Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid

Evangelist Alveda King Announces New King Library Dedicated in Atlanta

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid2/17/2018 8:26:05 AM
Contact: Eugene Vigil, 470-244-3302 ATLANTA, Feb. 17, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Evangelist Alveda King announces dedication of the KING FAMILY LEGACY LIBRARY today featuring books, art, music and more from "the private collections of Naomi and Alveda King." The ceremony will be held at 2:00 PM at The Millennium Gate Museum in Atlanta (395 17th Street, NW) with: Greetings and Acknowledgement of Special Guests - Rodney Cook, Founder National Monument Foundation, The Millennium Gate Muse Source: Alveda King Ministries

Hospital Intent on Starving Patient to Death

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid2/16/2018 11:28:03 AM
Contact: Alexandra Snyder, Life Legal Defense Foundation, 202-717-7371 JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 16, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- A hospital in Jacksonville, Florida wants to withdraw food and water from a patient who recently suffered a gunshot wound. Joel Zuniga was unable to breathe on his own after being shot. Only two weeks after his injury, the hospital unilaterally determined to remove Joel's ventilator, over the objections of his family. Fr. David Nix, the family's priest and a f Source: Life Legal Defense

Diverse Projects Spotlight 'Broad Challenge' of the World's 2 Billion Unreached People

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid2/14/2018 10:54:03 AM
International Day for the Unreached organizers emphasize need for whole church to respond to Jesus' Great CommissionContact: Palmer Holt, 704-662-2569, pholt@inchristcommunications.com COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 14, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- United by a single goal, the champions of missions to the unreached follow a wide range of paths in taking the gospel to those who have yet to hear of Jesus.Photo: This Operation Mobilization (OM) bakery serves refugees from the Mi Source: InChrist Communications

The 28th Annual 'Just Pray NO!' to Drugs Worldwide Weekend of Prayer and Fasting

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid2/15/2018 1:30:00 AM
Contact: Steven L. Sherman, "Just Pray NO!", 727-647-6467, justprayno@aol.com CLEARWATER, Fla., Feb. 15, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The weekend of April 7 8, 2018 has been designated as the 28th Annual "Just Pray NO!" to drugs Worldwide Weekend of Prayer and Fasting for the addicted and their families. Since April 7th, 1991 "Just Pray NO!" has united Christians around the world in intercessory prayer on behalf of those bound by alcoholism, drug addiction and other life controlli Source: "Just Pray NO!" Ltd.

Free Review Copies for Media & Show Hosts -- 'St. Joseph's Table Cookbook' and 'Proof of the Afterlife 2 - The Conversation Continues'

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid2/14/2018 1:30:00 AM
Contact: Bro. Gary Joseph, 310-595-4175, gary@servantsofthefather.org; www.servantsofthefather.org VENTURA, Calif., Feb. 14, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- "St. Joseph's Table Cookbook 100s of Years of Old-world Family Cooking" (2018): Just in time to celebrate Lent, the Easter season and the entire Church year. A classic family-style cookbook of historic proportions filled with hundreds of years of classic, healthy and easy old-world family cooking. The washable hardcover spiral, paperbac Source: Mercy Books - Servants of the Father of Mercy, Inc.

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Chaplains in Westerville, Ohio, and Richardson, Texas, After Law Enforcement Officers Shot and Killed

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid2/11/2018 10:52:04 AM
Contact: Erik Ogren, 704-401-2117, eogren@bgea.orgCHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 11, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Billy Graham Rapid Response Team chaplains have deployed to offer emotional and spiritual care in the communities of Westerville, Ohio, and Richardson, Texas, following violence that claimed the lives of police officers.Officer David Sherrard of the Richardson Police Department was killed last Wednesday, Feb. 7, during a stand-off with a gunman. In Westerville, Officers Anthony Source: Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

Maryknoll Magazine Announces 2017 Student Essay Winners; Honors Students from California, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Texas and Virginia

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid2/8/2018 4:00:00 AM
"Recognizing Violence And Promoting Peace" Contact: Mike Virgintino, Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, 914-941-7636 ext 2219 OSSINING, N.Y., Feb. 8, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Six middle and high school students representing California, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Texas and Virginia have received cash awards for their winning submissions in "Maryknoll" magazine's 29th annual Maryknoll Student Essay Contest. "Maryknoll" magazine is published by the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers Source: Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers

Louisiana Department of Corrections to Hold First Kairos Inside Program at Louisiana State Penitentiary for 10 Inmates on Death Row

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid2/2/2018 2:00:00 AM
Kairos Prison Ministry announces Louisiana Department of Corrections has approved expansion of Kairos Inside Program to death row inmates Contact: Diane Harris, Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc., 407-629-4948 DEBARY, Fla., Feb. 2, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc. ("Kairos"), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, announces the first ever Kairos Inside Weekend for ten inmates on death row at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola ("Angol Source: Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc.

14 Christians Vanish into Police Custody

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid2/1/2018 7:39:03 AM
Contact: ChinaAid, 432-689-6985 office, 432-553-1080 media phone, media@chinaaid.orgWENZHOU, Zhejiang, China, Feb. 1, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- 14 Christian house church leaders vanished in China's coastal Zhejiang province on Jan. 13, the latest in a saga of China's serial persecution of religion.The Christians, all leaders of China's underground house church movement's Middle Eastern evangelism network, are believed to be in the custody of Chinese state sec Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

Prison Visitation Ban Overturned for Children of Prisoners in Zimbabwe

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid2/8/2018 12:00:00 AM
Contact: Lindsey Frederick, Prison Fellowship International, 703-554-8669 WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Children of prisoners in Zimbabwe are celebrating after Prison Fellowship Zimbabwe (PFZ), an affiliate of Prison Fellowship International (PFI), successfully lobbied to overturn a prison visitation ban. This is a breakthrough for Zimbabwean children of prisoners under 18 years old, who were not permitted to visit anyone in prisoneven their incarcerated parent. "The Source: Prison Fellowship International

ChinaAid Publishes Top 10 Persecution Cases Report

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid2/1/2018 5:55:03 AM
Contact: ChinaAid.org,432-689-6985,432-553-1080,media@chinaaid.org  MIDLAND, Texas, Feb. 1, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- ChinaAid released its annual Top 10 Persecution Cases report yesterday, providing an in-depth look into China's most prominent persecution cases from January-December 2017. Photo: "Pastor Zhang Shaojie has been in prison for his faith since 2013. Last year, authorities officially revoked his ordination and deposed him. His case is one of many highligh Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

Abortion is Systemic Racism Declares New Billboard/Web Campaign

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid1/30/2018 3:38:04 AM
Contact: Bethany Marie, The Radiance Foundation, 877-517-4463, info@radiance.life CLEVELAND, Ohio, Jan. 30, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Radiance Foundation and the Coalition for Life Cleveland have launched a powerful billboard/social media campaign to tell the public WhatAbortionReallyIs.com. The initiative reveals truths about abortion with messages declaring: "Abortion is systemic racism," "Abortion is fake feminism," "Abortion is violence," "Abortion is lost fatherhood," "Ab Source: The Radiance Foundation

Lakewood Church to Hold Global Mobilizing Medical Missions Conference M3 -- Hosted by Paul Osteen, MD

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid1/29/2018 5:26:03 AM
Emergency Field Hospital To Be On Display and Available for Tours Contact: Andrea Davis, Lakewood Church / Joel Osteen Ministries, 713-253-1825, andrea@joelosteen.com HOUSTON, Jan. 29, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Lakewood Church will hold their 3rd annual M3 Mobilizing Medical Missions Conference hosted by Dr. Paul Osteen this February 23 - 24 in Houston, Texas, home of the world's largest medical center. The first of its kind on the Gulf Coast, the international M3 Conference is d Source: Lakewood Church

Egypt's Feeble Response to H. RES 673 on the Copts

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid1/25/2018 5:45:04 AM
Contact: Lindsay Griffin, Coptic Solidarity, 801-512-1713, coptadvocacy@copticsolidarity.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The introduction of H. RE.S 673 in the US House of Representatives initiated a large reaction with the Egyptian government, the parliament and media who have struggled to issue a coherent response. In the interim, they have ceaselessly been insulting, belittling, and personally vilifying members of the US Congress and Coptic Solidarity. An Egyptian g Source: Coptic Solidarity

Brownback Confirmation Comes at a Crucial Time for Religious Freedom Worldwide

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid1/25/2018 4:48:00 AM
Contact: Lou Ann Sabatier, 21Wilberforce, 703-216-2941, Lsabatier@21wilberforce.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Senate confirmed noted human-rights champion Sam Brownback today as the new Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom. Ambassador Brownback will head the State Department's Office of International Religious Freedom that monitors religious freedom abuses throughout the world. He is the first ambassador under the revised Frank R. Wolf Internati Source: 21Wilberforce