Telling the Mother Emanuel Story on Film, May 14 in D.C.
The mass shooting at Mother Emanuel Church was a major wake-up call in 2015 to the rise of home-grown terrorism among white supremacists in the U.S.
There is a remarkable film made about the church’s struggle, the forces of local racism, and the people’s strength. It is called “Emanuel” and screens in D.C. on Tuesday May 14, at the Museum of…
Healthy Boundaries Success: Ecumenism and Sexual Ethics
Students from six Consortium Schools gathered to engage the sexual misconduct crisis with ecumenical force. Msgr. Stephen Rossetti and Dr. Kate Ott offered engaging training, exercises, and discussion to equip students to be proactive in building healthy ministries and churches. What was unique about this form of training? a) personal self-awareness around attraction, relationships and healthy sexuality as part of…
The Ecumenical Challenge–Dr. Mitzi Budde’s address
Do you know why Ecumenism is a priority for the Churches? Do you know how do go about it? Dr. Budde guided the Figel Event audience to both responses with a stellar address that provided a theological rationale for practical engagement. Communing with one another is a way of Communing with God. As various churches live toward greater unity, we…
From #MeToo to #ChurchToo
How do church leaders face up to the crisis of sexual misconduct in the churches, and carve out a new path for healthy ministries and safe communities? The Vatican is holding an international Summit on Clergy Sexual Abuse reported in the thousands. Texas Baptists are exploring new policies to address press investigations of over 700 cases in the last 20…
Msgr. Stephen Rossetti Interviewed by NPR
This weekend, National Public Radio’s Scott Simon interviewed Msgr. Stephen Rossetti of Catholic University regarding the Current Vatican Summit around Sexual Abuse in the Church. Dr. Rossetti has been a primary consultant with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Vatican around Child Protection and Sexual Misconduct in the Church.
Hear the interview.
The Consortium is privileged to have Dr. Rossetti…
New Film on Howard Thurman–DC Debut February 5!
A new film on Howard Thurman’s life and theology will take place on Tuesday, February 5, 6:30 pm at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church. Sponsored by the Howard University School of Divinity and the McClendon Scholar program at NYAPC. Information below.
Prayers for Truth and Unity, Justice and Peace in 2019
During these holy days, we have gathered prayers for truth, unity, justice and peace–offering them as a gift for all who want to pray into this New Year. Here are a few that you will find in the resource, linked here and below. May we all pray and work for a new direction in this New Year.
Lord, Lord, open unto…
Hispanic Ministry and Public Life Event at Wesley
WTC Students can attend for only $100! Scholarship help available from WTC.