Orthodox women: church participation improved but concerns remain

  [WCC News] Over the last decade, Orthodox women reached significant milestones regarding their participation in church life, but many of their concerns have not yet been fully addressed, an international gathering of Orthodox women stated. A long decade has passed since the last inter-Orthodox women’s consultation took place in Istanbul, Turkey in 1997. In … Continue reading “Orthodox women: church participation improved but concerns remain”

Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion 2008 Triennial

  By Bruce Chilton   [ACNS] The Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion (CUAC) met at Chung Chi College in Hong Kong during the last week in May. With more than 120 institutions on all five continents, the association promotes cross-cultural contacts and educational programs. This global network of colleges and universities strives to … Continue reading “Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion 2008 Triennial”

“Open space” day energizes national youth ministry forum

  By Ali Symons General Synod Web Writer   JUNE 18, 2008 — It wasn’t the kind of agenda you usually see at a national church event. In fact, the agenda had been tossed out the window. On the third day of the first-ever Generation 2008 national youth ministry forum, held June 10 to 15, … Continue reading ““Open space” day energizes national youth ministry forum”

A Word to the Canadian church from Generation 2008

  June 17, 2008 — Generation 2008 was the Anglican Church of Canada’s first national youth ministry forum, held in London, Ont. from June 10 to 15. The conference aimed to empower, renew, and equip all those working with youth, through workshops, speakers, conversations, and lively worship. At the close of the conference, representatives of … Continue reading “A Word to the Canadian church from Generation 2008”

Everyone, Everywhere mission conference concludes with call for continued, deeper engagement

By Mary Frances Schjonberg [Episcopal News Service] During the second half of the June 5-8 Everyone, Everywhere World Mission Conference participants heard calls for deeper engagement with the gospel, people of other faiths and issues beyond the hoped-for achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. The conference, which was held at the Conference Center at the … Continue reading “Everyone, Everywhere mission conference concludes with call for continued, deeper engagement”