Day: May 9, 2016

Methodist General Conference: Six things to watch

The Conference meets very four years to vote on proposals that concern the entire church. Emily McFarlan Miller, writing for Religion News Service, lists six proposals that have generated interest from within and without the church. Issues include human sexuality–more than 100 petitions on that topic alone–gun violence, immigration, abortion, religious freedom, and the Israeli-Palestinian …

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St. Sava invited to hold services at the Parish of Calvary ~ St. George’s

Honoring a 150-year connection, the Episcopal Church has welcomed the Orthodox Serbian congregation into St. George’s Episcopal Church, the New York Times reports. Other good news includes the sound condition of the St. Sava Cathedral, which the church plans to rebuild. From the article: Lidija Nikolic, a board member, said that despite the damage, the …

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