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First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Jubilee Conference Organisers Deny Political Favouritism

The attached press statement was distributed by the Leadership Conferences Foundation:We wish to express surprise and regret at a report on the Zambian Watchdog entitled VJ AND OTHERS CONNED TO ENDORSE MULENGA SATA PRESIDENCY and alleging that the Jubilee ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

A chance encounter opens up some eyes

Rev Thomas DunbarMain Street United ChurchThe fingers of both her hands were clasped tightly on the chain link fence as she watched intently the men and machines hard at work. She was obviously deep in her own thoughts and yet she was like so many others ... [Published Mitchell Advocate - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Institute builds global community

Question: What do you get when you put over 30 students, faculty and staff from more than a dozen countries on a seminary campus in Central America for three weeks of classes, worship and immersion experiences?Answer: A global Christian community of future ... [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

Camp counsellor charged with sexual assault

Tags: Ryerson Camp, sexual assault, United Church of CanadaA 22 year-old Ancaster man is facing serious sex related charges following an OPP investigation at a summer camp.Police say the investigation involved a camp counsellor  at the Ryerson Camp which ... [Published CHCH.com - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Things getting nasty on Naramata Centre picket line

CUPE, which represents striking workers at the Naramata Centre, is accusing the centre’s management of aggressive behaviour towards picketers.According to a news release issued Thursday, a Naramata Centre manager demonstrated aggressive and threatening ... [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Conservatives block bid to review Canada Revenue Agency’s charity audits

OTTAWA — Conservative MPs have blocked an opposition bid to review the government’s ongoing audits of a number of charities, saying it’s offensive to suggest the tax agency is the subject of political interference. The NDP had convened a rare summer ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER: Charity audits rightfully concerning

Your editorial regarding Victoria MP Murray Rankin, and his efforts to have a summer meeting of a parliamentary meeting to clarify the criteria for auditing charities for their political activities, is timely and troubling.The Canada Revenue Agency has ... [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Kingston United Church marks special anniversary

As part of their 100th anniversary celebrations, members of the Kingston United Church gathered for an old-fashioned tea on the front lawn of the church Aug. 13.The event was part of a 10-month celebration of the milestone for the Kingston pastoral charge, ... [Published The Sou Wester - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

United Church protesters of MP David Sweet’s Israel trip should have went to Middle East embassies

Derek Kerr, DundasSadly, once again ministers of the United Church of Canada showed their anti-Israel bias by protesting MP David Sweet’s recent trip to Israel.Mr. Sweet was part of a delegation of Canadian Parliamentarians (three Liberals and three Conservatives) ... [Published Stoney Creek News - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Living Partnerships, Living Peace: Padi Rex visits Canada

For Rev. Rex Reyes, General Secretary of the National Council of Churches of the Philippines—or simply Padi Rex, as he is better known—partnership characterizes all that he is and all that he does. It is his celebration of peace and justice, which takes ... [Published Anglican Church of Canada - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

CUPE rally Monday to target United Church in Naramata Centre strike

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)August 08, 2014 14:41 ETBURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 8, 2014) - Supporters of striking CUPE members at the Naramata Centre, operated by the United Church of Canada, will rally outside the United ... [Published MarketWired - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Growing number of churches list for sale in London area

Too costly for dwindling congregations to maintain, more church buildings are hitting the sales block.As empty pews become more common in mainstream faiths, the once-sacred spaces are being sold off.Like old schools, hundreds of which have been shut down ... [Published London Free Press - Aug 03 2014]

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We were inspired by Leviticus 25:10, which states that: "Consecrate the fiftieth year and proclaim liberty throughout the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a jubilee for you... "
...theologians with a longing to meet other open and committed Reformed students," said Bas Plaisier, president of the GIT and a faculty member. "This mixture of worship, study, lectures and exposure in a particular culture and church is unique and extremely meaningful. Each GIT 'delivers' a lot of new committed ecumenical theologians and a new network of young Christians all over the world."
...BC Secretary-Treasurer Paul Faoro said RCMP have been notified and are reportedly investigating the incident involving a Naramata Centre manager. "According to witnesses, verbal and physical threats were made against striking CUPE members and this is totally unacceptable" said Faoro
"My brief observation of things I hear are happening in Canada suggests that maybe the same thing is happening there: If the government is completely assured that it has the answers for every social ill, then it doesn't need quality policy or input from civil society."

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Jubilee Conference Organisers Deny Political Fa... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 29 2014]
A chance encounter opens up some eyes [Published Mitchell Advocate - Aug 28 2014]
Institute builds global community [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
The Atheist Minister [Published Catholic America - Aug 25 2014]
The Daily Agenda for Sunday, August 24 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Aug 24 2014]
Camp counsellor charged with sexual assault [Published CHCH.com - Aug 23 2014]
Ancaster camp councillor arrested for sexual as... [Published CBC Hamilton - Aug 22 2014]
Things getting nasty on Naramata Centre picket ... [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Aug 22 2014]
CUPE demands end to threats on picket line at U... [Published MarketWired - Aug 21 2014]
Fifty United Church gears up for Winona Peach F... [Published Stoney Creek News - Aug 20 2014]
Conservatives block bid to review Canada Revenu... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 19 2014]
LETTER: Charity audits rightfully concerning [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Aug 18 2014]
Kingston United Church marks special anniversary [Published The Sou Wester - Aug 16 2014]
Grab forks and twirl spaghetti in Dorset tonight [Published My Kawartha - Aug 14 2014]
United Church protesters of MP David Sweet’s Is... [Published Stoney Creek News - Aug 13 2014]
Living Partnerships, Living Peace: Padi Rex vis... [Published Anglican Church of Canada - Aug 11 2014]
Foreign-aid charities join together to challeng... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 10 2014]
List of charities undergoing tax audits related... [Published Star 96 - Aug 10 2014]
Two New Overseas Personnel Serving in Palestine... [Published Noodls - Aug 09 2014]
CUPE rally Monday to target United Church in Na... [Published MarketWired - Aug 08 2014]
Putting on the pressure for peace [Published NOW: Toronto - Aug 07 2014]
Protesters denounce MP David Sweet’s Israel trip [Published Flamborough Review - Aug 06 2014]
NDP CALLS FOR SPECIAL HEARINGS INTO CONSERVATIV... [Published Libby Davies - Aug 06 2014]
Aussie Advocacy Crackdown Echoes Canadian Chari... [Published TheTyee.ca - Aug 04 2014]
Growing number of churches list for sale in Lon... [Published London Free Press - Aug 03 2014]
Canadian Faith Leaders Condemn Religious Persec... [Published Noodls - Aug 02 2014]
Commentary: How Christian NGOs fan the flames o... [Published Layman Online - Jul 30 2014]
Revenue Canada charity audits continue to stir ... [Published Radio Canada International - Jul 29 2014]
Another Canadian charity says it faces federal ... [Published Radio Canada International - Jul 25 2014]
CRA auditing church-based advocacy group Kairos [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 25 2014]
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The Atheist Minister [Published Catholic America - Aug 25 2014]
Gretta Vosper describes herself as both a minister and an atheist. That may sound like an oxymoron to some, but her work and witness offer a model that speaks to those who no longer believe in the orthodox Christian concept of “God” but still seek ...
The Daily Agenda for Sunday, August 24 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Aug 24 2014]
TODAY’S AGENDA: Pride Celebrations This Weekend: Chico, CA ; Columbia, MO ; Cornwall, UK ; Derry/Londonderry, UK ; Erie, PA ; Galway, Ireland ; Kassel, Germany ; Lansing, MI ; Manchester, UK ; Mocton, NB ; Norfolk, VA ; Salem, OR ; Sligo, ...
Conservatives block bid to review Canada Revenu... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 19 2014]
OTTAWA — Conservative MPs have blocked an opposition bid to review the government’s ongoing audits of a number of charities, saying it’s offensive to suggest the tax agency is the subject of political interference. The NDP had convened a rare summer ...
Chat with Richard Longworth, Disruptive Thinker... [Published TechNet Blogs - May 18 2014]
PREVIOUS: College Professor, Capilano University Vancouver; Programmer & Systems Analyst, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Montreal; Database Designer, Federal Business Development Bank Montreal RECENT: Independent Website Developer for community based organizations; ...
Today’s letters: If we have the right to vote, ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 16 2014]
Re: Compulsory Voting Worth A Try , Andrew Coyne, May 15. Andrew Coyne says mandatory voting is worth a try. Really? To accomplish what? What he is really saying is that we should use the coercive power of the state to get everyone to vote, just for ...
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