Thirty-two ecumenical officers and representatives of the member churches of the Conference of European Churches from across Europe met last month in Brussels, Belgium, where they explored the role of the churches and public theology — and how CEC’s programs can strengthen that role in the future. The CEC is a partner organization of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
The United Church of Christ is poised to make a historic choice.
After a year-long process, the UCC Board voted Saturday to nominate Associate General Minister, the Rev. Dr. Karen Georgia Thompson, for General Minister and President.
The Rev. Denise Anderson, director of Compassion, Peace & Justice in the Presbyterian Mission Agency, had an hour-long conversation with an old friend last week and invited the rest of us to listen in.
On Sunday, Sally Azar was ordained as a pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land, making her the first female pastor in Palestine. In 2006, the Evangelical Church laid the foundation by deciding that women could also be ordained.