Reconciliation

Articles

November 22, 2016

By: Stephanie Spellers

Lots of us are heading home for Thanksgiving, but we're not feeling especially thankful. We're tired, wary, and the last thing we want to do is see Christ in the other with whom we disagree. So I sat down with Heather Melton - staff officer for the United Thank Offering - to pen a word of...

September 6, 2016

Applications are now accepted for the 2017 United Thank Offering grants: 10 grants of $2500 for young adults (ages 19-30); and 10 grants of $2500 to seminarians (no age limit).

The focus of the grants is Evangelism and Reconciliation.

The United Thank Offering is a ministry to...

September 18, 2013

At Reclaiming the Gospel of Peace: An Episcopal Gathering to Challenge the Epidemic of Violence, Episcopalians will come together to renew their commitment to the Gospel call to make peace in a world of violence. Through deep conversation, prayer, and skill-building the event will...

September 18, 2013

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April 14, 2011

Three days after a cross and candlestick were stolen from the high altar at the Episcopal Church of St. Paul & St. James in New Haven, Connecticut, the items were left on the front steps of the parish office in a brown paper bag.

"Three days later -- that's kind of significant in our...

March 7, 2011

Do we as human beings share a common set of beliefs, either through our religious faiths, secular morality, or simply a sense of decency, which says to "do unto others as you would have them do unto you?" Do we of the Christian faith believe that we are called to love God with all our heart,...

July 22, 2010

The act of forgiveness is one of humanity's most deep-seated acts of people nourishing one another as human beings, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has told a global gathering of Lutheran Christians. "To forgive and to be forgiven is to allow yourself to be humanized by those whom you...

April 6, 2010

Christian leaders in South Africa have condemned the slaying of an extreme right wing leader in the country, Eugene Terre'Blanche, and have called on political leaders to urge restraint at a time of rising racial tension. A song promoted by the leader of the youth wing of the ruling African...

July 29, 2009

Zimbabwean Anglicans are urging their new leader to reconcile the embattled Diocese of Harare which has been locked in a battle with excommunicated former bishop Nolbert Kunonga, a close supporter of Robert Mugabe, the country's president.   The new bishop of the Harare diocese, the Rt. Rev....

May 19, 2009

Sri Lankan church leaders say the end of the country's 26-year civil war announced by the government is a signal to address grievances and to ensure citizens from all ethnic and religious groups can feel proud of their nation.

The island nation's President Mahinda Rajapaksa on May 19...

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