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Methodists nominate 3 openly gay candidates for bishop

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(RNS) At its quadrennial meeting last month, the United Methodist Church decided not to take up contentious LGBT issues. But that’s not stopping its regional conferences from making decisions on their own. Two U.S. jurisdictions will consider three...

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A multifaith crowd packs soap and toothpaste for Syrian refugees
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(RNS) The call went out for 600 volunteers to make care packages for Syrian refugees. Nearly 1,000 Muslims, Sikhs, Jews, Buddhists, Christians and...

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How some abortion opponents get ‘pro-life’ radically right
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(RNS) In this time of social and political polarization, we should remind ourselves of something that unites us: abortion. Abortion is divisive when the...

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God? Meaning of life? Many Americans don’t seek them in church
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(RNS) The “seekers” have left the church — if they ever came. LifeWay Research has taken a close look at what might draw them in, zeroing in on people...

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Where was the Church of England on Brexit?
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The answer is: pretty much nowhere. On vacation in Cornwall a week before the vote, we stopped in at St. Winwallow Church, named for an ancient Celtic...

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Evangelicals and refugees: Care first, conversion maybe later
0 Mon, Jun 27, 2016

(RNS) Ask Wah Nay Htoo how an evangelical church helped her refugee family after they arrived in Colorado and her list is long. “Oh my goodness,...

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Philippines’ president-elect takes on Catholic Church over contraception
0 Mon, Jun 27, 2016

(RNS) The Philippines’ new president is on a collision course with the Roman Catholic Church, over his plans to promote contraception in a bid to tackle...

City reviewing policy after pastor told he cannot advertise Jesus on Colorado Springs bus benches
By: Jake Allen - 0 Yesterday

The city of Colorado Springs said Monday it is reviewing the advertising policies of Mountain Metro Transit after a local pastor was told his...

Colorado Springs pastor set for final sermon after 48 years
By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Sun, Jun 26, 2016

The numbers alone are staggering: 1,314 baptisms, 539 weddings, 596 memorial services and more than 7,000 sermons; almost 50,000 home and hospital...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting June 26, 2016
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SUNDAY

Yumiko Fitzgibbons - 2 p.m., Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 4125 Constitution...

Israeli archaeologists rush to dig at Cave of Skulls before looters take everything
By: - 0 Sun, Jun 26, 2016

NAHAL TZE'ELEM, Israel - Amir Ganor is an Israeli cop, but not the kind who chases car thieves or bank robbers. Ganor is a Jewish Indiana Jones, an...

Animal activists dragged off stage during Dalai Lama lecture at CU Boulder
By: Tiffany Ditto - 0 Fri, Jun 24, 2016

Animal activists were dragged off stage Thursday as they interrupted the Dalai Lama's lecture at the University of Colorado-Boulder.

The...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting June 19, 2016
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WEDNESDAY

Summer Concerts- With Acme Bluegrass Band, 6-7:30 p.m., The Glen at Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake...

Local pastors on their fathers, fatherhood
By: Jen Mulson - 0 Sun, Jun 19, 2016

We've all got one - a father. - Some hold our hands until we leave the nest, and others let us fly the coop with just some downy fuzz. Good or bad,...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting June 12, 2016
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"Little Women" - Presented by Tin Roof Productions, 2 p.m., First United Methodist church, 420...

Ten unholy reasons I take my toddlers to church
By: - 0 Sun, Jun 12, 2016

Some parents say that getting small children out of the house only to go to a stuffy, preachy church service isn't worth the effort. But as a mom of...

Colorado Springs priest leaves behind thriving congregation
By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Sun, Jun 12, 2016

The Rev. Paul Wicker shepherds a diverse flock at Holy Apostles Catholic Church, where the 2,500 member families include those with roots in Samoa,...

Saudi cleric: You may not take selfies with cats
By: - 0 Sun, Jun 5, 2016

Cats might not quite have taken over the internet and our smartphones, but they're definitely starring characters. Apparently that's increasingly...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting June 5, 2016
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Flying W Wranglers - To benefit Women Partnering, 2-3:30 p.m., Mount St. Francis Auditorium,...

James McMearn, longtime Colorado Springs pastor, civil rights leader dies
By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, May 31, 2016

Elizabeth McMearn described her father as "a really strong pillar in the community." She said he was loving, community-oriented, family-oriented and...

Colorado Springs police honor chaplains for calm guidance during tough times
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Tue, May 31, 2016

In his early years as a policeman, Pete Carey dreaded one thing about his job: telling a family their loved one died.

He felt better when a...