The Global Day of Prayer to End Famine hopes to unite ecumenical partners and faith communities all over the world as a prayerful and spiritual movement to: Encourage prayer, reflection and action with information and suggestions. Bring awareness regarding famine’s impact on the most vulnerable children and families and to help address its root causes.
What a relief to feel the rain on my face in drought-stricken Cape Town! I trust that this is the start of a long winter. Changing seasons are always a time of melancholy, many people feel happier when the days are longer, warmer, and there is a riot of colors. In the southern hemisphere, the […]
Bishop Thomas K. Oomen, Moderator of the Church of South India, recently published an open letter to the people of the country and many others globally, to stand against the country’s National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government’s anti-poor, anti-Dalit, anti-tribal policies and practices. The church leader chastised the government for its discriminatory, unconstitutional ideology and called […]
Rev. Dr. James Hal Cone, renowned founder of Black Liberation Theology, award-winning author and Bill & Judith Moyers Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, died on April 28, 2018. He was 79. “In so many ways, James Cone has been Union Theological Seminary for the past […]
from www.methodist.org.uk In February, the Eglise Protestante Méthodiste du Benin held its first synod since the Church was reconciled and reunified in 2016. Michael Tettey, a mission partner in Benin, attended the synod on behalf of the Methodist Church in Britain (MCB). In his address to the synod, Michael said: “The MCB rejoices with you today, that after many years of crisis and failed attempts at […]
adapted from a story at the www.thechristianrecorder.com Bishop David R. Daniels, Jr., reports that three church buildings were dedicated in March in the Queenstown Annual Conference, 15th Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. The Bishop Robert Thomas AME Church congregation in Motherwell, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, had been meeting in a shack […]
From iglesiametodista.org.ar El testimonio de un pastor metodista Samuel Fielden nació en Todmorden, Lancashire (Inglaterra) en 1844; pasó su juventud trabajando en los talleres, y entrando en la edad de la razón, se recibió de ministro metodista. Fue después nombrado superintendente de las escuelas dominicales de su país natal. En 1864 se mudó a Nueva York […]
(from www.amez.org) An ordained elder, experienced trainer, and innovative leader, Rev. Kathryn Gertrude Brown served as the General Secretary of the Department of Christian Education of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church from 2012 until her death. She was the first female to hold this position. Born and raised in Harlem, NY, Rev. Brown was educated […]