anabaptists

  • 8 Mar 2010

    The Baptist Union of Great Britain has seen an increase in church attendance along with a decline in church membership. The figures are likely to fuel debate about the relationship between participation in a church and formal membership.

  • 29 Oct 2009

    The governing body of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has approved a statement that prepares for a significant action of reconciliation with churches of the Mennonite and Anabaptist families, apologising for past persecution.

  • 31 Jul 2009

    At least two churches of the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria have been destroyed in the city of Maiduguri, and several Brethren members have been killed or injured since the beginning of this week.

  • 25 Jul 2009

    What role does Anabaptism have to play in renewing Christianity in the new century? How do we appropriately take our past into the future?

  • 4 May 2009

    Over 2,000 people have been gathering at the Baptist Union of Great Britain and BMS World Mission's annual assembly in Bournemouth, which ends today. The meeting marks 400 years since the first Baptist church was formed in Amsterdam.

  • 26 Apr 2009

    On Earth Peace, a Church of the Brethren agency in the USA, is calling on churches and organizations to join its annual campaign to participate in the World Council of Churches' International Day of Prayer for Peace (IDOPP) on 21 September.

  • 27 Feb 2009

    An Anabaptist denomination in the USA has said that apologising for a racist cartoon in the New York Post is not enough - the hardline and violent prejudice it embodies has to be tackled.

  • 3 Feb 2009

    A religious peace gathering in Philadelphia, USA, featured daily acts of opposition to gun violence held at a gun store in the city. The actions included non-violent protest, prayer, and civil disobedience.

  • 21 Jan 2009

    History was be made on Saturday 17 January 2009, as the first woman bishop to serve in a British church took office.

  • 18 Sep 2008

    The woman heading up the Young Anabaptist Mennonite Exchange Network, which enables members of churches in different parts of the world to meet together, believes such exchanges are vital to a shared global future.