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A GLOBAL INTERFAITH COALITION CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE CEASEFIRE AND ADMINISTRATION OF AID IN YEMEN

Yemen is a nation in crisis. The impoverished country is facing a humanitarian crisis of mammoth proportions, including a devastating famine, in an ongoing civil war that is exacerbated by a scourge of religious violence. There is no time to spare in working to assist more than 3 million Yemenis that are displaced within the country, and over 280,000 who have sought refuge in other countries.

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Phillips Theological Seminary Seeks Next President

  The Trustees of Phillips Theological Seminary, a graduate school of theology affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, seek a visionary leader to serve as the school’s president. As the …

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Fox Institute for Creation Spirituality Announces “A Call to Transform” $1 Million Fundraising Campaign

Boulder, Colorado, June 25, 2018—The Fox Institute for Creation Spirituality has launched its $1 million fundraising campaign “A Call to Transform” designed to support the Institute’s future with investments in student access and scholarships, faculty, enhanced public awareness, …

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Jeff Sessions’ Outrageous Bible Interpretation

Dear Readers: The recent statement by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, defending the horrific separation of children from refugee parents on the basis of his tortured reading of Romans chapter 13, as well as Donald Trump’s recent statement …

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Over 100 Congregations Celebrate National Weekend of Prayer for LGBTQ Justice Before Supreme Court Case

WASHINGTON — This weekend, more than 100 congregations across 31 states and the District of Columbia are participating in the National Weekend of Prayer for LGBTQ Justice ahead of oral arguments in Masterpiece vs. Colorado Civil Rights …

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Journey of the Universe and Thomas Berry online courses now available in Chinese

Dear colleagues, We are pleased to inform you that the Journey of the Universe courses and the Thomas Berry course are being launched today, October 2nd, in Chinese through Yale/Coursera. This is an auspicious time as October …

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Lambda Legal Blasts Trump and the DOJ Over Plans to Undermine and Sabotage Affirmative Action Policies, Dismantling Civil Rights Progress and Targeting of People of Color

  DOJ’s Plans to Continue Unraveling Civil Rights Progress Comes Just A Week After Trump Levies Series of Attacks on LGBT People Washington, DC – Today, Lambda Legal CEO Rachel B. Tiven blasted the Trump administration and …

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United Methodist LGBTQI clergy to be present at Judicial Council hearings

Clergy and their supporters attend Judicial Council hearings impacting their ministry, observe liturgical acts of witness

  Members of the United Methodist Queer Clergy Caucus (UMQCC) will be present in Newark, NJ, as the Judicial Council of The United Methodist Church (UMC) hears several cases concerning the ordination and ministry of lesbian, gay, …

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United Methodist Queer Clergy Release Easter Letter to Church

    Nearly 150 United Methodist LGBTQI Clergy and Candidates Release Letter Week Before Key Judicial Council Decisions April 17, 2017—This morning, 147 LGBTQI clergy and clergy candidates in The United Methodist Church (UMC) released an Easter …

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To all those who desire to unite as Unitarian Christians

  It is with great humility, but also with great excitement and hope, that we announce the establishment of the UNITARIAN CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF AMERICA (UCCA). Our new web site is found at: Unitarian Christian Church of …

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CalledOUT Response on Judicial Council Rulings

  In a week where United Methodist LGBTQI persons have been tokenized through the announcement of the Council of Bishops’ Special Commission on “A Way Forward,” we are not surprised, but are nonetheless harmed once again by …

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United Methodist Queer Clergy Respond to Naming of Special Commission

We speak as a collective voice with the authority of those who are called and claimed by a God whose love knows no bounds; as those whose Commissioning and Ordination have been affirmed by the Church: we …

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“LGBTQI Clergy Call UM “Way Forward” Commission Backward”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Rev. Alex da Silva Souto, alex.souto@nyac-umc.com, 415-706-5397 “LGBTQI Clergy Call UM “Way Forward” Commission Backward” October 26, 2016—On Monday, the Council of Bishops of the United Methodist Church announced the membership of the …

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SAVE THE DATE- EMBRACE FESTIVAL- MAY 4-7, 2017

  WEBSITE AND TICKETS COMING SOON!   EMBRACE FESTIVAL is a 3 day, international, sacred community and social transformation event, which will be held May 4-6, 2017 in beautiful downtown Portland, Oregon for those wishing to positively transform their …

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The 2016 Global Peace Song Awards announces winners

  A Jury Panel of world-famed musicians, legendary Music Industry Executives, a famed TV Producer, an iconic peace Politician and Facebook fans all cast their votes to select the most inspiring music and videos that promote the …

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“For as long as it takes”: Native American protesters defy North Dakota pipeline construction

  We are protectors, not protesters’: why I’m fighting the North Dakota pipeline   The Dakota Access pipeline threatens to destroy our sacred ground. I am defending the land and water of my people, as my ancestors did …

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What Does Black Lives Matter Want? Now Its Demands Are Clearer Than Ever

After a year of planning, members of the movement have released a comprehensive platform. A “Black Lives Matter” march along the rout of the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, in St. Paul, Sunday, October 4 2015. (AP Photo …

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