Posts Tagged ‘church’

Local Church Turns To Robo-Greeters To Combat Volunteer Shortage

PEORIA, IL — Members of Cornerstone Calvary Community Congregation City Church were in for a shock this past Sunday as they were greeted at the doors to the church by an army of state-of-the-art robo-greeters. Source

Saint Theodora of Vasta Spawned a Miraculous Church of Sprouting Trees

When discussing Saint Theodora , most people are referring to the rags-to-riches story of the prostitute-come-empress, and wife of Justinian I , who worked to promote women rights in the 6th century. Nevertheless, several Theodora’s have been canonized throughout history. In the southern Greek Peloponnese, Saint Theodora refers to a Christian Mulan-like figure, who spawned […]

Bill Gates-Backed Politician Tells Church of England to Conduct Gay Marriages

UK cabinet minister Penny Mordaunt has called on the Church of England to wed same-sex couples in an act of interference in church matters.  Source

First ‘gender-queer’ priest in apostate Church of England expresses desire for ‘normalizing’ identity among children

(FOX News) — A non-binary gender-queer Anglican priest in the United Kingdom is on record claiming to use the clerical position in hopes of “normalizing” such behavior among children. “I try to get involved in, not just in my religious work but outside it, with the local secular LGBT youth groups,” said Bingo Allison, a Church of […]

Church Building in Sudan Burned Down

Location of Al Qadarif state, Sudan. (Creative Commons) JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – A man suspected of being a Muslim extremist in the ranks of the Sudanese military on Friday (Dec. 16) burned down a church building in eastern Sudan, sources said. The 20-year-old building of a 100-member Sudanese Church of Christ congregation in […]

Holy and Miraculous Church of Agios Spyridon in Kerkyra

Agios Spyridon, the Wonderworker is the Patron Saint of Kerkyra (Corfu). He is called the “Keeper of the City” as he has saved this beautiful Ionian island four times from the Ottoman invasion. Holy and Miraculous Church of Agios Spyridon in Kerkyra *Agios Spyridon, the Wonderworker The church of Saint Spyridon was initially built in […]

The Ordination of Women in the Orthodox Church: Revealing The Truth

Some days ago, I friend of mine asked me in all sincerity: “Do you believe we will see a female priest in our lifetime within the Orthodox Church?” In a very natural way, so to speak, and rather instinctively I replied: ‘I don’t know about female priests, but I am pretty sure that we will… […]

Archaeologists Uncover Glitter Still In Early Church Carpet From VBS Held In 150 A.D.

JERUSALEM — Archaeologists have discovered glitter still hopelessly stuck in the carpet dating back to the first known Vacation Bible School in the year 150 A.D. Source

Officials Join Opposition to Church Construction in Indonesia

Small island near Merak Harbor, Banten, Indonesia. (Abdul Hadi Adriansyah, Creative Commons) SURABAYA, Indonesia (Morning Star News) – Two local officials in Indonesia joined Islamist organizations’ call to block construction of a Christian church, triggering objections nationwide the past two months, according to published reports. In western… Source

COVID-1984: Why Has The Church Not Spoken Out? – By John Lincoln Downie

COVID-1984: Why Has The Church Not Spoken Out? – By John Lincoln Downie SM  Source – brownstone.org “…But in their defense, unlike when Condoleezza Rice and George Bush Jr. said that no one could have ever imagined someone would use an airplane as a weapon, this pandemic, biological war, ponzi-scheme or democide – whatever it […]

Digging Into The Hidden Chambers of Oldest Christian Church In The World

Archaeologists in Turkey have excavated the “world’s first church.” Within late Roman-era chambers they discovered smashed clay offering vessels which once held holy water. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Cardinal Müller says Pope Francis’ Synod is a ‘hostile takeover of the Church’ in explosive interview

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10 Signs It’s Definitely Time To Leave A Church

If you’ve ever wondered if you should leave a church, wonder no more – The Babylon Bee is here to help! Here are 10 solid, biblically-defensible excuses for leaving a church that’s not serving you enough: They buy their coffee beans from Costco: +10 points for going whole-bean, but -200 points for going Kirkland Signature. […]

10 Signs It’s Definitely Time To Leave A Church

If you’ve ever wondered if you should leave a church, wonder no more – The Babylon Bee is here to help! Here are 10 solid, biblically-defensible excuses for leaving a church that’s not serving you enough: They buy their coffee beans from Costco: +10 points for going whole-bean, but -200 points for going Kirkland Signature. […]

The factor of the Unification Church in Japan’s current domestic and foreign policies

This magazine has already discussed Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s radical reshuffling of his cabinet on August 10 this year (https://ru.journal-neo.org/2022/08/22/f-kisida-pereformatiroval-kabinet-ministrov-yaponii/) and the extent to which this decision may have been influenced by various contacts between former Japanese ministers and a certain quasi-religious cult. The cult in question is an offshoot of an organization founded […]

AUSTRALIA: Mary Coustas to host St George Church 60th Anniversary Ball

Celebrated Greek Australian comedian, actress, writer and creator of the iconic 90s character Effie, Mary Coustas, will be hosting the upcoming 60th Anniversary Ball of the St George church and parish in Rose Bay in Sydney, Australia. Coustas was thrilled at the opportunity to be the MC for the event for the very church where she got married. […]

AUSTRALIA: Mary Coustas to host St George Church 60th Anniversary Ball

Celebrated Greek Australian comedian, actress, writer and creator of the iconic 90s character Effie, Mary Coustas, will be hosting the upcoming 60th Anniversary Ball of the St George church and parish in Rose Bay in Sydney, Australia. Coustas was thrilled at the opportunity to be the MC for the event for the very church where she got married. […]

Christian Killed, Church Leader Kidnapped in Nigeria

The Rev. Bung Fon Dong, COCIN pastor kidnapped in Plateau state, Nigeria on Sept. 11, 2022. (Facebook) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Sunday (Sept. 11) killed a Christian security guard as they abducted a pastor in central Nigeria and wounded the church leader’s wife, sources said. James Ngyang, a member of […]

SAINT VISSARION: Greek Orthodox Church canonizes new Saint

Elder Vissarion the Agathonite has been canonized by the Greek Orthodox Church, announced the Ecumenical Patriarchate. In a Wednesday August 31, 2022 ceremony at the Patriarchal Church of St. George, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew signed the synodal act of the canonization of Saint Vissarion the Agathonite, together with the hierarchs of the Holy Synod, […]

Christian Woman Killed at Church Site in Central Nigeria

Central Mosque, Jos, Nigeria. (El-siddeeq lame, Creative Commons) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen in Plateau state, Nigeria on Saturday (Aug. 27) shot and killed a Christian woman as she cleaned her church building, sources said. Lyop Dalyop was sweeping and cleaning the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN) building in Bangai village, […]

EuroPride: Nationalists join church protest in Belgrade against Europe’s largest LGBT event

Thousands marched in the Serbian capital on Sunday night against Europe’s biggest Pride event, which organisers vow will go ahead despite a move by President Vučić to ban it.

Abandoned U.K. Church Slated For Demolition Saved To Preserve Mural By Jewish Refugee Who Escaped ‘Nazis’

(The Guardian) Hundreds of churches in England have closed and even been demolished over the last few decades, but one such church built in the 1950s with no significant architectural significance is being given special preservation status by the government: A stunning mural created in a Catholic church by a Jewish refugee from the Nazis […]

Greek Orthodox Church against abortion – Priests to speak out at sermons

The Orthodox Church of Greece will take a clear stance on abortion, as the Permanent Holy Synod decided to send circulars to its Bishops and Churches regarding the protection and sanctity of human life and the avoidance of abortions. The circulars are to be read in all of the country parishes during the feast of […]

Rescue Party Finds Note Scrawled In Church Nursery: ‘We Cannot Get Out. We Hear Drums, Drums In The Deep. They Are Coming.’

BATON ROUGE, LA — A rescue party going through the wreckage formerly known as the “First Baptist Baton Rouge Nursery” found an ominous note scrawled out, warning that “they are coming.” “We cannot get out,” read the note scrawled into the wall, hidden behind a mountain of debris. “Here may be found the last words […]

Rescue Party Finds Note Scrawled In Church Nursery: ‘We Cannot Get Out. We Hear Drums, Drums In The Deep. They Are Coming.’

BATON ROUGE, LA — A rescue party going through the wreckage formerly known as the “First Baptist Baton Rouge Nursery” found an ominous note scrawled out, warning that “they are coming.” “We cannot get out,” read the note scrawled into the wall, hidden behind a mountain of debris. “Here may be found the last words […]

Rescue Party Finds Note Scrawled In Church Nursery: ‘We Cannot Get Out. We Hear Drums, Drums In The Deep. They Are Coming.’

BATON ROUGE, LA — A rescue party going through the wreckage formerly known as the “First Baptist Baton Rouge Nursery” found an ominous note scrawled out, warning that “they are coming.” “We cannot get out,” read the note scrawled into the wall, hidden behind a mountain of debris. “Here may be found the last words […]

Rescue Party Finds Note Scrawled In Church Nursery: ‘We Cannot Get Out. We Hear Drums, Drums In The Deep. They Are Coming.’

BATON ROUGE, LA — A rescue party going through the wreckage formerly known as the “First Baptist Baton Rouge Nursery” found an ominous note scrawled out, warning that “they are coming.” “We cannot get out,” read the note scrawled into the wall, hidden behind a mountain of debris. “Here may be found the last words […]

Do You Have What It Takes To Be The Church Sound Guy? 9 Qualifications

While today’s churches seem to have tons of positions and pastors for everything, in the Bible, there are only a few church offices outlined: elder, deacon, and sound guy. Each of these has lofty qualifications to ensure that the person who carries out these tasks is a godly man of character. If you want to […]

Tourists camp in a Samothrace church: “This type of tourism doesn’t respect the local tradition of the inhabitants”

An incident that demonstrates a lack of respect was recorded in Samothrace as tourists camped in the church of Agios Ioannis Prodromos in Therma. Apparently not realising the importance of the place, they spread their things on the floor using the church as a shelter. In a statement, the Holy Metropolis of Alexandroupolis expresses its […]

Tourists camp in a Samothrace church: “This type of tourism doesn’t respect the local tradition of the inhabitants”

An incident that demonstrates a lack of respect was recorded in Samothrace as tourists camped in the church of Agios Ioannis Prodromos in Therma. Apparently not realising the importance of the place, they spread their things on the floor using the church as a shelter. In a statement, the Holy Metropolis of Alexandroupolis expresses its […]

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