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News by subject: REL

14 june 2020

09:32
Remko Leemhuis has been named Director of AJC Berlin. He succeeds Deidre Berger, who headed the office for nearly 20 years, and is retiring from AJC. "Remko Leemhuis has the unique experience, passion, and vision to lead AJC Berlin into a new...


12 june 2020

20:47
Faith For Black Lives, in partnership with The Greater Allen AME Cathedral of New York, will host a virtual social justice conference?JusticeCon: a path towards freedom. The virtual conference aims to empower attendees for social change through the...

19:44
The Greater Allen Cathedral of New York will host a virtual social justice conference?JusticeCon: a path towards freedom. The virtual conference aims to empower attendees for social change through the power of community, conversation, and courageous...

16:11
Courage Candles, a candle company that weaves scripture into its products to inspire customers, has launched a new line of relaxing, lavender-scented candles to celebrate the heroism and sacrifices of frontline workers in recent months....

15:42
American Jewish Committee (AJC) President Harriet Schleifer and Jason Isaacson, AJC's Chief Policy and Political Affairs Officer, presented today to members of Congress a six-point action plan addressing the pernicious legacy of racism in the United...

10:18
American Jewish Committee (AJC) honored Dr.Felix Klein, the Federal Government Commissioner for Jewish Life in Germany and the Fight against Antisemitism, with the inaugural AJC Project Interchange Alumnus of the Year Award. Klein visited Israel with...

08:00
The National Capital Baptist Convention (N.C.B.C.), led by Reverend Charles McNeill, Jr., is taking immediate action to assess, test, track, treat, and potentially contain individuals compromised by the pandemic. A private, diverse, conglomerate of...


11 june 2020

07:00
The Bay Area's noted Kirtan wallah Jai Uttal is pleased to announce that he will be holding an online version of his annual Kirtan camp. The four week long program begins June 30, and goes until July 28. Anyone interested in learning more or signing...


10 june 2020

08:42
The 2020 American Jewish Committee (AJC) Global Forum will take place as scheduled, June 14-18, with a change of venue from gathering in Berlin to convening online. It will be the first time in AJC history that the leading global Jewish advocacy...

03:00
Karriem Allah opens his Message by answering the question that some have raised regarding the whereabouts of the Nation of Islam amidst the civil protests that have saturated the United States. He reinforces the definition of the "Nation of Islam,"...


9 june 2020

13:05
Faith Counts, the leading and fastest-growing multi-faith online platform, is launching its fourth Film Your Faith contest, and awarding $35,000 in prizes to top films of two minutes or less showcasing the power of faith in a positive light....

11:38
The United Lutheran Seminary Board of Trustees has named the Rev. Dr. R. Guy Erwin, fourth bishop of the Southwest California Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, as its next president. His appointment is effective August 1, 2020....

08:34
In just 22 days, Aplos has saved organizations more than $20,000 by practically giving away their nonprofit and church software platform, that includes mobile giving and communications features, in an effort to help nonprofits and churches operate...

08:00
The leadership of the Messianic Jewish Alliance of America (MJAA) and the International Alliance of Messianic Congregations and Synagogues (IAMCS), on behalf of its respective constituencies, would like to express our deep sadness as we stand...


8 june 2020

08:00
Pacific Diversified Investments (PDI), a property investment management company based in California filed a federal lawsuit today against prosperity-gospel preacher and real-estate promoter, Dr. Ramson Mumba. PDI filed a complaint for damages,...


5 june 2020

12:00
To further its mission of inspiring healthier, joyful communities, OneShare Health, an ACA-exempt, Christian Health Care Sharing Ministry, has announced that its 1Share For OneShare charity initiative will be partnering with Rett's Roost during the...

00:00
Pastor Tahira Staten-Murphy shares her wisdom and advice to abuse victims in Revealed to Heal: Overcoming Church Rape ($11.49, paperback, 9781631294235; $5.99, e-book, 9781631294242). Staten-Murphy addresses many forms of abuse in a phrase she has...


4 june 2020

09:56
In the wake of the recent killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, global spiritual leader and elder statesman Bishop T.D. Jakes is calling for a national conversation on policing and race to be immediately followed by an action plan...

07:00
Through a partnership with RIP Medical Debt, The Summit Church will help eradicate $2.2 million in medical debt. Kyle Mallott, a long-time member of the church, had a dream to make a difference. "Medical debt is different than just paying off...


2 june 2020

18:12
As an African-American pastor, husband and father of African-American children and grandchildren, I am very deeply disturbed by the senseless killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minnesota. Clearly there is probable cause for the arrest of...

11:37
Family Research Council and 21 partnering state family policy councils released a publication today titled "Biblical Principles for Political Engagement: Worldview, Issues, and Voting." It aims to provide pastors and Christians with Biblical wisdom...

11:12
Churches are navigating the pathway to the next normal this month as states across the country begin to advance through phased re-openings. While experiences will continue to be varied from state-to-state and city-to-city, one thing will certainly be...

10:57
AJC continues to mourn the tragic death of George Floyd, whose life was crushed out of him May 25 under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer, while three other officers stood by and watched, if not abetted, this harrowing act of murder. He was...

08:57
Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) released a statement on racial injustice today in response to events surrounding the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The statement calls for its congregations "to stand in solidarity with communities...


1 june 2020

13:41
Muslim, Jewish, and Christian faith leaders from congregations across the East Bay came together via Zoom in partnership with 360 Total Concept to produce a social media PSA entitled, "With Love", to reassure the faith communities that they will not...

09:12
Catholic priests at Holy Cross Family Ministries know how to pray Mass, Rosaries and Homilies. They never trained on how to operate cameras, sound boards and lights. During the pandemic, they have received a crash course in technology so they could...


28 may 2020

10:00
Chad Veach, best-selling author, globally-renowned faith figure, and distinguished pastor of Los Angeles' fastest-growing young adult church (Zoe Church), will release his latest book "Help! I Work With People: Getting Good at Leadership, Influence,...

03:00
Karriem Allah opens his Message discussing the recent surfacing of unforeseen drawbacks in the many rigorous government executive orders imposed on U.S. citizens, in the purported mitigation of the COVID19 crisis. He draws attention to the recent...


27 may 2020

12:00
On June 1, First Health® Provider Network will officially replace PHCS Network at OneShare Health, a Christian-based Health Care Sharing Ministry located in Irving, Texas. First Health® is an NCQA-accredited provider network that maintains...

08:49
With the school year ending, synagogue attendance restricted, and the status of sleep-away camps uncertain, Summer 2020 has the potential to be long and boring for Jewish school children. Fortunately, EdJewCorp is hosting two great summer online...

08:45
The Vatican today announced that Pope Francis approved the promulgation of a decree recognizing a miracle attributed to the intercession of the founder of the Knights of Columbus, Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney, a Connecticut priest who served...

08:37
Reverend Elvis Bruce Sheasby has a passion for singing the Gospel and sharing God's Grace, especially now with seniors facing isolation due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. With his own mother in a seniors' residence, the Reverend sings Can't Help...

08:37
Reverend Elvis Bruce Sheasby has a passion for singing the Gospel and sharing God's Grace, especially now with seniors facing isolation due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. With his own mother in a seniors' residence, the Reverend sings Can't Help...

08:37
Reverend Elvis Bruce Sheasby has a passion for singing the Gospel and sharing God's Grace, especially now with seniors facing isolation due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. With his own mother in a seniors' residence, the Reverend sings Can't Help...

01:00
Daewoong Pharmaceutical (CEO Sengho Jeon) announced on May 25 that the Indonesian joint venture Daewoong Infion (CEO Chang Woo Suh) obtained Halal certification for the diabetic foot ulcer drug 'Easyef topical...


26 may 2020

15:32
On any given Thursday during the school year, volunteers gather at Venture Church in Encinitas, CA, in order to pack 50 bags full of food. The food is distributed in partnership with local two local elementary schools. The weekend food bags provide...

09:48
The number of viewers watching AJC Advocacy Anywhere sessions, since the program's inception in March, now exceeds 2.4 million worldwide. The online series examines timely political, geopolitical, diplomatic, and other issues in the COVID-19 era....

06:03
As higher education institutions across the globe pivot from in-person to online campus communities, what's essential at the core is their mission. For North Park University (North Park), the mission is to prepare students for lives of significance...


24 may 2020

23:46
With the White House asserting today that governors should classify houses of worship as "essential" and permit them to reopen, religious leaders from the International Multi-Faith Coalition (The IMFC) urge responsible adoption of guidelines to...

11:21
There is growing concern in our nation about the unconstitutional overreach of the judiciary in religious affairs. In courtrooms around the country, activist judges are rendering judgments that are collectively eroding the right to religious freedom...


23 may 2020

18:30
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Eid al-Fitr: "Tonight at sunset, Muslims in Canada and around the world will celebrate Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan?the holy month of fasting and prayer. "One of...


22 may 2020

16:51
Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement praising President Trump's announcement that he is identifying houses of worship as "essential places that provide essential services":...

15:33
WHEN: May 25, 2020 - Memorial Day & End of Ramadan. WHERE: M.T.O. centers in dozens of cities worldwide, including Los Angeles, Orange County, New Jersey, Sacramento, Denver, San Diego, Atlanta, Hillsborough, Dallas, Berkeley, Phoenix, Salt Lake...

13:05
On March 12, Awakening Events paused five national concert tours. For a national tour producer, COVID-19 presented very unique challenges.  The idea for outdoor live concerts came about during discussions with the NEWSBOYS team. The concept, a...

11:40
A global livestream memorial service will honor the life of Christian evangelist and apologist Ravi Zacharias, who died on May 19, at age 74, after a brief battle with cancer. The celebration of Zacharias's life and legacy will be streamed live at...

11:11
WHEN: May 25, 2020 - 11:00 a.m. Memorial Day & End of Ramadan. WHERE:  At M.T.O. center in Orange County, CA  (9303 Research Dr., Irvine, CA.  92618) WHO/WHAT: The M.T.O. Shahmaghsoudi School of Islamic Sufism in Orange County will be joined by 34...


21 may 2020

22:41
There is growing concern in our nation about the unconstitutional overreach of the judiciary in religious affairs. In courtrooms around the country, activist judges are rendering judgments that are collectively eroding the right to religious freedom...

13:19
Convoy of Hope has delivered more than 17 million meals to partners, community organizations, and churches across the nation. Convoy of Hope has received more than 1,000 requests for meals and supplies from 46 states....

08:39
As churches reopen in some parts of the country, what changes can pastors expect? And, in general, what will church life be like for the average congregation in America after the pandemic? A new survey from the Center for Bible Engagement (CBE)...

07:33
WHEN: May 25, 2020 - 11:00 a.m. Memorial Day & End of Ramadan. WHERE: At M.T.O. centers in 35 cities and eleven countries, including Los Angeles (18011 Sherman Way, Reseda, CA 91335) WHO/WHAT: The M.T.O. Shahmaghsoudi® School of Islamic Sufism® (Los...