Christianity

Lawrence Chinese Evangelical Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 October 2006.

Phone: 785-842-2343
Email: liji@ku.edu
Website: http://www.lcec.org

Description

Lawrence Chinese Evangelical Church meets at Lawrence Free Methodist Church, which occupies a large building in southwest Lawrence. The building has a striking large white steeple and is made of red brick in the colonial style.

History

The...
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Ninth Street Missionary Baptist Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 4 December 2012.

Phone: 785-843-6472
Website: http://nsmbclk.org/

History

The Ninth Street Missionary Baptist Church originated in 1855 when the New England Immigrant Aid Society assembled and organized the Second Missionary Baptist Mission in Lawrence, Kansas. This date makes the church only one year younger than the City of Lawrence. The congregation originally held its meetings on the second floor of the Green Brothers’ Hardware store. It then... Read more about Ninth Street Missionary Baptist Church

Saints Peter and Paul Antiochian Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 June 2004.

Phone: 785-354-7718
Email: michaelmak@aol.com
Website: http://www.peterandpaul.net

History

The congregation originated from a nondenominational group of Christians who were studying church history and the history of liturgy. They began incorporating historic liturgies into their worship. Eventually, they felt the need to affiliate with a traditional Christian body. Some became Roman...
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Hotels Offering Variety of Holy Books

July 10, 2003

Source: USA Today

http://www.usatoday.com/travel/vacations/destinations/2003/2003-07-11-bibles.htm

On July 10, 2003 USA Today reported that "bucking a ubiquitous hotel industry tradition that dates back to 1908, the Borgata has nixed in-room Bibles in favor of stocking its lobby library with loaner editions of the Gideon Bible and 12 other religious texts, from Jehovah the First Godfather to the Bhagavad-Gita... And as the beleaguered hotel...

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The Institute of Religion (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 June 2004.

Phone: 785-843-7755
Email: alnjpenrod@juno.com

History

The Institute of Religion, a ministry of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS), serves students, faculty, and staff at Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU). HINU is a nationally-known school for Native Americans. The Institute began in 1955, which makes it the oldest LDS institute or ward in Lawrence. Spencer W. Kimball,...
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Massachusetts Synagogue Donates Furnishings to Baptist Church

July 9, 2003

Source: The Daily News Tribune

http://www.dailynewstribune.com/news/local_regional/newt_interfaith07092003.htm

On July 9, 2003 The Daily News Tribune reported that "highlighting the often unseen Hub interfaith cooperation, a Newton [MA] synagogue, undergoing a $2 million overhaul, recently donated its old furnishings to a Brockton Baptist church... As Temple Reyim began undergoing a major facelift, synagogue officials donated pews, an organ...

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Interfaith Dinner for N.C. Muslims, Christians, and Public Officials

July 9, 2003

Source: CAIR

http://www.cair-net.org/

On July 9, 2003 CAIR issued a press release stating that "on Friday, July 11, Muslims, Christians and public officials in Charlotte, N.C., will gather for an interfaith dinner designed to promote tolerance among people of all faiths and to counter planned protests at local mosques by an extremist group... 'The goal of this interfaith event is to acknowledge and welcome the diversity present in Charlotte, and to forge positive relationships with members of the...

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Community Leaders Ride Bus to D.C. for Immigrant Rights

July 8, 2003

Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/129926_freedom08.html

On July 8, 2003 the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported that "an unprecedented coalition of immigrant rights advocates, community groups and labor unionists plans to get on the bus in Seattle and nine other cities this fall and take their cause to the nation's heartland and on to Washington, D.C.... The 'Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride,' is intended to highlight U.S....

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Labeling the United States: From Judeo-Christian to Abrahamic

July 7, 2003

Source: The Columbus Dispatch

http://www.dispatch.com/news/religion/faith-story.php?story=dispatch/2003/07/04/20030704-03901.html

On July 7, 2003 The Columbus Dispatch reported that "even though the United States is a nation of many religions, its image to the world is defined greatly by two — Judaism and Christianity — and its value system has come to be called 'Judeo-Christian...' Recently, American Muslims have begun to...

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Retreat Centers in the Virginia Area

July 6, 2003

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A2263-2003Jul3.html

On July 6, 2003 The Washington Post reported that "the 1,000-acre Satchidananda Ashram-Yogaville on the James River in Buckingham, Va., schedules yoga classes, group meditations, vegetarian meals, and 10-day silent retreats several times a year. The nondenominational Mountain Light Retreat Center in Crozet, Va., specializes in Zen-based meditation. And the...

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