Christianity

Ecumenical Women 2000+

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 24 June 2005.

Phone: 212-697-4568
Email: unoffice@presbyun.org
Website: http://www.ecumenicalwomenun.org http://ecumenicalwomen.org/
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Membership

Ecumenical Women 2000+ "is a coalition of denominations and ecumenical organizations at the United Nations who focus on the global intersection of religion and human rights with a gender perspective." The coalition works...
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Update: Troy Interfaith Group Plants Tree on City Hall Grounds

June 16, 2005

Source: The Detroit News

http://www.detnews.com/2005/oakland/0506/16/B04-217224.htm

On June 16, 2005 The Detroit News reported, "Bruce Dickmeyer, a member of the Troy Interfaith Group, wanted to do something out of the ordinary Sunday to celebrate Troy's 50th birthday. So Dickmeyer, administrator of the Bharatiya Temple in Troy, a Hindu house of worship, decided to plant a tree. The tree, representing the family tree of man, would be adorned with ribbons...

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Christian Journalist Advocates for Interfaith Education to "Promote Peace and Harmony"

June 16, 2005

Source: Worldwide Faith News

http://www.wfn.org/2005/06/msg00134.html

On June 16, 2005 the Worldwide Faith News reported, "How to teach religion in multifaith contexts is a growing concern for churches and religious communities everywhere. This interview presents a specific experience emerging from a multireligious context in Asia. 'Children from different religions can pray together in school,' says Usha Jesudasan, a journalist and writer from India, where Christians, Hindus,...

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Armenians Plan Church in "Melting Pot" of Scottsdale

June 15, 2005

Source: The Arizona Republic

http://www.azcentral.com/community/westvalley/articles/0615sr-armenianchurch13Z1.html

On June 15, 2005 The Arizona Republic reported, "The only Armenian church in Arizona has been holding its services, known as divine liturgy, in the same cultural center where it holds its non-religious functions. That will soon change. The church, at 8849 E. Cholla St., plans to build a main sanctuary, with groundbreaking...

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Tirzah: Ecumenical Young Adult Women

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 November 2014.

Contact Information

Address: National Council of Churches of Christ
Justice for Women
475 Riverside Dr., Suite 880 , New York, NY 10115
Email: lauraeeverett@yahoo.com

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History

Tirzah is a new ecumenical young adult women's group that was birthed out of the Justice for Women Working Group (JWWG) of the National Council of Churches of Christ in early 2003. Concerned with the lack...

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"Cold War" Among Religious Groups Said to be Ending As Groups Try to Find Common Ground

June 15, 2005

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/06/14/AR2005061401531.html

On June 15, 2005 The Washington Post reported, "After a year in which religion played a polarizing role in U.S. politics, many religious leaders are eager to demonstrate that faith can be a uniter, not just a divider. The buzzwords today in pulpits and seminaries are crossover, convergence, common cause and shared values....

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Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 2 August 2005.

Phone: 773-380-2730
Email: womnelca@elca.org
Website: http://www.womenoftheelca.org
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Mission

Women of the ELCA is the women's organization of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, with over 500,000 participants of all ages throughout the United States and the Caribbean. In 2001, Women of the ELCA underwent an organizational assessment, refining...
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Four-Day Meeting on Religious Tolerance to be Held in Dallas

June 15, 2005

Source: The Dallas Morning News

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/localnews/columnists/all/stories/061505dnmetwade.d900ce4.html

On June 15, 2005 The Dallas Morning News reported, "A Nigerian Yoruba priestess and two shamans – one an African Zulu spiritualist, the other an African-American spiritual healer – will add African and American black perspectives when more than 25 multiethnic...

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"Christian Churches Together in the USA" Group Gains Ground

June 15, 2005

Source: Yahoo! News

Wire Service: Reuters

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20050615/us_nm/religion_christians_dc

On June 15, 2005 Reuters reported, "A coalition that would for the first time unite the major Christian faiths in the United States is taking years to coalesce, but its organizers say that's a good sign and are not discouraged. One day the group could speak with a single voice on important issues in a country of 296...

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Justice for Women Working Group

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 6 October 2006.

Phone: 212-870-2421
Email: bgirtonm@ncccusa.org
Website: http://www.ncccusa.org/about/justicehome.html
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History

The Justice for Women Working Group (JWWG) of the National Council of Churches of Christ (NCC) was created over 25 years ago, and is now part of the Justice and Advocacy Commission, one of the NCC's five program commissions. The purpose of...
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Interreligious Dialogue Helpful for Minority Religions Facing Difficulties in Majority Culture

June 14, 2005

Source: The Christian Post

http://www.christianpost.com/article/church/2121/section/exploring.minorities.among.a.majority/1.htm

On June 14, 2005 The Christian Post reported, "Bishop Samuel Azariah, a Christian leader from the Protestant Church of Pakistan, lives in a minority community of Christians among a majority of Muslims. Dr Orhan Cicek is a Muslim scholar of Turkish origin living in Australia where Muslims are...

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Hard-Line Christians Enjoy Surprise Victory in Elections

June 14, 2005

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0614/p07s01-wome.html?s=hns

On June 14, 2005 The Christian Science Monitor reported, "Michel Aoun has gained a surprise victory in the key third stage of Lebanon's elections, delivering a blow to the anti-Syrian opposition's chances of forming a majority in the next parliament. Mr. Aoun won a clean sweep of seats in the Christian heartland north of Beirut in Sunday's polls, knocking aside...

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Moore at the Center of 10 Commandments Controversy, May Pose Problem for GOP

June 14, 2005

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/nation/washington/articles/2005/06/14/conservatives_popularity_may_be_problem_for_gop/

On June 14, 2005 The Boston Globe reported, "As Republican strategists weigh the party's prospects for 2006 and 2008, they are increasingly worried about a political confrontation with Roy S. Moore, the former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court who became a hero to...

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