Pastor Norman Tendis honoured at launch of WCC economic and ecological justice resource

Posted on: March 13, 2019 Pastor Norman Tendis honoured at the launch of his economic and ecological justice roadmap for churches yesterday (Tuesday). Photo Credit: Ivars Kupcis / WCC A resource rooted to the congregation level of churches’ engagement in ecological and economic justice was launched during a public event at the World Council of … Continue reading “Pastor Norman Tendis honoured at launch of WCC economic and ecological justice resource”

World Council of Churches’ environment specialist among 157 killed in plane crash

Posted on: March 12, 2019 Photo Credit: Marcelo Schneider / WCC An environment expert employed by the World Council of Churches, Norman Tendis, was amongst 157 people who were killed on Sunday when an Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi crashed shortly after take-off. Flight ET302 came down near Tulu Fara near Bishoftu, … Continue reading “World Council of Churches’ environment specialist among 157 killed in plane crash”

“World Anglican Centre” could become first official presence in Jesus’ birth town Bethlehem

Posted on: February 26, 2019 Archbishop Suheil Dawani discusses plans for a World Anglican Centre with the Mayor of Bethlehem, Anton Salman. Photo Credit: Diocese of Jerusalem An official Anglican presence could open in Bethlehem – the first in the Palestinian town which is the birthplace of Jesus. The Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, Suheil Dawani, … Continue reading ““World Anglican Centre” could become first official presence in Jesus’ birth town Bethlehem”

Celebrating community in Canada’s North

By Wayne Holst January 16, 2019 Almost 50 years ago, as a Lutheran synod staff person, I worked with representatives of Anglican, Presbyterian and United churches to create a viable model for church-planting across northern Canada. What started as the Leaf Rapids Ecumenical Parish in Manitoba has now been adapted to other isolated mining, mill-town … Continue reading “Celebrating community in Canada’s North”

“Justice and only justice you shall pursue” – international prayer for week of Christian unity

Posted on: January 16, 2019 Photo Credit: Jaefrench / Pixabay Churches in many parts of the world will be taking part in the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity from Friday, under the theme “Justice and only justice you shall pursue”. This year’s material, published jointly by the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (PCPCU) … Continue reading ““Justice and only justice you shall pursue” – international prayer for week of Christian unity”