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Monday, June 15th, 2020

 

A timely video commentary.

John H. Armstrong: The Father Is Lovingkindness (video)

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CAROL STREAM, Ill., June 15, 2020… Learn more about John H. Armstrong at XPian News… https://xpian.news/page/2/?s=armstrong&submit=Search… Visit John’s ministry… https://johnharmstrong.com/


“An employer who fires an individual merely for being gay or transgender violates Title VII...”

Supreme Court rules that federal law protects LGBTQ persons from employment discrimination

by: Kathryn Post June 15, 2020 (RNS) — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that LGBTQ people are protected from discrimination under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act on Monday (June 15) in a landmark opinion that makes employment discrimination against LGBTQ persons illegal in all 50 states and has important implications for religious organizations. “An employer who fires an individual merely for being gay or transgender violates Title VII,” wrote Justice Gorsuch in the majority opinion in the case of Bostock v. Clayton County. He was joined byRead More


The 90-minute service was held outdoors at St. John AME Church

Aurora prays for justice, reconciliation and healing

AURORA, Ill., June 15, 2020 — More than 200 people attended “A Call to Prayer for Social Justice, Reconciliation and Healing” in Aurora Sunday. The 90-minute service was held outdoors at St. John AME Church Cathedral of Grace. Speakers represented Christian, Jewish and Muslim faith communities from Aurora and Naperville. Attendees wore face masks and sat in lawn chairs spaced for social distancing. Special music was provided by soloists, a keyboard player and saxophone artist. In his statement of purpose, keynote speaker Rev. Jesse Hawkins, St. John AME pastor, chronicled 400Read More