Day: July 17, 2017

Church Pension Group rings the Opening Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange in Observance of its Centennial Anniversary

Church Pension Group rings the Opening Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange in Observance of its Centennial Anniversary

 The Church Pension Group today rang The Opening Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange in recognition of CPG’s centennial anniversary.

London priest stole from parishioners and collection plate

London priest stole from parishioners and collection plate

Andrew Sloane was vicar of St. Pauls, Knightbridge in London (and former Rector of St Paul’s, K Street in Washington, DC) when he managed to convince several parishioners to “loan” him thousands of pounds, and then stole another four thousand pounds from collection money. He then used the money to pay for male prostitutes.

First Black female leader elected by Disciples of Christ

First Black female leader elected by Disciples of Christ

The Disciples of  Christ have elected Rev. Teresa Hord Owens, an African American, to be their president. Although other mainline protestant denominations, including the Episcopal Church, have elected African American men, Hord Owens will be the first African American woman to lead a mainline protestant denomination on the national level.