Posts Tagged ‘Churches’

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In Hard Times, Many Churches Turn to Chapter 11 in Book of Bankruptcy

December 23, 2008

The auctioneer told the small crowd huddled outside the Talbot County Courthouse that the property would be sold “as is” — rectory, bell tower, oak pews and rose-tinted stained glass windows included.

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Churches More Informal & Diverse than 10 Years Ago

December 23, 2008

crossoverchurchx.jpgWorship services may still be the USA’s most segregated hour, but fewer congregations are now completely white, finds a study comparing churches, synagogues and mosques last year with a decade ago.

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Churches Stand to Lose Several Billion Dollars in Economic Downturn

December 2, 2008

church-top.jpgTens of millions of Americans have already suffered substantial financial losses in the wake of the sub-prime mortgage crisis and subsequent financial challenges. A new survey from The Barna Group shows that more than 150 million adults said they have been affected by the economic turbulence, and most of them expect it to take several years before the nation fully recovers. 

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Congregants at Predominantly Black Churches Celebrate Obama’s Victory

November 12, 2008

Congregants at predominantly black churches blew horns, waved American flags and raised their hands from Raleigh to Los Angeles to the Atlanta church where the dream was born on the Sunday after Barack Obama was elected president.

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California Homosexual Activists Rough Up Elderly Woman, Use N-Word Against Blacks, March Through Police Blockades, Pound on Doors of Businesses, and Protest Outside Churches

November 12, 2008

Homosexual activists in California have roughed up an elderly woman who
believes in traditional marriage. During protests over the past several
days, homosexuals angry about the passage of Proposition 8, which
reserves marriage licenses for a man and a woman, have hurled the
N-word against black persons walking by, marched through police
blockades, pounded on doors of businesses, and protested outside
churches.

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As U.S. Churches Mark Election, Obama Skips Services

November 10, 2008

barack-obama92.jpgHis name was invoked at church services nationwide on Sunday, but President-elect Obama didn’t attend any of them. He went to the gym instead.

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Churches Across America Reflect on Obama Election Victory ‘God Has Vindicated the Black Folk’

November 10, 2008

shirley-caesar-williams.jpgJubilation, pride and relief permeated pews and pulpits at predominantly black churches across the country on the first Sunday after Barack Obama‘s election, with congregrants blowing horns, waving American flags and raising their hands to the heavens.

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