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For World Friendship Day, the Church of Scientology Shares the Key to Lasting Relationships

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Church of Scientology International extends an invitation to people of goodwill to join Scientology Churches and Missions in support of International Day of Friendship, a United Nations initiative that promotes “friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals” and seeks to “inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities.”

On Mandela Day, Scientology Churches Honor Madiba’s Legacy

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Protecting the most basic human right of all, the right to life, South Africa’s Scientology Volunteer Ministers continue to serve Mandela’s beloved country. Mandela Day commemorates the birthday of Nelson Mandela “in recognition of the former South African President’s contribution to the culture of peace and freedom.”

Free Online Scientology Courses in 18 Languages Can Help Mentors Equip Youth for Success

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For UN World Youth Skills Day, celebrated July 15, the Church of Scientology International provides skills training resources for mentors, nonprofits and community programs to help youth improve their ability to learn new skills and survive in today’s competitive and challenging world. These are available free of charge on the Scientology website at Scientology.org/courses.

SoulFest Returns to New Hampshire, Celebrating Faith Through Music – New England’s Premier Christian Music Festival, August 5-7, 2021

GILFORD, N.H., July 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Sound Concerts, Inc., a New England based promoter and festival producer, is hosting their 23rd annual Christian music festival, at the Best of NH award-winning Gunstock Mountain Resort. After canceling the 2020 festival due to the pandemic, thousands are ready to gather and celebrate through “Music, Love & Action.”

Celebrating Freedom and the Founding of the Church of Scientology in the Nation’s Capital July 4, 1955

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Established July 4, by Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard, the Founding Church of Scientology in Washington, D.C., holds a unique place in the history of the Scientology religion. It was inaugurated blocks from the White House and served as the first fully formed center of Scientology training and religious counseling.

Why the Church of Scientology and Scientologists Support Drug Prevention

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This weekend on International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, and throughout the year, the Church of Scientology International and Scientologists help youth make the self-determined decision to live drug-free. Why? Because drug prevention works. And it saves young lives.

Scientology Volunteer Ministers Honored for Their Help at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mexico Scientologists and their families were honored for their service to Catholic church officials and parishioners with a special Mass at the Iglesia Santa Maria de Guadalupe Capuchinas, part of the complex of the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City.

Scientology Volunteer Ministers: Help to an Island in Need

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For 16 days, a team of Scientology Volunteer Ministers from Florida, arranged by the Freewinds, the Church of Scientology religious retreat, came to the aid of the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Amazon Prime Removes Indie Film About Global Persecution of Christians

TAMPA, Fla., June 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For nearly two years, the indie documentary, “Christians in the Mirror,” produced by Joshuacord, Inc. and In Altum Productions, streamed on Amazon Prime before it was removed without warning or explanation. Its producers want to know why.

‘Restore Our Earth’ is the Theme of Earth Day 2021 and the Passion and Way of Life of Scientologist Peter Vajda

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientology Network’s “Meet a Scientologist” television series celebrates the work of agricultural engineer Peter Vajda, the Church of Scientology International announced today. For Vajda, this year’s Earth Day theme, “Restore Our Earth,” is a passion and way of life as it focuses attention on regenerating the world’s ecosystems through natural processes, emerging green technologies and innovative thinking.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes Selects Sports Connect to Advance the Growth of Faith-Based Athletics

PLANO, Texas, March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stack Sports today announced that the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) – an organization dedicated to helping athletes unite their two passions, faith, and athletics, to impact the world for Jesus Christ – has selected Sports Connect, powered by Stack Sports, to provide its organization with real-time membership insights, better communications tools and an enhanced registration process for local clubs and leagues.

New Book Helps People to Deal with Loss During the Pandemic

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Jan. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Gina Marie Mordecki’s daughter was raped and murdered, she prayed that her death would not be in vain. Her new book, “God’s Amazing Intimacy in Grief” (ISBN: 979-8578563751), is the answer to that prayer. Mordecki’s book is written to help heal the hearts of others who have experienced the tragic loss of a loved one.

Four Thousand Recovered Members of Shincheonji Church of Jesus Donate Plasma for the Third Time to Combat COVID-19

DAEGU, South Korea, Nov. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 4,000 members from Shincheonji Church of Jesus are planned to participate in the group’s third plasma donation drive, starting from November 16, 2020. Shincheonji Church of Jesus (SCJ), is an organization established in South Korea with branches across the globe.

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.