Roundup: Stewards program, social media and worship, Easter resources, gay unions

Roundup: Stewards program, social media and worship, Easter resources, gay unions

Apply now: WCC Stewards Program 2012

Young Christians from around the world are invited to apply to the WCC Stewards Program for a hands-on learning experience at the WCC Central Committee meeting, August 23 –  September 7 2012, in Crete, Greece. Applicants must be between the age of 18-30 years.

Worship 2.0

Mobile social media are increasingly the media through which people conduct their religious lives. This has major implications for bricks-and-mortar places of worship – and for institutional religious authority.

Easter is love

Easter is love is the theme of the Queensland Synod’s 2012 Easter postcard campaign: high-quality, low-cost resources for Easter outreach in local communities. The back of the card will say “Share it!” and have a space for congregations to put their Easter service and event times.

Minister happy to consecrate gay unions

Wollongong Uniting Church minister the Rev. Rex Graham supports same-sex marriage but says other churches should not be forced to marry couples if it goes against their conscience.

Washington legalises gay marriage

In an emotional ceremony on February 13 Governor Chris Gregoire signed legislation that makes Washington the seventh US state to legalise gay marriage.

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