Saturday, January 11th, 2020
Proceeds will benefit Realtors United 2020, a project by Kane and Kendall County realtors to build a duplex home...
YORKVILLE, Ill., Jan. 3, 2020 — Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group in Yorkville will hold a fundraiser for Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity Wednesday, Jan. 15, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Law Office Pub and Music Hall, 226 S. Bridge St. in Yorkville. The public is invited. Admission is a donation of $30. Included are two beer or wine beverages and pizza and appetizers from Parma Pizza Bar in Yorkville. A silent auction and 50/50 raffle will be included. Proceeds will benefit Realtors United 2020, a project by KaneRead More
“It was an opportunity for Mayor Pete to learn, to listen and to hear,” she [Kelly Brown Douglas].said.
by: Jack Jenkins Jan. 8, 2020 (RNS) — Former South Bend, Indiana, mayor and presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg met privately with a group of African American theologians and thought leaders in December, another sign of the candidate’s ongoing efforts to bolster his lagging poll numbers with black voters. The “intimate” meeting was convened by Kelly Brown Douglas, dean of Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary in New York, where she also teaches theology. Douglas told Religion News Service that she hosted the Democratic presidential hopeful during the second weekRead More
A ruling on that request is expected by Jan. 17, according to LIRS.
by: Emily McFarlan Miller Jan. 8, 2020 (RNS) — A federal judge in Maryland heard arguments Wednesday (Jan. 8) in a lawsuit by three faith-based organizations against the U.S. government over a recent executive order allowing state and local officials to block refugee resettlement. In the complaint filed in November, HIAS (founded as the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society), Church World Service and Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service argue President Donald Trump’s executive order violates federal law and inhibits their ability to practice their faith by resettling refugees. RELATED: Faith groupsRead More
We truly respect your organization’s stance on the stated principle “We want CT to be a place that welcomes Christians from across the political spectrum…”
by: Kerry Staurseth Jan. 10, 2020 (RNS) — We wanted to write collectively as a diverse group of ministerial leaders, doctorates, lay-persons and people who simply love God to express our sincere gratitude for Christianity Today’s printing of the brilliantly and objectively written article by (the magazine’s then Editor-in-Chief) Mark Galli, entitled “Trump Should Be Removed from Office.” We truly respect your organization’s stance on the stated principle “We want CT to be a place that welcomes Christians from across the political spectrum…” The late Billy Graham, CT’s founder, gaveRead More
One of the marchers, captured by a photographer, wore a Johnny Cash T-shirt.
by: Paul O’Donnell Jan. 10, 2020 (RNS) — Marching through dark streets under torches, the mob proudly displayed their swastikas, shouting “Heil, Hitler” and chanting the chilling refrain, “Blood and soil! Blood and soil!” One of the marchers, captured by a photographer, wore a Johnny Cash T-shirt. This wasn’t 1930s Germany. This was Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017. The association of Johnny Cash with the hate-filled, white-supremacist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville drew a sharp and public rebuke from the Cash family. Cash’s daughter Rosanne posted a passionate note onRead More