Religion and Churches News

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


Episcopal Diocese of New York receives $1 Million from Lilly Endowment to launch ‘Episcopal Futures: An Initiative for Collaborative Transformation’

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Episcopal Diocese of New York is pleased to announce that it has received a grant of $1 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish “Episcopal Futures: An Initiative for Collaborative Transformation.”

Christ Lutheran Church Launches Updated Website to Increase Accessibility

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christ Lutheran Church, located in Santa Clarita, California, has launched an updated website to increase their reach and accessibility in the community while adhering to social distancing guidelines.

Salathiel Records Releases Two New Singles by Worship Artist Bill Moss, Jr.

DETROIT, Mich., Aug. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Salathiel Records is saturating the market with two new dynamic releases by Billboard charting artist and worship leader Bill Moss Jr., “Testimony of Praise” and “Brand New Day.” Both new singles are available now on all digital music outlets.

Labouré Announces its First-ever Virtual Gala, an Evening of Joy, Hope, and Inspiration in Celebration of New Catholic Vocations!

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., July 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — These are challenging times for the Catholic Church, says Labouré, but amidst declining vocation numbers, aging clergy and religious, and reduced church attendance due to COVID-19 restrictions, there are reasons for hope.

Danville Congregational Church Chosen Best Place of Worship by East Bay Times Reader’s Choice Awards

DANVILLE, Calif., June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Danville Congregational Church (DCC) today announced that it was named “Best Place of Worship” for 2020-2021 by the East Bay Times Reader’s Choice Awards. The church also received that honor from East Bay Times readers for 2019-2020. This latest recognition will appear in a supplement to be published with the Sunday, June 28 edition of the East Bay Times.

Interfaith Chaplains Training for the Work of Racial Justice

BERKELEY, Calif., June 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Responding to the recent murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Reverend Ineda Adesanya, CEO, announced that the Chaplaincy Institute (“ChI”) is committing to training student chaplains and equipping current chaplains with new tools for spiritual care of those harmed by injustice.

‘Real Power Today,’ led by Pastor Arnie Klann kicks off his 2020 Spiritual Warfare Retreats in Laguna Hills, CA

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., June 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pastor Arnie Klann, “Real Power Today” announced. Pastor Klann is thrilled to have the opportunity to kick off ministry “that speaks to the unusual and trying times of today, that can lead to strong spiritual interface.”

TryTank Experimental Lab launches ‘Dial-A-Priest’

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., April 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TryTank Experimental Lab is making Dial-A-Priest available to hospitals around the country starting Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Dial-A-Priest is a free service that connects callers to an Episcopal clergyperson who can offer the “Ministration at the Time of Death” from the Book of Common Prayer by telephone to hospital patients.

Shincheonji Church of Jesus Accomplishment of 100,000 Graduates, Open Word Seminars, and A Leading Volunteer Organization all Across the World

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As we reign in the end of 2019, many are reflecting back to their achievements within this year. Without a doubt, this past year the religious realm has seen progressive developments however, none has made such achievements as Shincheonji Church of Jesus.

Christian Film Producers Target Audiences in Digital Spaces

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Christians in the Mirror,” a first-of-its-kind independent documentary produced by Joshuacord, Inc. and In Altum Productions, takes a hard look at how America and the West have not been very involved in the global persecution of Christians. The producers say they’re creating a social media marketing plan for this indie film that interviews Christians from the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Shincheonji church of Jesus Graduates 100,000 Students Worldwide

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On November 10, 2019, Shincheonji church of Jesus, the Temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony held one of the world’s largest graduation with the count of 103,764 graduates. In addition to the 100,000 graduates in South Korea, it was also held simultaneously around the world from school locations in Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the United States.

First Faith and Family Film Musical ‘A Week Away’ to Release In 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Producers Steve Barnett, Gabriel Vasquez, and Alan Powell, and Executive Producer Corby Pons, announce the start of principal photography on the inspiring original musical “A WEEK AWAY” scheduled for nationwide theatrical release in 2020.

Pyramid Press Announces ‘And What is Hell’ – A True Story of Christian Faith and Freedom Exposing the Dark Secrets at Patton State Mental Hospital

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “And What is Hell – A True Story: Exposing The Dark Secrets Of ‘The Insane Asylum'” was released today in its second printing (ISBN: 978-0989901765). This compelling true story is all about religious freedom and Christian faith.

Teachers and Staff at Dayspring Receive a Back to School Gift: The Opportunity to Reverse Chronic Disease

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EHOP Health, a chronic disease reversal company headquartered in the Triangle region, recently implemented their Journey 2 Health(TM) program at Dayspring Christian Academy. Dayspring, which educates students from kindergarten through high school, wanted to offer additional support to their team.

African Methodist Episcopal Church Installs New Senior Bishop

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On June 26, during the AME Church’s Annual Council of Bishops and General Board Meeting Worship Service, at the Birmingham-Jefferson County Convention Center in Birmingham, Alabama, the Right Reverend Adam Jefferson Richardson, Jr. was installed as the Senior Bishop of the AME Church.

Documentary Debut Recounts Stories of Religious Persecution, Courage and Hope

WASHINGTON D.C., May 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Christians in the Mirror: Stories of Courage and Faith in the Face of Persecution From Syria, Iraq, India, Sudan and Egypt” will premiere Monday, June 10 at the Miracle Theatre in Washington D.C. from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Joshuacord, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is honored to share with the community this one-of-a-kind film that reveals the intense suffering of persecuted Christians in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

Hand Up Network Launches in East Texas to Serve Those in Need of a New Season in Life

TYLER, Texas, April 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hand Up Network, an East Texas based 501(c)(3) non-profit, today unveiled a catalog of Programs, Services, and Response Teams to bring long-term focus to people in need within our own communities.

Four Awesome Days of Free Summer Fun at the 2019 Tri-County Fair

ROCKAWAY, N.J., April 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mark your calendars now for the 7th Annual Tri-County Fair! June 13 through June 16: treat your family to wholesome entertainment at the Tri-County Fair. With all-new heart-pounding rides, carnival games, free family entertainment, great food, and much more. Admission and parking are free and it’s happening on the campus of Christ Church in Rockaway, New Jersey.

San Francisco and San Jose Human Rights Association for Forced Conversion, Held One Year Memorial

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the Human Rights Association for Forced Conversion (HAC), Northern California Branch, on December 30th, Ms. Gu Ji-in, a 25 year old women was found dead at a lodging in Hwasun; a victim of a coercive conversion program. The Hwasun Police Department confirmed an investigation and the woman’s parents were questioned about their involvement in the confinement and death of their daughter.

Amitabha Buddha’s Holy Birthday Dharma Assembly Held by True Buddha Dharma Center at Bao Ta Si Temple

COVINA, Calif., Nov. 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Amitabha Buddha is the Lord of Buddhism of the Western World of the Utmost Bliss, says True Buddha Dharma Center. According to the “Amitabha Sutra Expounded by the Buddha,” this Buddha emits light that is unmeasurable and has a life that is unmeasurable. It is for those reasons, He is called the Amitabha Buddha.

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.

2017 Religious Freedom Run and Walk in advance of Christian Documentary Release

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — President John F. Kennedy quoted the Irish statesman Edmund Burke when he said, “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” Joshuacord, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is taking those words to heart by combatting a widespread and devastating form of evil – the ruthless persecution of faithful Christians – by holding the fifth annual Joshua 1:9 Freedom Run at 8 a.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2017, to bring awareness to the plight of persecuted Christians and raise money to support the persecuted church.

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.