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The General Synod of the United Church of Christ made history on Monday when it elected the Rev. Dr. Karen Georgia Thompson as the first woman, and the first Black woman, to lead the denomination as General Minister and President.
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.
Tuesday’s press conference put on by the World Council of Churches meeting in its 11th Assembly featured three leaders working hard at affirming justice and human dignity.
On Wednesday night, people of faith from around the world gathered by Zoom to pray for the dignity of the Filipino people, including that a just and fair election will be held throughout the Philippines on Monday. Mission co-worker the Rev. Cathy Chang was among the featured speakers.
Before delivering a talk to end Church World Service’s Together We Welcome Conference on Sunday, the Rev. Dr. Karen Georgia Thompson delivered one of her many published poems to the online audience of about 300 people.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and Presbyterian Disaster Assistance are major supporters of a March 4-6 Church World Service conference about how people of faith can welcome immigrants and refugees.
“Who dey! Who dey! Who dey think gonna beat that hunger? We dey!”
Don’t call it “reparations,” because that would require an act of Congress.
Member communions of the National Council of Churches contributed to “Words of Comfort, Prayers for the People,” a 21-minute video released on YouTube and Facebook on Wednesday.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Office of Public Witness (OPW) is joining more than 400 faith, human rights, civil society, and labor organizations in calling on the administration of President Joe Biden to join a global movement to make COVID-19 vaccines more widely available around the world.