Tears, laughter and hugs mark Grace’s (not her real name) last group session at a residential treatment centre here for drug and alcohol addictions.
Supporters of Mennonite Central Committee Ontario are invited to a meeting at Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church here to hear about plans for a full redevelopment of the current 50 Kent office facility. It will be held Monday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m.
The Goshen College community is mourning the death of longtime professor James S. Miller, who was killed during a home invasion Oct. 9. Funeral services, held Monday, Oct. 17 at the Clinton Frame Mennonite Church were he was a member, was attended by more than 900 people.
As police helicopters hovered overhead, seminarian Rix Thorsell, wearing a clerical collar, marched on October 5 with other members of Brooklyn's Greenpoint Reformed Church in a "Occupy Wall Street" protest that has captured national and international attention
As more Muslims become part of European society, German universities have begun courses aimed at helping Islamic clergy (imams) and religious teachers understand German culture, including Christianity and Judaism.
After news leaked that Tyndale University College and Seminary in Toronto was planning an invitation-only fundraising breakfast with George W. Bush, it only took two days for the event to be cancelled.
The role of the diverse U.S. faith community in debates about the future of the United States is essentially unsettled right now due to partisan politics, says a prominent broadcast journalist and former White House communications director.
Ron Penner, president for the last five years of his 14 with Columbia Bible College, has asked the board of directors to initiate a search for his successor, according to Abe Neufeld, chair of the board.
The Dead Sea Scrolls, which include the world's oldest known biblical manuscripts, are now available online through a cooperative effort between the Israel Museum, where they are housed, and Google.
The Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem and his family are celebrating after getting permission to remain in the city after months of legal and diplomat appeals.
It’s harvest time!
Across Canada, farmers are bringing in crops to raise money for Canadian Foodgrains Bank—money that will be used to provide food for people in the developing world who don’t have enough to eat.
The magnitude of what has just happened has scarcely sunk in among us," said pastor Samuel Tripainao, after the
In the next 24 hours, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will be at the United Nations to request an official recognition of Palestine as an independent state with full statehood status at the UN. The majority of Christians and church leaders in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip support the Palestinian bid to seek full statehood at the United Nations.
Kelsey Hutton already knows who she is voting for when Manitobans head to the polls for this month’s provincial election: the NDP.
Is food a human right? Is the famine in east Africa just a symptom of something bigger? Does buying locally actually promote peace? How does a discussion on food relate to the International Day of Peace?
Merwyn De Mello has been appointed by Christian Peacemaker Teams to the position of CPT Co-Director, along with Carol Rose, starting in January 2012.
$105,000—that’s how much was donated by Manitobans to Canadian Foodgrains Bank on September 9 through CBC Radio Manitoba’s fundraiser for east Africa drought relief.
The majority of Canadians surveyed in a new Ipsos Reid poll say religion creates more questions than answers in the search to explain life and the world around them. In addition, half of the respondents agreed that ‘religion does more harm than good’.
Many of China's churches are overflowing, as the number of Christians in the country multiplies. In the past, repression drove people to convert - is the cause now rampant capitalism?
It is impossible to say how many Christians there are in China today, but no-one denies the numbers are exploding.
Congregations throughout Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada are being asked this fall, winter, and spring to keep track of all the songs they sing. Their research will help determine what the next collection of music for the church will look like.
Three days before the tenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, religious leaders gathered to remember the victims, foster interreligious unity and speak out in defense of religious freedom.
The former longtime Mennonite publishing building in Scottdale, Pa., will re-open as a church facility. MennoMedia, the newly merged church agency based in Harrisonburg, Va., sold the landmark building to a local congregation, Wellspring Church, on Aug. 12.
Participants in the SDA-MWC conversations (left to right): William Johnsson (SDA co-chair); Tom Yoder Neufeld (MWC), Robert (Jack) Suderman (MWC); Danisa Ndlovu (MWC); Henk Stevers (MWC); Valerie Rempel (MWC); Teresa Reeve (SDA); Patricia Urueña (MWC); and John Graz (SDA). Missing are: Denis Fortin (SDA); Bert Beach (SDA); Gary Councell (SDA).
Representatives of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and the Mennonite World Conference held the first of several theological conversations June 28 to July 1, 2011 at the world headquarters of the 17 million-member Seventh-day Adventist Church in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Two religious giants died within one week of each other recently. One was liberal theologian and mentor Gordon Kaufman, 86, a Mennonite who rose through the academic ranks at Harvard Divinity School and who died of multiple myeloma July 22 at his home in Cambridge Mass., the other John Stott, 90, who died July 27 in England and credited with shaping 20th