Taizé: On the way towards Easter

  Spring has arrived on the hill! Although the crowds have not arrived yet, the coming Easter celebrations make themselves felt more and more. Among the groups who have visited Taizé over the last few days, there were a number of children from the region taking part in the “awakening to faith” program; there were … Continue reading “Taizé: On the way towards Easter”

Students host Migrant Farm Worker Awareness Week

  By Diana Swift Staff writer Got food? Thank a Farm Worker! And next week, which is Migrant Farm Worker Awareness Week 2012, is a good time to do it. A series of public education events will take place at Ontario’s University of Guelph, March 26th to 29th, but there are ongoing campaigns to get … Continue reading “Students host Migrant Farm Worker Awareness Week”

Toronto gives thanks for life of British evangelist

  By Diana Swift On March 25, a packed congregation at St. Paul’s Bloor Street in Toronto offered thanks for the life of the influential British evangelist John Robert Walmsley Stott, who died last July at age 90. The huge church reverberated with song and organ music as speaker after speaker paid tribute to the … Continue reading “Toronto gives thanks for life of British evangelist”

Cuban ecumenical community says farewell to ‘ el Maestro ‘

  Matanzas, Cuba (ENInews)–The Cuban ecumenical community paid final tribute on 23 March to Prof. Francisco René Castellanos Morente, who died two days earlier at the age of 97. Professor emeritus at the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Matanzas, Castellanos served four decades there and taught, among other subjects, psychology, Greek, Hebrew, Latin, Biblical exegesis and … Continue reading “Cuban ecumenical community says farewell to ‘ el Maestro ‘”

Church program blurs the lines between haves and have-nots

  By Diana Swift Staff writer The third of the five Marks of Mission urges us to respond to human need with loving service. And at St. Christopher’s Church in Burlington, Ont., Anglicans are doing this in a decade-old dinner and clothing program that blurs the lines between the needy and need-nots. Archdeacon Dr. Stephen … Continue reading “Church program blurs the lines between haves and have-nots”