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LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- On International Day of Peace, September 21, a full day of programming on the Scientology Network showcases solutions to create a more peaceful world. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights calls on those who cherish freedom to "strive by teaching and education to promote respect for these rights and freedoms."
NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The sheer scope and inhumanity of the World Trade Center attack united Scientologists around the world to do everything in their power to create a better world, beginning that very day with New York Scientologists in their signature bright yellow Volunteer Ministers T-shirts immediately heading downtown.
Church of Scientology International Honors Those Who Served After the 9/11 Terror Attacks on 20th Anniversary
NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York. The Church of Scientology International honors the rescue workers and the Scientology Volunteer Ministers who served them. The unsung heroes who responded to the attacks at Ground Zero 20 years ago on September 11 brought hope and renewed belief at a time when an affirmation of the basic goodness of Mankind was sorely needed.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- On International Overdose Awareness Day, a full day of drug-prevention programming on the Scientology Network provides solutions at the grassroots level. The Church of Scientology International invites parents, educators and civic and community leaders wishing to make a difference about the drug overdose crisis to see how leaders in the field of drug prevention are making an impact on this urgent issue.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- With the CDC reporting overdose deaths up 30 percent in 2020, the Church of Scientology International reaches out with vital information anyone may use to take effective action at home and in their communities. Effective drug education is more urgent now than ever. Because the best time to end drug abuse is before it begins.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- World Humanitarian Day, August 19, "recognizes the efforts of aid workers who put their lives on the line to help affected people during times of global crisis." With the number and severity of natural disasters escalating and a pandemic that continues to surge, World Humanitarian Day takes on entirely new dimensions. The Church of Scientology International extends thanks to numerous orgs.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Church of Scientology has long sponsored programs for the betterment of their communities and the world at large. These focus on eradicating social ills: from drug abuse and addiction to rampant violation of human rights and the lack of a moral compass that breeds corruption and crime.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Scientologists across America took a stand against drug abuse and crime August 3 by joining local law enforcement and nonprofit organizations to make National Night Out 2021 special for their communities. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and raises awareness about crime and drug prevention.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Church of Scientology International extends an invitation to people of goodwill to join Scientology Churches and Missions in support of International Day of Friendship, a United Nations initiative that promotes "friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals" and seeks to "inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities."
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Protecting the most basic human right of all, the right to life, South Africa's Scientology Volunteer Ministers continue to serve Mandela's beloved country. Mandela Day commemorates the birthday of Nelson Mandela "in recognition of the former South African President's contribution to the culture of peace and freedom."
2021 UN World Youth Skills Day: Free Online Courses in 18 Languages Can Help Mentors Equip Youth for Success
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- For UN World Youth Skills Day, celebrated July 15, the Church of Scientology International provides skills training resources for mentors, nonprofits and community programs to help youth improve their ability to learn new skills and survive in today's competitive and challenging world. These are available free of charge on the Scientology website at Scientology.org/courses.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Established July 4, by Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard, the Founding Church of Scientology in Washington, D.C., holds a unique place in the history of the Scientology religion. It was inaugurated blocks from the White House and served as the first fully formed center of Scientology training and religious counseling.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- This weekend on International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, and throughout the year, the Church of Scientology International and Scientologists help youth make the self-determined decision to live drug-free. Why? Because drug prevention works. And it saves young lives.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Mexico Scientologists and their families were honored for their service to Catholic church officials and parishioners with a special Mass at the Iglesia Santa Maria de Guadalupe Capuchinas, part of the complex of the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- For 16 days, a team of Scientology Volunteer Ministers from Florida, arranged by the Freewinds, the Church of Scientology religious retreat, came to the aid of the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Scientology Network’s ‘Meet a Scientologist’ television series celebrates the work of agricultural engineer Peter Vajda
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Scientology Network's "Meet a Scientologist" television series celebrates the work of agricultural engineer Peter Vajda, the Church of Scientology International announced today. For Vajda, this year's Earth Day theme, "Restore Our Earth," is a passion and way of life as it focuses attention on regenerating the world's ecosystems through natural processes, emerging green technologies and innovative thinking.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Selects Sports Connect from STACK SPORTS to Advance Faith-Based Athletics
PLANO, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Stack Sports today announced that the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) - an organization dedicated to helping athletes unite their two passions, faith, and athletics, to impact the world for Jesus Christ - has selected Sports Connect, powered by Stack Sports, to provide its organization with real-time membership insights, better communications tools and an enhanced registration process for local clubs and leagues.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Jan. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Gina Marie Mordecki's daughter was raped and murdered, she prayed that her death would not be in vain. Her new book, "God's Amazing Intimacy in Grief" (ISBN: 979-8578563751), is the answer to that prayer. Mordecki's book is written to help heal the hearts of others who have experienced the tragic loss of a loved one.
4,000 ‘Recovered’ Members of Shincheonji Church of Jesus Donate Plasma for the Third Time to Combat COVID-19
DAEGU, South Korea, Nov. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 4,000 members from Shincheonji Church of Jesus are planned to participate in the group's third plasma donation drive, starting from November 16, 2020. Shincheonji Church of Jesus (SCJ), is an organization established in South Korea with branches across the globe.
Episcopal Diocese of NY receives $1M from Lilly Endowment to launch ‘Episcopal Futures: An Initiative for Collaborative Transformation’
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Episcopal Diocese of New York is pleased to announce that it has received a grant of $1 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish "Episcopal Futures: An Initiative for Collaborative Transformation."
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Christ Lutheran Church, located in Santa Clarita, California, has launched an updated website to increase their reach and accessibility in the community while adhering to social distancing guidelines.
DETROIT, Mich., Aug. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Salathiel Records is saturating the market with two new dynamic releases by Billboard charting artist and worship leader Bill Moss Jr., "Testimony of Praise" and "Brand New Day." Both new singles are available now on all digital music outlets.
Labouré Society Announces its First-ever Virtual Gala, an Evening of Joy, Hope, and Inspiration Celebrating New Catholic Vocations
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., July 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- These are challenging times for the Catholic Church, says Labouré, but amidst declining vocation numbers, aging clergy and religious, and reduced church attendance due to COVID-19 restrictions, there are reasons for hope.
Danville Congregational Church in Calif. Chosen Best Place of Worship by East Bay Times Reader’s Choice Awards
DANVILLE, Calif., June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Danville Congregational Church (DCC) today announced that it was named "Best Place of Worship" for 2020-2021 by the East Bay Times Reader's Choice Awards. The church also received that honor from East Bay Times readers for 2019-2020. This latest recognition will appear in a supplement to be published with the Sunday, June 28 edition of the East Bay Times.
BERKELEY, Calif., June 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Responding to the recent murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Reverend Ineda Adesanya, CEO, announced that the Chaplaincy Institute ("ChI") is committing to training student chaplains and equipping current chaplains with new tools for spiritual care of those harmed by injustice.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., June 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pastor Arnie Klann, "Real Power Today" announced. Pastor Klann is thrilled to have the opportunity to kick off ministry "that speaks to the unusual and trying times of today, that can lead to strong spiritual interface."
PALM SPRINGS, Calif., April 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TryTank Experimental Lab is making Dial-A-Priest available to hospitals around the country starting Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Dial-A-Priest is a free service that connects callers to an Episcopal clergyperson who can offer the "Ministration at the Time of Death" from the Book of Common Prayer by telephone to hospital patients.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As we reign in the end of 2019, many are reflecting back to their achievements within this year. Without a doubt, this past year the religious realm has seen progressive developments however, none has made such achievements as Shincheonji Church of Jesus.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On November 10, 2019, Shincheonji church of Jesus, the Temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony held one of the world's largest graduation with the count of 103,764 graduates. In addition to the 100,000 graduates in South Korea, it was also held simultaneously around the world from school locations in Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the United States.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On June 26, during the AME Church's Annual Council of Bishops and General Board Meeting Worship Service, at the Birmingham-Jefferson County Convention Center in Birmingham, Alabama, the Right Reverend Adam Jefferson Richardson, Jr. was installed as the Senior Bishop of the AME Church.
SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to the Human Rights Association for Forced Conversion (HAC), Northern California Branch, on December 30th, Ms. Gu Ji-in, a 25 year old women was found dead at a lodging in Hwasun; a victim of a coercive conversion program. The Hwasun Police Department confirmed an investigation and the woman's parents were questioned about their involvement in the confinement and death of their daughter.
COVINA, Calif., Nov. 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Amitabha Buddha is the Lord of Buddhism of the Western World of the Utmost Bliss, says True Buddha Dharma Center. According to the "Amitabha Sutra Expounded by the Buddha," this Buddha emits light that is unmeasurable and has a life that is unmeasurable. It is for those reasons, He is called the Amitabha Buddha.
NEW FILM: Taking a Hard Look at Persecution Around the World, Christians in the U.S. Make Documentary
TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Christians in the Mirror," a first-of-its-kind independent documentary produced by Joshuacord, Inc. and In Altum Productions, premieres Friday, September 28, 2018, at AMC West Shore 14 in Tampa at 6 p.m. Taking a hard look at how America and the West have been involved in the global persecution of Christians, this indie film interviews Christians from the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
Former LA County Sheriff Leroy ‘Lee’ Baca Joins Faculty at the University of Los Angeles College of Divinity
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy "Lee" Baca, who retired as the top law enforcement officer in LA County in 2014, was appointed as a professor announced the University of Los Angeles College of Divinity in Compton, Calif. (ULACD). Ironically Sheriff Baca was previously responsible for the LA County Sheriff's department taking over the policing in Compton from the local Compton Police department in 2000, saving the city over $8 million.
Jallo Oil Distributors President Paul Jallo is Major Benefactor for Upcoming Documentary Film on Christian Persecution
TAMPA, Fla., March 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Patrick Carberry, founder Joshuacord Inc., has teamed up with In Altum Productions, film director Jordan Allott, and Paul Jallo, president, Jallo Oil Distributors' to produce a much-needed documentary that addresses the plight of Christian persecution in the Middle East and Africa. Joshuacord is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization developed to help people persecuted for their Christian faith.
OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alan T Black announces the launch of his new book, "Here I am Lord" (ISBN: 978-1982057282). The book primarily answers the call of the Lord and helps readers get closer to the Lord. The book comprises 35 different essays and it illustrates some of the best tools which can be used to help you come closer to the Lord.
OLD BRIDGE, N.J., Nov. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When The Bridge Christian Radio Network, based in Old Bridge, N.J., gained authorization to expand its Christian Bible teaching broadcasts into New York City in November 2013, no one could have anticipated the battle that would ensue before the station could actually begin broadcasting on its own frequency, 95.1 FM in the heart of Manhattan.
DETROIT, Mich., Oct. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Baha'is of the Detroit Tri-County Area (Wayne, Macomb and Oakland Counties) are preparing to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha'u'llah, the Founder of the Baha'i Faith, on Oct. 22, 2017 at 3 p.m. at the Flagstar Strand Theatre for the Performing Arts in downtown Pontiac.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Aug. 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Motivational, informational and inspirational speaker and trainer Kim Ha Campbell, the author of "Inner Peace Outer Abundance" (ISBN: 978-1457556531) is coming to Christ Family Church at Tradition Town Hall on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 for a book release party and speaking event.
PORT SAINT LUCIE, Fla., Aug. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Connecting Our Modern Business Community Series presents: "The CFC Tradition Business Roundtable." Host Mike Mulleady of the Treasure Coast Opportunity Network will be joined by Dr. Gerard Khourie and Donnelyn Khourie for this roundtable discussion on Thursday, August 31, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Christ Family Church at Tradition Town Hall in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
PORT SAINT LUCIE, Fla., July 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Connecting Our Modern Community Speaker Series presents: "Increasing Your Business Connections and Conversions" with Bob Harrison, Dr. Gerard Khourie and Loren Weisman on Saturday, July 29, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Christ Family Church (Tradition Town Hall) at Tradition in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
FORT PIERCE, Fla., June 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Christ Family Church at Fort Pierce, Florida, is adding a second service at 11 a.m. on Sundays beginning this Sunday, July 2, 2017. Christ Family Church at Fort Pierce, Florida offers a place for people and families to belong, fit in, make new friends and find an authentic sense of community.
The University of Los Angeles College of Divinity Welcomed as Assoc. Member of IACBS at Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The International Association of Bible Colleges and Seminaries (IABCS) held their annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia on April 10, 2017, announced United States Ecclesiastical Society and Seminary (USESS). The IABCS under the inspired leadership of President Randal Langley is a first class gold standard non-governmental accreditation organization for Christian Colleges and Universities existing for over 63 years.
PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., March 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GracePointe Church of the Nazarene in central Florida received a unique offering this month, as the team at RingBoost agreed to donate a custom phone number to the Lake Mary-based organization. With its unforgettable new number hooked up in no time, GracePointe is all set to take the church's message to an increasingly large audience in the weeks and months to come.
Joshuacord Inc. Announces 2016 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run/Walk Displaying Persecuted Ribbon for Support
TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Joshuacord, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, Christian, nondenominational organization dedicated to raising awareness and providing support to the oppressed and persecuted Christians in the Middle East and Africa, will be hosting its fourth annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 in Tampa, Florida.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Syntax Creative is pleased to announce a new deal with Elevation Church, which Outreach Magazine named in 2015 the 15th largest church in America. Pastored by Steven Furtick, the multi-site church with 20,000 weekly attendees calls over a dozen locations home, including its base in Matthews, North Carolina. Elevation Church will release its second Kids Worship album, 'One In a Million,' worldwide on April 29, which is available for pre-order now at iTunes, Amazon and Google Play.
2016 Alabama Book Festival display to feature the new fiction trilogy ‘The Pray-ers’ by Mark S Mirza
ATLANTA, Ga., April 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CTM Publishing's display at the 2016 Alabama Book Festival will feature the new fiction trilogy 'The Pray-ers' by Mark S Mirza. The 11th annual Alabama Book Festival will be held at Old Alabama Town in downtown Montgomery on Saturday, April 23, 2016. The Festival is the state's premier literary event and attracts thousands of people from around the State and the Southeast.
BISBEE, Ariz., April 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new K-8 school has officially opened its doors in Bisbee after what school officials describe as a miraculous launch. Cochise SDA Christian School, a member of the Adventist Education network with over 7,200 schools worldwide serving more than 1.5 million students, is now enrolling for the 2016-2017 school year with plans to fill its new building scheduled for completion by early May.
TAGBILARAN CITY, Philippines, Oct. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The World Mind Network today announced that The Loboc Children's Choir provided a spontaneous moment of inspiration and hope to the quake-ravaged Philippines on Thursday, with an impromptu performance of Josh Groban's 'The Prayer.'