Eastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference
Event: Tables Reserved
Location: Main Dining Room, Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
Event Leader: Jaclyn Jones (STH ’06), Alumni Relations Officer
Directions: RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Alum, Larisa Waya is doing a new and wonderful thing in the community. In addition to being a fine chaplain she is the owner of a company that designs and makes robes for clergy women and women justices. Her company is called Clergy Couture and is located right here in Brockton, Mass.
Here is her website: www.clergycouture.com
An article written by our own Gil Caldwell!
Dr. John Kapya Kaoma prepared a report called “Globalizing Culture Wars” on behalf of Public Research Association in Somerville. Roger Ross Williams has made a film about the issue that was shown at the Sundance Film Festival.
William states about the film,
“The American evangelical movement in Africa does valuable work in helping the poor. But as you’ll see in this Op-Doc video, some of their efforts and money feed a dangerous ideology that seeks to demonize L.G.B.T. people and intensifies religious rhetoric until it results in violence. It is important for American congregations to hold their churches accountable for what their money does in Africa.”
It is indeed important to know what our donations support and we must fight against intolerance and violence in all its forms. Check out the video!
When their four-year-old son, Danny, dies suddenly, Mitch and Kate’s grief overwhelms them. Conflicted about going on with their lives, Mitch and Kate decide to leap from a cliff at Chimney Bluffs. When the couple is found by park rangers, Clancy and Bobby, Kate is still very much alive. What follows is a poignant and powerful story of three strangers, each facing a tragic loss, who together find friendship and healing. A novel of hope and redemption by David B. Seaburn, author of “Charlie No Face” (Savant 2010).
Here is an article about or own recent Alum, Ian Mevorach, that is quite inspiring!
Dr. Moore received the 2012 Francis Ashbury Award for fostering United Methodist Ministries in Higher Education in the Iowa Annual Conference. This award recognizes individuals who guide the church in ministries to and with higher education.
The following article features Bob Dole and Tom Daschle, who have been named co-chairs of the International Advisory Board of the Center for the Church and Global AIDS. The article features our own Donald Messer and his comments on the decision as well as his contributions to the cause.
Please see it here.
This is a major work in the area of water studies, and it was stimulated by Richard’s reading John Hart’s Sacramental Commons.