Children

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March 6, 2003

The four questions are pristine in their candor and simplicity, demarcating the baseline of every inquirer's class and catechumenal program in the Christian church:

Do you believe in God? How did you first learn about God? How do you tell others about God? Why do you go to church?...

January 15, 2003

The Scottish Episcopal Church has launched the country's first coloring book specially designed for use by restless children during communion.

'My Holy Communion Book' takes children through the words of a normal Sunday morning service, illustrating key moments in the ceremony with...

January 7, 2003

Several religious organizations--including Church World Service (CWS), the relief and development arm of the National Council of Churches--have joined a campaign to raise $1 million to address critical health care needs of Iraqi children.

Funds raised by the 'All Our Children' campaign...

October 23, 2002

Worries about children unwittingly 'talking' to strangers on the Internet and giving out vital personal or family information have prompted the Scottish Episcopal Church to launch a children's guide to safe surfing.

The church's four-page leaflet offers advice on enjoying the Internet...

October 8, 2002

Dear Senator:

As Congress approaches its adjournment, millions of low-income working families are still waiting for your help with child care. Currently, only 1 in 7 children eligible for help through the Child Care and Development Block Grant gets it. More than 20 states maintain...

September 4, 2002

Dear Senator:

We write on behalf of our religious organizations to urge you to support the Senate Finance Committee’s proposal for reauthorization of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF). We believe that the Finance Committee’s bill builds upon the successes of the current...

March 6, 2002

A preliminary study by the office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the British branch of Save the Children has revealed widespread child abuse and sexual exploitation at refugee camps run by the United Nations in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. A team from the two agencies...

October 26, 1998

"What happens when we assume a child has an identical and as urgent a claim on Sunday worship as anyone in the congregation?" the Rev. Caroline Fairless asked participants during the 1998 National Episcopal Children's Ministries Conference. Her comments challenged Christian Educators to do more...

October 19, 1996

Priest: I greet you in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, who said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of heaven belongs."

Today we join with people of faith throughout the nation to lift in prayer our concern for our...

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