Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Conference on the Protestant Understanding of Church in an Ecumenical Horizon

The Confessing Church in the Contemporary World [Geneva • LWI] The Protestant understanding of the church is the central theme of an international conference of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Department for Theology and Studies (DTS) taking place at the Bossey Ecumenical Institute near Geneva, Switzerland. Scholars from 11 countries are participating in the 12-16 June gathering, … Continue reading “Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Conference on the Protestant Understanding of Church in an Ecumenical Horizon”

Francophone Network issues communiqué, reaffirms commitment to unity

  [Episcopal News Service] The sixth meeting of the Francophone Network took place July 1-4 in Aylesford, England and included representatives from Canada, Europe, Haiti, and five African dioceses. A communiqué issued at the conclusion of the meeting acknowledged that The Francophone Network — an official body of the Anglican Communion which connects four million … Continue reading “Francophone Network issues communiqué, reaffirms commitment to unity”

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”