Monthly Archives: June 2013

Theologians probe economic alternatives for common good

What sorts of changes can be made to render the present economic order more just? Are there religious roots or responses to the present economic structure and its recent crisis? Nine theologians met in Geneva 31 May and 1 June … Continue reading

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Award of Lombard Prize for theological essay on “paradise” marks World Environment Day

A Nigerian theology student has won the top honour for the 2013 Lombard Prize for his paper on how the biblical concept of “paradise” affects contemporary attitudes towards the earth’s human and natural resources. Victor Audu, a student at the … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the Planning & Scheduling Committee, June 2013

Tasked with looking at how Presbytery meetings run, in all aspects, the Planning Committee (Brenda Watt, Salesi Takau, Allan Buckingham, and Murray Speer) met in April to discuss possible changes to improve the meetings of Foothills Presbytery. Read/Download a PDF … Continue reading

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Churches Reach Out Through Video-Conferencing

A Thunder Bay church is using technology to reach out to parishioners in an era of declining congregations. Trinity United Church is using video conferencing technology to bring Sunday services to other communities and transmits its services from Pinegrove United … Continue reading

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