Roundup: Healing, close the gap, Braidwood 150, green pilgrimage network, gender inequity, same-sex unions, evangelical belief

Roundup: Healing, close the gap, Braidwood 150, green pilgrimage network, gender inequity, same-sex unions, evangelical belief

A month of health and healing in November

A series of Biblical meditations on gender, reproductive and sexual health is being launched by the World Council of Churches, inviting congregations and individual Christians to make November a month of reflection on health and healing.

Do you want to help ‘Close the Gap’ on Indigenous health?

Join the campaign to save the Cape Residential Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centre to help ensure a brighter future for all residents of the Cape and Gulf regions.

Uniting Church celebrates 150 years

Over the weekend of 29 and 30 October 2011 the Braidwood Uniting Church celebrated one hundred and fifty years of worship in the Church Building.

Green Pilgrimage Network launches with joy, hope, faith and practical plans

A ban on cars on pilgrimage routes; solar panels for cathedral roofs; provision of fresh clean, water for pilgrims, and the planting of thousands of trees around sacred sites – these are just some of the initiatives which the founder members of the Green Pilgrimage Network pledged to implement.

Challenging gender inequity in pursuit of women’s health

The Bible is filled with resources to challenge gender inequity and to show the ways in which gender inequity leads to illness and death.

Church of England vetoes services of blessing for same-sex couples

Places of worship can host civil partnership ceremonies from next month, but Anglican clergy will not be signing up.

Why evangelicals believe weird things

Secular America often laments the impact of evangelicals in politics, thinking their anti-intellectualism is inherent in evangelical Christianity. But as the community’s scholars demonstrate, it doesn’t have to be this way.

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