Christianity

Editorial: Separation of Church and State

May 24, 2003

Source: The American Prospect

http://www.prospect.org/print/V14/6/mooney-c.html

On May 24, 2003 The American Prospect published an editorial by Chris Mooney stating that "though not originally the favored candidate of the religious right -- John Ashcroft was -- Bush has played the part well. Virtually his first presidential act was to proclaim a National Day of Prayer and Thanksgiving; soon he appointed Ashcroft to serve as attorney general. Since then the stream of...

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Christians, Muslims, and Jews Come Together for "Celebration of Abraham"

May 24, 2003

Source: Lodi News-Sentinel

On May 24, 2003 the Lodi News-Sentinel reported that "the Celebration of Abraham, a movement that started a year ago among several religious leaders and lay people in the Lodi area to spread cultural respect and world peace, has spread to Stockton and other Northern California communities... Last year's celebration was held before a packed house at the Lodi Boys and Girls Club in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 tragedy. The event focused on the common belief in the patriarch Abraham and his sons, Isaac and Ishmael, among the...

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Harrisburg Chinese Alliance Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 717-541-1141
Email: harrisburgcac@yahoo.com
Website: http://home.earthlink.net/~harrisburgcac

Activities and Schedule

Sundays:
Worship: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sunday School/Bible Study: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Lunch: 12:30 p.m. B 1:30 p.m.
Weekdays: Evening Bible Studies at various locations in the greater Harrisburg area (...
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First Baptist Church of Garden Lakes

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 623-936-7148
Email: fbcgl@earthlink.com
Website: http://www.fbcgardenlakes.org
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History

The First Baptist Church of Garden Lakes has its origins in the small, largely rural community of Cashion (in the northwest Valley) in 1953. At the start, the church consisted of nine members -- today, fifty years later, church membership is over 900....
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Alleluia Lutheran Student Ministry

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 480-894-2610
Email: alleluia@asu.edu
Website: http://www.azalleluia.com
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Overview

The Alleluia Lutheran Student Ministry, located just west of the Arizona State University (ASU) campus in Tempe, is a small religious community that primarily serves ASU and local community college students. Reaching college students -- often-times considered...
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Interfaith Partnership to Host Refugee Resettlement Programs

May 23, 2003

Source: The Tampa Tribune

http://tampatrib.com/floridametronews/MGAK80MK1GD.html

On May 23, 2003 The Tampa Tribune reported that "the Sudanese family's arrival in Tampa [FL] late Wednesday marks a milestone for faith groups that help refugees settle here. For the first time, Christians and Muslims have formed a partnership to sponsor the newcomers... 'It's a true interfaith project,' says Danielle Kearney, director of the refugee resettlement program for Lutheran...

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St. Katherine Greek Orthodox

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 480-899-3330
Website: http://www.st-katherine.org
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History

Before the present church was built, Greek Orthodox worshippers in the rapidly-growing east Valley community of Chandler leased a room at a local elementary school for their Sunday services. In the late 1970s a number of first, second and third generation Greek-Americans, along with an...
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Emmanuel Spanish United Methodist Church (Iglesia Metodista Unida Emmanuel)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Contact Information

Address: 912 South 21st Street, Harrisburg, PA 17104

Activities and Schedule

Sunday school and services are held every Sunday, beginning at 10:45 a.m. and lasting until approximately 2:00 p.m. Bible Study and Youth Night are held on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.
Children are very important to the congregation. In addition to Bible study...
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All Saints Catholic Newman Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 480-967-7823
Website: http://www.newman-asu.org
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History

The oldest church in the Phoenix area is Saint Mary's Church/ Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, located now with the All Saints Catholic Newman Center in Tempe. In February, 2003, the community celebrated its centennial.
The original brick church was...
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Community of Joy

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 623-561-0500
Website: http://www.joyonline.org
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History

The Community of Joy is one the fastest growing churches in the entire nation, expanding from 200 members in 1978 to over 10,000 today. Started in Glendale in 1974, the church moved to its current 127 acre site in 1996. Noted for its innovative prayer and worship services, this "mega-church" has...
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Florida Muslims and Christians Unite to Encourage Dialogue

May 23, 2003

Source: St. Petersburg Times

On May 23, 2003 the St. Petersburg Times reported that "The Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-FL) and the Florida Council of Churches (FCC) announced a statewide partnership Thursday to encourage dialogue between Christians and Muslims... The FCC and CAIR-FL will host public dialogues around the state beginning Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Christ Our Redeemer Lutheran Church... A panel of speakers from different faiths will share their perspectives and answer questions. The sessions are intended to...

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St. Ignatius of Antioch

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 480-892-6224
Website: http://www.saintig.org
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History

The Saint Ignatius of Antioch Mission began in the east Valley city of Gilbert in 1998 when four Episcopalian families converted to Orthodox Christianity. They joined with a handful of other Phoenix-based converts to Orthodoxy to create their own worship community. Most members (approximately 70%)...
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Washington Muslim Leader Brings Together Interfaith Group

May 22, 2003

Source: King County Journal

http://www.kingcountyjournal.com/sited/story/html/131638

On May 22, 2003 the King County Journal reported that "against a background of war and terrorism, Jawad Khaki stepped into the spotlight... Already a leader in an Eastside [WA] Shi'ite Muslim community, Khaki felt the need to educate people of other faiths about the peaceful side of Islam... As part of his outreach, Khaki brought his community, the Ithnasheri Muslim Association of...

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Allison Park Assembly of God Expansion Plans Meet Resistance from Neighbors

May 22, 2003

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

On May 22, 2003 the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that "Allison Park Assembly of God wants to expand. Some of its neighbors aren't pleased... Residents packed Hampton council's agenda meeting May 14 for a public hearing on the Duncan Avenue church's conditional use application... The church bought a vacant lot east of its complex with plans to expand its sanctuary to 1,000 seats from 452 and expand its fellowship area, children's ministry area and parking lot... The original facility was built with approval as a...

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