Religion and Churches News

Religion and Churches News – as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Taking a Hard Look at Persecution Around the World, Christians in the U.S. Make Documentary

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Christians in the Mirror,” a first-of-its-kind independent documentary produced by Joshuacord, Inc. and In Altum Productions, premieres Friday, September 28, 2018, at AMC West Shore 14 in Tampa at 6 p.m. Taking a hard look at how America and the West have been involved in the global persecution of Christians, this indie film interviews Christians from the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

Former L.A. County Sheriff Leroy ‘Lee’ Baca Joins the Faculty at the University of Los Angeles College of Divinity

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy “Lee” Baca, who retired as the top law enforcement officer in LA County in 2014, was appointed as a professor announced the University of Los Angeles College of Divinity in Compton, Calif. (ULACD). Ironically Sheriff Baca was previously responsible for the LA County Sheriff’s department taking over the policing in Compton from the local Compton Police department in 2000, saving the city over $8 million.

Jallo Oil Distributors’ President is Major Benefactor for Soon to Be Released Documentary on Christian Persecution

TAMPA, Fla., March 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Patrick Carberry, founder Joshuacord Inc., has teamed up with In Altum Productions, film director Jordan Allott, and Paul Jallo, president, Jallo Oil Distributors’ to produce a much-needed documentary that addresses the plight of Christian persecution in the Middle East and Africa. Joshuacord is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization developed to help people persecuted for their Christian faith.

Alan T Black Releases New Book ‘Here I Am Lord’ to Draw Readers Close to The Lord

OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Alan T Black announces the launch of his new book, ‘Here I am Lord’ (ISBN: 9781982057282). The book primarily answers the call of the Lord and helps readers get closer to the Lord. The book comprises 35 different essays and it illustrates some of the best tools which can be used to help you come closer to the Lord.

New York Christian Radio Station, The Bridge 95.1 FM, Takes On Illegal Radio Pirates, And Wins

OLD BRIDGE, N.J., Nov. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When The Bridge Christian Radio Network, based in Old Bridge, N.J., gained authorization to expand its Christian Bible teaching broadcasts into New York City in November 2013, no one could have anticipated the battle that would ensue before the station could actually begin broadcasting on its own frequency, 95.1 FM in the heart of Manhattan.

Baha’is of Detroit Tri-County Area to mark the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah, Founder of the Baha’i Faith

DETROIT, Mich., Oct. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Baha’is of the Detroit Tri-County Area (Wayne, Macomb and Oakland Counties) are preparing to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, the Founder of the Baha’i Faith, on Oct. 22, 2017 at 3 p.m. at the Flagstar Strand Theatre for the Performing Arts in downtown Pontiac.

Christ Family Church at Tradition Town Hall hosts the ‘Inner Peace Outer Abundance’ Book launch and Author Q&A

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Aug. 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Motivational, informational and inspirational speaker and trainer Kim Ha Campbell, the author of “Inner Peace Outer Abundance” (ISBN: 978-1457556531) is coming to Christ Family Church at Tradition Town Hall on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 for a book release party and speaking event.

CFC Tradition Business Roundtable Event at the Tradition Town Hall

PORT SAINT LUCIE, Fla., Aug. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Connecting Our Modern Business Community Series presents: “The CFC Tradition Business Roundtable.” Host Mike Mulleady of the Treasure Coast Opportunity Network will be joined by Dr. Gerard Khourie and Donnelyn Khourie for this roundtable discussion on Thursday, August 31, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Christ Family Church at Tradition Town Hall in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

Free Business Marketing and Money Management Seminar with three speakers at the Tradition Town Hall

PORT SAINT LUCIE, Fla., July 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Connecting Our Modern Community Speaker Series presents: “Increasing Your Business Connections and Conversions” with Bob Harrison, Dr. Gerard Khourie and Loren Weisman on Saturday, July 29, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Christ Family Church (Tradition Town Hall) at Tradition in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

Christ Family Church starting second service in Fort Pierce, Florida at 11 a.m.

FORT PIERCE, Fla., June 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christ Family Church at Fort Pierce, Florida, is adding a second service at 11 a.m. on Sundays beginning this Sunday, July 2, 2017. Christ Family Church at Fort Pierce, Florida offers a place for people and families to belong, fit in, make new friends and find an authentic sense of community.

The University of Los Angeles College of Divinity Welcomed as Associate Member of IACBS at Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The International Association of Bible Colleges and Seminaries (IABCS) held their annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia on April 10, 2017, announced United States Ecclesiastical Society and Seminary (USESS). The IABCS under the inspired leadership of President Randal Langley is a first class gold standard non-governmental accreditation organization for Christian Colleges and Universities existing for over 63 years.

GracePointe Church Enhances Its Brand with a New Number from RingBoost

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., March 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GracePointe Church of the Nazarene in central Florida received a unique offering this month, as the team at RingBoost agreed to donate a custom phone number to the Lake Mary-based organization. With its unforgettable new number hooked up in no time, GracePointe is all set to take the church’s message to an increasingly large audience in the weeks and months to come.

Joshuacord Inc. Announces Fourth Annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run/Walk Nov. 19, 2016 Displaying Persecuted Ribbon for Support

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Joshuacord, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, Christian, nondenominational organization dedicated to raising awareness and providing support to the oppressed and persecuted Christians in the Middle East and Africa, will be hosting its fourth annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 in Tampa, Florida.

Syntax Creative Adds Children’s Music Arm of Steven Furtick’s Elevation Church

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Syntax Creative is pleased to announce a new deal with Elevation Church, which Outreach Magazine named in 2015 the 15th largest church in America. Pastored by Steven Furtick, the multi-site church with 20,000 weekly attendees calls over a dozen locations home, including its base in Matthews, North Carolina. Elevation Church will release its second Kids Worship album, ‘One In a Million,’ worldwide on April 29, which is available for pre-order now at iTunes, Amazon and Google Play.

2016 Alabama Book Festival display to feature the new fiction trilogy ‘The Pray-ers’ by Mark S Mirza

ATLANTA, Ga., April 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CTM Publishing’s display at the 2016 Alabama Book Festival will feature the new fiction trilogy ‘The Pray-ers’ by Mark S Mirza. The 11th annual Alabama Book Festival will be held at Old Alabama Town in downtown Montgomery on Saturday, April 23, 2016. The Festival is the state’s premier literary event and attracts thousands of people from around the State and the Southeast.

New Cochise County School Opens Doors in Record Time after ‘Miraculous Launch’

BISBEE, Ariz., April 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new K-8 school has officially opened its doors in Bisbee after what school officials describe as a miraculous launch. Cochise SDA Christian School, a member of the Adventist Education network with over 7,200 schools worldwide serving more than 1.5 million students, is now enrolling for the 2016-2017 school year with plans to fill its new building scheduled for completion by early May.

Church Hosts 5th Annual FREE College Discussion Panel (GA) on Saturday, December 19, 2015, from 10 a.m. – Noon

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Turner Chapel AME Church Education Ministry (Marietta, Ga.), hosts its 5th Annual College Discussion Panel, on Saturday, December 19, 2015, from 10 a.m. – Noon. Appearing on the panel will be students representing 13 public, private, HBCU, community college, graduate school, law school, and medical school programs.

Unique Messengers Debuts New Album: Jesus is Coming

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Nov. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Committed to spreading the word of God, Unique Messengers recently debuted their first album, ‘Jesus is Coming,’ and is gearing up for an international tour next spring. The thought provoking album, delivers a fusion of styles that includes rhythm and blues, reggae, Soca and rap.

Church Hosts 6th Annual College Fair (GA) as part of role to close achievement gap and expand college access

MARIETTA, Ga., Oct. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Turner Chapel AME Church Education Ministry, hosts its 6th annual college fair, beginning with a pre-college fair workshop by author and education ministry leader, Mychal Wynn, based on his new book, ‘Show Me the Money: A Comprehensive Guide to Scholarships, Financial Aid, and Making the Right College Choice,’ from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. The college fair runs from Noon to 3 p.m., Oct. 24, and is FREE to the public.

Prayer Vigil Scheduled for Imprisoned American Citizen in Iran

OLD BRIDGE, N.J., Sept 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 100 million Christians are persecuted for their faith all over the world, making them one of the most persecuted religious groups on the planet, according to The Bridge Christian Radio. Iran is one of the top persecutors of Christians, and on Monday, September 28, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will address the United Nations, even as his government unlawfully holds and tortures Americans. In particular, for the past three years, Christian pastor Saeed Abedini has been imprisoned in Iran for his faith in Christ.

70-year Old Chicagoan to Cycle More Than 500 Miles in the Camino de Santiago Journey in Spain

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long-time Saint Robert Bellarmine parishioner and Jefferson Park resident, Jim Ryan, will cycle more than 500 miles in the Camino de Santiago journey to honor and raise funds for the vibrant Saint Robert Bellarmine parish and school community. At 70 years of age, Jim will embark on this historical pilgrimage to the Camino de Santiago in Spain (also known as The Way of St. James) from Sept. 21 – Oct. 15, 2015. He is naming his ride the San Roberto Belarmino journey.

Joshuacord Announces Third annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run-Walk Nov. 14, 2015 displaying the persecuted ribbon for support

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Joshuacord Inc. announces its Third annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run/Walk for November 14, 2015 and displaying the persecuted ribbon for support. Joshuacord is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization.

Want your children to thrive and become goal-setting high achievers? Tune in to the Lads to Leaders documentary

SAINT CLOUD, Fla., April 22, 2015 (SEND2PRES NEWSWIRE) — Lads to Leaders (L2L) invites parents and their children to watch ‘The Best Kept Secret’ and learn how they can become involved in the best training program in America. A documentary was produced about the program and the founder Dr. Jack Zorn. It will be shown nationally this Saturday April 25, 2015, on Dish channel 266.

Inspirational Trilogy Illustrates What Awaits in Heaven

BUFFALO LAKE, Minn., April 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Daniel Leske is the author and illustrator of the trilogy, ‘The Joy of Heaven’ (ISBN: 978-1597553759; Book 1), an inspirational series of creatively illustrated books that are filled with words and images of how heaven was revealed to him by God.

Philippines Will Host Biggest Crowd in World History on January 18

MANILA, Philippines, Jan. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The biggest gathering of human beings ever recorded will take place this January 18, 2015, when Pope Francis celebrates an outdoor Mass in central Manila, according to the World Mind Network.

Anne Kerry Swank Angel Art is in the Vatican

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artist Anne Kerry Swank’s limited edition Angel watercolor photographs series now hangs in the Vatican, Rome, after a twenty-year journey of the artist that began with a morning prayer to God and Divine Inspiration.

Fire Department and Church Form Partnership to Focus on Safety and Training

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bible Life Church is donating three mobile homes on its property to the East Naples/Golden Gate Fire Control and Rescue District. It’s a win-win partnership and the fire department has already used the trailers for smoke drills, confined space training and cross-training paramedics with Collier EMS.

Gwinnett Choral Guild Debuts New Mass to North America

GWINNETT, Ga., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gwinnett Choral Guild (Guild) will present ‘A Diminished Mass’ by Scottish composer Alan A. Craig at Duluth First United Methodist Church on October 18, 2014. The performance places the traditional liturgical texts in a modern setting.

Take a Dip this Halloween at a Free Family Fun Night Hosted by Bible Life Church

NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bible Life Church is hosting a free family fun night on October 31, 2014 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at 8882 Collier Boulevard, Naples, FL. Putting a spin on the holiday, they are asking people to trade out their costumes for swimsuits instead. If people prefer costumes, that’s fine too, just nothing scary.

Joshuacord Inc. Announces Second Annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Joshuacord, a Christian, nondenominational organization, is hosting its second annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run. It’s scheduled to take place on Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. The race will start and finish at Al Lopez Park, 4810 N. Himes Ave., Tampa, FL.

Breakthroughs in Biblical Research Revealed in New Book

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Science Proving Creationism’ (ISBN: 9780961809850), by Professor Solomon Huriash, is the only book of its kind on the market that literally proves each and every verse of the Biblical story of creation is in sync with the teachings of modern science. A project like this has never been done before.

Baby Boomer Couple Spotlights Homeless through Music and Street Ministry

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SoulDirection1 announced this week the release of a new contemporary Christian album, ‘To the Least of These,’ a compilation of 13 songs they have written to inspire and uplift most anyone who is experiencing a difficult time in their lives or for the simple enjoyment of listening to good music.

Christ Church Cambridge Wins Historic Preservation Award

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cambridge Historical Commission has recognized the exterior restoration of Christ Church Cambridge, built in 1761, with a 2013 Historic Preservation Award. Charlie Allen Restorations, located at 91 River Street in Cambridge, oversaw the restoration. Frank Shirley was the project architect; Masterworks Painting painted the building.

The We Walk Tour 2013, ‘Step Out – The World Needs You’

BOZEMAN, Mont., April 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to GEMS Girls’ Clubs, ‘The World Needs Your Help.’ Everyday children in your neighborhood are going to bed hungry, enslaved to work countless hours, homeless because their dad lost his job, abandoned because their family cannot afford to care for them, sold into human trafficking, etc. The world needs the love of Christ – the world needs you!

Sikh Community from Jersey City Coming Together to Feed More Than 2,000 at Local Area Homeless Shelters Dec. 1

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Nov. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Nanak Naam Jahaj Gurudwara, the Sikh community of Jersey City will be providing over 2,000 individuals at local area homeless shelters with hot meals, snacks, and fruits on Saturday, December 1, 2012.

Share-A-Thon Touted as Largest Event in Maricopa Community History

LAVEEN, Ariz., Nov. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Share-A-Thon sponsored by Maricopa Village Christian School, Natives with a Mission (NWAM), and local churches including Litchfield Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, is being promoted as the largest event in the history of Maricopa Village; a small and obscure tribal community nestled at the foot of the Estrella Mountains.

Sikh Community Shooting in Milwaukee Not Racially Motivated

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Statement regarding shooting at Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin: Several people have been injured in a shooting incident. The Sikh community in the United States has been active citizens since the late 1800’s in the USA. Sikhism is a monotheistic faith that requires them to wear a turban and one of the youngest religions in the world. ‘The incident in Milwaukee has been a shock, we are concerned about the victims and their families. We understand that this was a ‘random’ act and not one motivate by race. So, we are asking for the support from the greater community for their prayers for the victims and their families,’ said Amarjit Singh from the Illinois Sikh Community Center.

California Public School Children May Attend Bible Classes for One Hour a Week During the School Day!

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — You can be involved by attending the Annual California Released Time State Conference on August 4, 2012 at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa. 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. with closing banquet to follow at 5:30 p.m. The event is co-Hosted by Santa Ana and Fullerton Released Time Programs.

Everyday Center for Spiritual Living (ECSL) is Hosting its First OPEN HOUSE and Holistic Business Showcase

SANTA FE, N.M., July 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Everyday Center for Spiritual Living (ECSL) is hosting its first OPEN HOUSE and Holistic Business Showcase on July 14, 2012 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This amazing event called ‘ECSL Alive!’ will feature: live music, free food, lots of fun, surprises and prizes, activities, and vendor booths representing our local businesses and organizations. Come see what we are all about. We want to get to know you better.

Catholic Online Selects Mobile Politics: The Most Powerful Political Tool Since The Ballot

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Catholic Online is announcing their adoption of the new Mobile Politics application for the iPhone to share the social message of the Church. Mobile Politics is being touted as ‘the most powerful tool in politics since the invention of the ballot.’