will meet in Rome June 14 for the first time since the two men took office in March.
Carlos León and Ofelia Ortega are trying to create what they call “a community of dreams.”
When Lake Forest College students Sarah Brune and Cleo Hehn walked across the street to First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest, in a suburb north of Chicago, the congregation had no collegiate ministry.
Ironic, considering First Presbyterian leaders had founded the college in 1857, with the congregation maintaining strong ties to it for over a century.
The U.S. Catholic Church’s top liaison to the Boy Scouts of America is telling Catholic Scout leaders and troop sponsors that the BSA’s new policy welcoming gay Scouts “is not in conflict with Catholic teaching” and they should continue to support scouting programs.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s six-week study guide on Christian marriage is available for electronic download here.
The Presbyterian Publishing Corporation (PPC) began accepting orders for its new hymnal, Glory to God, in the summer of 2012. By the end of May 2013, more than 1,000 congregations and institutions (Presbyterian and ecumenical partners) had placed prepublication orders for the hymnal.
The Syrian civil war is increasingly drawing in nations across the Middle East, a regionwide conflict that threatens to pit world powers against each other and Muslim against Muslim.
Three days a week they come to Prince of Peace Presbyterian Church carrying empty plastic bottles of all sizes and shapes, many labeled “Living Waters for the World.”
June 20 is World Refugee Day, and Church World Service (CWS) is offering congregations multiple ways to meet and honor refugees and to become involved in the important ministry of welcoming and protecting refugees.