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International Day of Peace

Scientology Network Shares Solutions on 2021 International Day of Peace

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 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."

Scientology Volunteer Ministers: 9/11 Inspired an Unshakable Commitment to Serve

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 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

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 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.
International Overdose Awareness Day

Scientology Network Shares Vital Info on 2021 International Overdose Awareness Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 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.
Truth About Drugs initiative

Church of Scientology Reaches Out to Help Turn the Tide on 2021 ‘Overdose Awareness Day’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 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.
Scientology Volunteer Ministers work with local fire departments

For World Humanitarian Day 2021, Scientology Salutes Those Who Help in Times of Need

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 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.
Scientology International Dissemination and Distribution Center

For the Betterment of Their Communities, Extending the Broad Reach of Scientology-Sponsored Humanitarian Initiatives

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 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.
National Night Out event at the Church of Scientology Los Angeles

Church of Scientology Promotes Community Partnership on National Night Out 2021 in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 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.
Scientology Churches hold open house events

For World Friendship Day 2021, the Church of Scientology Shares the Key to Lasting Relationships

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 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."
Scientology Volunteer Ministers of South Africa have provided more than 1.1 million hours of service

On Mandela Day 2021, the Scientology Churches Honor Madiba’s Legacy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 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."
UN World Youth Skills Day

For UN World Youth Skills Day, Free Online Courses in 18 Languages Can Help Mentors Equip Youth for Success

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 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.
Founding Church of Scientology, Washington, D.C.

Church of Scientology Celebrates Freedom and the Founding in the Nation’s Capital July 4, 1955

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 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.
Scientologists Support Drug Prevention

Living Drug Free: Why the Church of Scientology and Scientologists Support Drug Prevention

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 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.
Scientology Volunteer Ministers honored

Scientology Volunteer Ministers in Mexico Honored for Their Help at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 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.
Scientology Volunteer Ministers distribute urgently needed supplies

Scientology Volunteer Ministers provide Help to the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, an Island in Need

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 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.
Scientologist Peter Vajda

Meet a Scientologist: ‘Restore Our Earth’ is the Theme of Earth Day 2021 and the Passion and Way of Life of...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 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 to Advance the Growth of Faith-Based Athletics

PLANO, Texas, March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 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.

New Book Helps People to Deal with Loss During the Pandemic

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.

Four Thousand 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 New York receives $1 Million 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."
Christ Lutheran Church Launches Updated Website

Christ Lutheran Church in Santa Clarita CA Launches Updated Website to Increase Accessibility

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California 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.

Salathiel Records Releases Two New Singles by Worship Artist Bill Moss, Jr.

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 Announces its First-ever Virtual Gala, an Evening of Joy, Hope, and Inspiration in Celebration of 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

Danville Congregational Church Chosen Best Place of Worship 2020 by East Bay Times Reader’s Choice Awards

DANVILLE, Calif. /California 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.
The Chaplaincy Institute

The Chaplaincy Institute announces Interfaith Chaplains Training for the Work of Racial Justice

BERKELEY, Calif. /California 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.
Pastor Klann Retreat setting in Laguna Hills

‘Real Power Today’ led by Pastor Arnie Klann kicks off his 2020 Spiritual Warfare Retreats in California

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. /California 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."
Rev. Lorenzo Lebrija

TryTank Experimental Lab launches ‘Dial-A-Priest’ hotline providing hospitals with Episcopal clergy for Ministration at the Time of Death

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. /California 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.
Chairman Lee Open Word Seminar

Shincheonji Church of Jesus Accomplishments: 100,000 Graduates, Open Word Seminars, and Volunteers all Across the World

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California 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.
Shincheonji Graduates 2019

Shincheonji church of Jesus Graduates 100,000 Students Worldwide, from San Francisco to South Korea

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California 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.

African Methodist Episcopal Church Installs New Senior Bishop

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.
HAC - Remember Gu Ji In

Remembering Gu Ji-in: Bay Area Human Rights Association for Forced Conversion, Hold One Year Memorial

SAN JOSE, Calif. /California 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.

Film Premiere in Tampa FL: 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.

Major Benefactor Helps Soon to Be Released Documentary on Christian Persecution, ‘Christians in the Mirror’

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.

Author Alan T Black Releases New Book ‘Here I Am Lord’ to Draw Readers Close to The Lord

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.

NY Christian Radio Station, The Bridge 95.1 FM, Takes On Illegal Radio Pirates, and Wins

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.

Baha’is of Detroit to mark the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah, Founder of the Baha’i Faith

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.
Kim Ha Campbell

Christ Family Church at Tradition Town Hall in FL hosts book launch: ‘Inner Peace Outer Abundance’

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.

CFC Tradition Business Roundtable Event in Port St. Lucie FL, at the Tradition Town Hall

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.

Free Business Marketing and Money Management Seminar with three speakers at the Tradition Town Hall

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.

Christ Family Church starting second service July 2 in Fort Pierce, Florida at 11 a.m.

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.

California Released Time (CaRT) Christian Education State Conference comes to Costa Mesa

ANAHEIM, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- You can be involved by attending the Annual California Released Time State Conference on August 4, 2012 at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa. 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. with closing banquet to follow at 5:30 p.m. The event is co-Hosted by Santa Ana and Fullerton Released Time Programs.

New eBook series: The 22 Best Kept Secrets of All Time

ESCONDIDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Unexplained thoughts and sensations await readers of 'The 22 Best Kept Secrets of All Time,' a 22-book set of beautifully illustrated e-books, holding within a lifetime of searching, learning, and discovering by author Reverend Linda Glas.

CLA announces that Tami Heim is the new president and CEO of Christian Leadership Alliance

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., /California Newswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) has named Mrs. Tami Heim as CLAs new president and CEO. She will begin in this role on Jan. 1, 2012.

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