As sweeping arrests are made of undocumented immigrants across the country, churches are stepping up to offer sanctuary to those at risk.
I came into this church with stereotypes and negative expectations. Instead, I’ve gotten to know some of the most gracious, kind-hearted people that this planet has to offer. I’ve seen their words backed by actions, and their willingness to step out of their comfort zones just to lend a hand
So, in some sense, the work of the members is the work of the church. In other words, getting disciples to share the Good News and to serve the world, etc., is the work of the church. But in another sense, it’s worth thinking about a nuanced difference between the church’s work and the work of its members.
The new pop culture term, “Voluntourism”, is a portmanteau coined to describe the earnest but ineffectual approach many take to volunteering…
At the ongoing ACC meeting yesterday, the Department Directors for mission gave reports on their work, work that includes empowering discipleship and tackling gender inequality; promoting reconciliation and supporting humanitarian work in conflict areas and following disasters.
The Most Rev. Josiah Atkins Idowu-Fearon, secretary general of the Anglican Communion, said Anglican and Episcopal women must continue – and redouble – their work to change the fate of women and girls in their communities, including by working with their national and local governments. He delivered his remarks and took question at the Episcopal Church Center in New York.
The social bonds of rural communities in Iowa…including churches…are crumbling. Here is how some communities in Iowa are responding.
The Archbishop of the Anglican Church in Canada was visiting Brazil, and while visiting a mission in an impoverished neighborhood, was robbed at gunpoint.
An Episcopal priest crosses the border to serve a parish in Newfoundland.
Archbishop Welby wants to stem the coming tidal wave of decline in the Church of England while, at the same, prepare Bishops and senior clerics for leading church institutions. His approach has created controversy.