P. O. L. I. C. Y Limited (POL.mu) 2008 Abridged Report

first_imgP. O. L. I. C. Y Limited (POL.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Investment sector has released it’s 2008 abridged results.For more information about P. O. L. I. C. Y Limited (POL.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the P. O. L. I. C. Y Limited (POL.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: P. O. L. I. C. Y Limited (POL.mu)  2008 abridged results.Company ProfileP.O.L.I.C.Y Limited is an investment company that was established as a liability company. P.O.L.I.C.Y Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img

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Capital Oil Plc (CAPOIL.ng) 2016 Abridged Report

first_imgCapital Oil Plc (CAPOIL.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Energy sector has released it’s 2016 abridged results.For more information about Capital Oil Plc (CAPOIL.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Capital Oil Plc (CAPOIL.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Capital Oil Plc (CAPOIL.ng)  2016 abridged results.Company ProfileCapital Oil Plc is a petroleum marketing company operating in the downstream sector of the oil and gas industry in Nigeria. The company sources and supplies a wide range of petroleum products including industrial supplies, automotive gas oil, premium motor spirit, dual purpose kerosene, liquefied petroleum gas bottling, lubricants and chemicals. Capoil imports automotive gas oil in commercial quantity for the industrial and retail sector. The company has a 14-metric ton LPG plant in Ogun state in Nigeria and a 10-metric ton LPG in the Ogun state. Capital Oil Plc was rescued from near collapse in 2012 and has gone through a major turnaround exercise; profitability was restored and value to shareholders was restored. The company has 11 service outlets which were reactivated and are profitable. Capital Oil Plc’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Capital Oil is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Stock market rally: 2 top UK shares I think could help me make a fortune with my ISA

first_img Image source: Getty Images “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” It’s been a pretty exciting week on UK share markets. Signs of a breakthrough on a Covid-19 vaccine reported on Monday have driven the FTSE 100 to five-month highs above 6,300 points. Meanwhile, the FTSE 250 has jumped 1,000 points since on Friday. And it’s now sitting at levels not seen since early March.The bulls are clearly in charge right now. But this improved enthusiasm across UK share indices hasn’t benefitted all stocks. There are plenty of top stocks that have been completely overlooked by Mr Market. A number have even reversed since news of Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccine broke.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…2 great UK shares I’d buy in my ISAWhat’s more, a large number of these unloved stocks provide — in my opinion, at least — the sort of value that’s too good to overlook right now. Here are two quality UK shares I’m thinking of adding to my own Stocks and Shares ISA today:dotDigital Group’s (LSE: DOTD) share price crashed to six-week lows after news of the Covid-19 vaccine broke. Presumably, investors thought that demand for the company’s services will suffer in the event of no further lockdowns. DotDigital’s technology allows companies to provide personalised shopping experiences to their online customers. This may be true, but it doesn’t mean the e-commerce segment won’t continue growing at a blistering rate. dotDigital trades on a forward price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 40 times, but I still think it’s a brilliant dip buy despite this high rating. As I say, all the data suggests online shopping volumes will continue rocketing. And secondly, this UK share has had a knack of beating broker forecasts recently. Just last month, it said it “expects to deliver a greater rate of revenue growth this financial year versus current consensus expectations” after a strong July-September quarter. Trading during its first fiscal quarter was enhanced by new customer wins, growth among existing customers, and a significant take up of non-email channels. I reckon a significant re-rating could be just around the corner. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! CVS Group’s (LSE: CVSG) a stock I already own in my Stocks and Shares ISA. While its share price has carried higher since the start of the week, a forward price-to-earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 0.8 suggests the vetcare provider remains undervalued by the market. And, at current prices, I’m thinking of buying some more. The British animalcare market is growing at a brilliant rate. According to Statista, it was worth £5.2bn last year, compared to just £1.4bn in 2005. And this UK share — which has 480 veterinary surgeries across the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands, as well as diagnostics centres and pet crematoria — is in a great shape to ride this trend. It’s why City analysts reckon CVS Group’s annual earnings will rocket 30% this fiscal year alone. I plan to hold this UK share in my ISA for years to come. Royston Wild | Thursday, 12th November, 2020 | More on: CVSG DOTD Royston Wild owns shares of CVS Group. The Motley Fool UK has recommended dotDigital Group. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Enter Your Email Address Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Stock market rally: 2 top UK shares I think could help me make a fortune with my ISA Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. 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AstraZeneca share price: Here’s my verdict after the Covid-19 vaccine news

first_img Jabran Khan | Tuesday, 24th November, 2020 | More on: AZN Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! AstraZeneca share price: Here’s my verdict after the Covid-19 vaccine news AstraZeneca (LSE:AZN) yesterday announced the trial results of its Covid-19 vaccine in partnership with Oxford University. Despite this major breakthrough, the AstraZeneca share price is down 2% since the announcement.Covid-19 vaccinesThere have been some significant developments in the last week regarding the Covid-19 vaccine. Pfizer and BioNTech announced their vaccine last week. US biotech firm Moderna confirmed their own vaccine shortly after.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…According to interim data released by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, its vaccine provides 70% protection. Researchers say the figure may be as high as 90% by tweaking the dose. The initial report of 70% effectiveness may be the reason the AstraZeneca share price is down this week. These results came after the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines showed nearly 95% protection.AZN’s, however, could possess key advantages over other vaccines as it is far cheaper and easier to store. The UK government has pre-ordered 100m doses and AZN has confirmed it will make 3bn doses for the world next year.AstraZeneca share price and performanceYou could be forgiven for thinking a Covid-19 vaccine may propel AZN’s share price upwards. It has actually dipped slightly. This could be a potential opportunity to buy in my opinion as I do like AZN as a company and the vaccine breakthrough appeals to me further.Since the market crash low of 6221p per share, AZN has seen a nearly 30% increase in its share price value. Due to the pandemic, medical products and medicines have been in high demand. AZN’s recent Q3 results confirm that newer products are boosting sales massively. For the first nine months of 2020, total sales increased by a healthy 9%. Within that figure, new medicines saw a chunky 34% increase. In simple terms, new medicines have generated more than 50% of total sales this year so far.At this moment, the Astrazeneca share price means buying a single share for over £80. This can be seen as pricey, but at the same time I remind myself that AZN is a FTSE 100 top performer. At its current price point, AZN’s price to earnings (P/E) ratio is currently 43. This is substantially higher than other FTSE 100 stocks.My verdictThe Covid-19 news is excellent for AZN for a few reasons. It shows that the R&D department is earning its keep. New medicine sales figures support that claim in my opinion. Furthermore, AZN has shown flexibility in partnering with a smaller organisation. They have together created a significant humanitarian solution to a pandemic the likes of which many of us have never seen. The vaccine seems to have cost and storage benefits compared to its counterparts.At this moment I see some value in the AstraZeneca share despite it being pricey. I firmly place AZN into my FTSE 100 champion category. It has made a huge breakthrough and continues to be a leader within its industry and perform admirably even in an economic downturn. Despite the fact AZN stands to make no profit from the vaccine, the future bodes well. If I am looking to spend a little less, however, I do have an alternative FTSE 100 pick. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997”center_img Jabran Khan has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. 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Will the Cineworld (CINE) share price rise with soaring seat sales?

first_img See all posts by Cliff D’Arcy Enter Your Email Address I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Looking for new share ideas?Grab this FREE report now.Inside, you discover one FTSE company with a runaway snowball of profits.From 2015-2019…Revenues increased 38.6%.Its net income went up 19.7 times!Since 2012, revenues from regular users have almost DOUBLEDThe opportunity here really is astounding.In fact, one of its own board members recently snapped up 25,000 shares using their own money… So why sit on the side lines a minute longer?You could have the full details on this company right now. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. With the developed world emerging from pandemic lockdowns, everyday life is set to resume. And one great pleasure of modern life — going to the cinema — is now an option for consumers. So what could happen to the Cineworld (LSE: CINE) share price?The Cineworld share price collapsesCineworld is the globe’s second-largest cinema chain. At the end of last year, it had 9,311 screens across 767 sites in 10 countries, employing 30,000 people. However, when Covid-19 lockdowns arrived in spring 2020, the business was taken almost to the brink. With cinemas shuttered, CINE’s sales cratered. Revenues collapsed from $4.37bn in 2019 to $852m in 2020, crashing by more than four-fifths (80.5%). Such a severe contraction proved disastrous for the Cineworld share price.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Two years ago, the Cineworld share price was riding high. On 29 April 2019, CINE shares closed at 321p, close to all-time highs. By the end of 2019, the stock had dropped more than £1 to 219.1p, but the worst was yet to come. During ‘Meltdown March’, the shares closed at a low of 21.38p on 17 March, down more than nine-tenths (90.2%) in 2020. Throughout 2020, there were real fears that the company might not survive multiple enforced shutdowns. Thus, on 5 October, the stock hit a new intra-day low of on 15.11p. Yikes.Cineworld comes back from the deadHowever, like a zombie in a George Romero horror movie, the Cineworld share price came back from the dead. The shot in the arm was the announcement in early November of several effective Covid-19 vaccines. This breathed new life into the stock. It more than quadrupled from its October trough, ending 2020 at 64.1p. However, as vaccination programmes were rolled out, the shares kept soaring.On 19 March 2021, the Cineworld share price hit an intra-day high of 124.85p, before closing at 122p (2021’s closing high). What a comeback from the March 2020 lows. But CINE shares have been in decline since then. As I write, they trade at 89.69p, down 35.16p — more than a quarter (28.2%) — from their 2021 high. With the share price falling and seat sales resuming, is now the time to buy CINE? I like the stock todayAs a traditional value investor, I try to stack the odds in my favour by buying into companies with strong cash flows, profits, and cash dividends. Obviously, Cineworld doesn’t currently fit that description. Today, Cineworld has a market value of £1.2bn, but also carries $8.3bn (£5.86bn) of net debt, which is a huge burden. The business lost $3bn in 2020, versus a profit of $212m in 2019. Clearly, getting back to profitability is going to be an uphill struggle for the group. Just a month ago, I passed on buying CINE with the Cineworld share price at 95.66p. But with the shares now trading below 90p, my mind is changing.CINE now has plenty of liquidity and cash at hand to support it until life returns to a new post-Covid-19 norm. Furthermore, the group issued an upbeat trading update today, confirming that 502 (97%) of its US cinemas are now open. It also confirmed receipt of a $203m tax refund from the US government. And UK ticket sales for children’s film Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway were strong. Finally, there may be light at the end of the tunnel for Cineworld. For this reason, I would buy CINE stock at the current price as a recovery play. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Cliff D’Arcy | Monday, 24th May, 2021 | More on: CINE Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares One FTSE “Snowball Stock” With Runaway Revenues Image source: DCM Cliffdarcy has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. 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Presiding Bishop leads wave of excitement for evangelism heading into…

first_img Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem June 29, 2018 at 5:09 am Given the reported emphasis that the PB has placed on this for the last three years, I am surprised that we aren’t seeing any results yet. Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector Tampa, FL This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Associate Rector Columbus, GA Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Comments (10) June 29, 2018 at 7:58 am I admit to speculation when I assume that, by “results,” you mean a spike in average Sunday attendance and fattened coffers in Episcopal churches across the country. Maybe you’re looking for masses of people standing in lines at altar calls, waiting their turn to throw their life’s savings into the basket and declare themselves saved. This isn’t what I imagine when I think of “the *Episcopal* branch of the Jesus movement.” I think of thoughtful, caring people stirred to reexamine all their life assumptions. People who are encountering Jesus, perhaps for the first time, and beginning to grow in that relationship. People who struggle to unlearn everything they’ve been taught by our consumer culture to value and learn about a whole new set of priorities values based on love of God and one another and for the world. This kind of growth takes time and patience. There’s a gestation period. Have faith that these seeds will grow. Rector Washington, DC Curate Diocese of Nebraska June 29, 2018 at 12:40 pm Your speculation is insulting and offensive as I am sure you intended it to be. I am a high church Episcopalian, but I certainly don’t share your contempt for evangelicals nor do I approve of you belittling them. June 29, 2018 at 1:49 pm No, I didn’t intend to belittle anyone, just encourage you to have faith in the process. What did you mean by results? John Hobart says: Susan M. Paynter says: Submit an Event Listing Submit a Job Listing Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS July 1, 2018 at 1:11 pm I suggest, especially to John Hobart and other skeptics, taking time to read the evangelism guidelines that have been developed and are downloadable at TEC. After a brief scan of the Beloved Community Story Sharing guidelines, which I chose for starters, I’m already impressed with the possibilities. If we undertake the effort, seeking God’s guidance, in collaboration with others in our own pocket of the Jesus Movement, I’m confident that we’ll see results, but it doubtlessly will take some time to do so. If done right, look to the next generation for discernible results. June 29, 2018 at 5:06 pm What were you expecting to happen? That TEC would fix its declining numbers overnight? These things take time to accomplish, and the fact that we live in a post-Christendom era where almost all denominations are losing members further adds to the difficulty of the situation. There are, of course, other things we could be doing regarding evangelism (e.g. advertisements), but I appreciate the renewed focus under PB Curry and I’m optimistic about the future of the church under his leadership. Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT June 29, 2018 at 3:57 pm Therein lies the issue. This “Jesus Movement” rebranding effort (I guess that is what it would be called) was announced several years ago with great fanfare and excitement but very little effort put into describing what it was to accomplish or how we would know if it was successful. We are putting an enormous amount of time, energy, and resources into it (it is even the basis of the proposed Triennial Budget), but several years in, I have seen very little change from my vantage point (which is admittedly about as low as you can get in the church hierarchy) so I’m starting to wonder if this isn’t just another self-licking ice cream cone. Evangelism, Rector Collierville, TN Matt Ouellette says: Submit a Press Release Lou Schoen says: Bread & Roses, a ministry of Trinity Episcopal Church in Charlottesville, Virginia, has partnered with the International Rescue Committee to hold cooking demonstrations at a city farmers market aimed at promoting nutritional cooking techniques using vegetables grown by refugees living in Charlottesville. Bread & Roses was backed by Mission Enterprise Zone grants. Photo: International Rescue Committee[Episcopal News Service] The Most Rev. Michael Curry, in his three years as presiding bishop, has regularly described Episcopalians as being part of “the Episcopal branch of the Jesus Movement,” underscoring the church’s call to evangelism.The Episcopal Church’s push for greater evangelism is not new. Curry’s embrace of his self-proclaimed role of “chief evangelism officer” continues years of growth in the church’s organizational and financial support for such efforts.“I believe that we had a move toward increasing our work in evangelism and church planting even before the election of Michael Curry as presiding bishop,” said the Rev. Frank Logue, an Executive Council member with a longtime focus on evangelism. Curry has further elevated those efforts since 2015, Logue said.General Convention approved $1.8 million for church plants and Mission Enterprise Zones in the 2013-15 triennium, and $3.4 million was allocated for such ministries from 2016 to 2018. The Evangelism and Church Planting Committee, which Logue chairs, has been assigned a resolution (A005) that would approve $6.8 million in spending over the next three years to build on recent successes of these “holy experiments.”Some students in Appleton Episcopal Ministries’ 2017 session of its Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School learn to play chess. The ministry benefited from a Mission Enterprise Zone grant. Photo: Appleton Episcopal Ministries“I see there being a move within the church to invest within this area,” Logue said. And while church planting plays a major role – Episcopal News Services recently profiled several examples of successful grant recipients – the church is investing in innovation at all levels, including in established congregations and by dioceses.Eight resolutions have been assigned to the Evangelism and Church Planting Committee so far, though more may be added by the July 6 filing deadline. Among them is a measure (A030) submitted by Executive Council to renew funding of a small evangelism grant program at $100,000.Those grants are limited to $2,000 for congregations and up to $8,000 for dioceses or regional ministries, and typically they support one-time events rather than the ongoing work of church plants, Logue said. Like church plants, some of these smaller initiatives may provide models for new ministries churchwide.“We’ve seen some good things happen with a small amount of money,” said Logue, who serves as canon to the ordinary in the Diocese of Georgia.Evangelism is one of three priorities that General Convention set for the current triennium, along with racial reconciliation and care of creation. The three will serve as focal points for separate joint sessions of General Convention in a new series of panel discussions called TEConversations.The discussion of evangelism will be at 2:30 p.m. July 7, and the panel will feature the Rev. Lauren Winner, a priest and author; Iowa Bishop Alan Scarfe, who led revivals at every congregation in his diocese last year; and the Rev. Daniel Velez-Rivera, a church planter in the Diocese of Virginia. The racial reconciliation discussion is July 6. Care of creation will be the topic July 10.All three priorities inform the Episcopal Church’s mission, and they relate to each other, said California Bishop Marc Andrus, who is co-chair of an advisory body that submitted a resolution (A019) on the intersection of evangelism, church planting and care of creation. The Advisory Council on the Stewardship of Creation’s resolution calls for creation of a task force to study and encourage those connections.“They’re not really separate things,” Andrus said, and while many church plants already approach their work by incorporating racial reconciliation and environmental stewardship into their evangelism, he hopes the proposed task force would provide the groundwork for making that approach commonplace.“An integrated approach to planting churches and evangelism is a healthy way of doing evangelism,” he said. “It relates to the one spirit of Christ, who’s not divided. Christ doesn’t prefer one cause of justice over another.”The Rev. Stephanie Johnson, the advisory council’s other co-chair, agrees.“By recognizing that care of creation is central to our faith, we understand that reconciliation with all God’s creatures is part of who we are,” said Johnson, rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Riverside, Connecticut.This also might enhance the church’s outreach to younger generations, which was another consideration alluded to in the resolution submitted by the Advisory Council on the Stewardship of Creation.“It’s important to them to know that the church cares about their future and the generations that come after them,” Johnson said.Some resolutions assigned to the evangelism committee are intended to continue work already underway, such the budgetary resolution submitted by the Genesis Advisory Group on Church Planting and Executive Council’s resolution on small evangelism grants. Executive Council also submitted a resolution (A031) to affirm the creation of a new staff officer position to help administer the church planting network.Another resolution submitted by the Genesis Group (A006) calls for the collection of demographic info about the church leaders behind new evangelism ministries, so that data can be compared with info on the communities they are trying to serve.The resolution doesn’t call for any further action in response to that information, but Logue, who is the Executive Council liaison to the Genesis Group, said simply having that information may encourage ministers to think more about representation. A Latino outreach ministry, for example, would benefit from Latino leaders, just as it makes sense to have a young person taking the lead in a ministry that targets millennials.Other resolutions ask General Convention to commend advisory bodies’ findings to the church. One of those is the Evangelism Charter (A029) drafted by Executive Council’s Local Ministry & Mission Committee to promote a common language for describing and carrying out the work of evangelism.Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on the evening of Nov. 17 helps start the Diocese of San Joaquin’s three-day revival. The kickoff event was held on the campus of the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News ServiceCurry has led the way in the past 16 months by presiding at large public revivals in dioceses around the church, but despite the presiding bishop’s talk of being part of the “Jesus Movement,” many Episcopalians may not fully understand the call to evangelism underlying that term, Logue said. The Evangelism Charter, then, is a reference point for common action.Logue, too, stressed it is important not to construe evangelism as suggesting the Episcopal Church or Episcopalians have all the answers. Evangelism “will also change us,” he said.The Task Force on Leveraging Social Media for Evangelism submitted a resolution (A081) asking General Convention to disseminate its white paper, “A Practical Theology of Episcopal Evangelism: Face-to-Face and in Cyberspace,” included in its Blue Book report.The report takes a deep theological dive into what it means to promote evangelism in a contemporary world where much of our communication with other people happens online.“Our call to share the Good News does not go away when we log on to Facebook or Instagram,” the white paper says. “We have the opportunity to follow the Holy Spirit’s invitation into a joyful, surprising adventure that changes us as much as it changes the people and communities we encounter.”Much of the document’s advice will be useful for Episcopal evangelists working on any platform, from street corners to cyberspace. Walker Adams, the task force’s chair, said social media is a valuable tool for evangelism, but a digital evangelist still needs to ground that work in a personal faith journey.“I think it would be best if we spent some time thinking about who we are, what we believe and how we articulate that,” said Adams, a Diocese of West Missouri member now working in admissions at Sewanee: The University of the South. “If we can’t come up with sort of the basic concepts of sharing your own story and your own relationship with Jesus, it doesn’t really matter how you put it online.”General Convention called for creation of the task force in 2015 to develop a curriculum for digital evangelism. At the same time, Adams said, Curry’s efforts as chief evangelism officer “really brought evangelism to the forefront,” including through the hiring of the Rev. Stephanie Spellers, canon for evangelism, reconciliation and creation care, and Jeremy Tackett, digital evangelist. Curry’s evangelism team created something called the Evangelism Toolkit, intended to train Episcopalians at all levels in new ways of sharing their faith. Rector Bath, NC Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ General Convention, New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Presiding Bishop leads wave of excitement for evangelism heading into General Convention By David PaulsenPosted Jun 28, 2018 Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Adams’ task force submitted a second resolution (A082) asking General Convention for $100,000 to follow through with such training. One option, he said, would be to identify a digital evangelism point person in each diocese who can work with congregations and parishioners. Rather than waiting for the presiding bishop’s staff to visit every congregation, it may be more effective to train regional trainers.“I think evangelism isn’t something that can wait,” Adams said. “The church is wrapped up in evangelism now. The church is excited.”Spellers told ENS in an email that she, too, is excited about where the continuing conversation about evangelism will lead at General Convention.“Walking into this General Convention, our church now has dozens of vibrant new ministries with the coaching and support and training Convention dreamed of,” Spellers said. “We’ve seen two Evangelism Matters summits and conferences and launched a network of Episcopal Evangelists. We’ve partnered with dioceses to organize six Episcopal Revivals and trained more than a thousand evangelists in those host communities. We’ve got a comprehensive, multilingual online set of resources called the Evangelism Toolkit and a new Evangelism Grants program.“If ‘Episcopal Evangelism’ was an oxymoron before, those days are over.”– David Paulsen is an editor and reporter for the Episcopal News Service. He can be reached at [email protected] Susan M. Paynter says: Tags Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector Martinsville, VA Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Presiding Bishop Michael Curry Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA June 30, 2018 at 10:00 am It’s not just TEC, though. Other denominations have been declining as well, including conservative ones (e.g. Southern Baptist). It’s the natural result of the decline of Christendom in society. We may still lose members yet, but I’m optimistic we’ll survive this trend and come out of it a stronger, more faithful church community. Director of Music Morristown, NJ Matt Ouellette says: Press Release Service Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME June 29, 2018 at 6:58 pm I’m optimistic, too Matt! So many folks have been pouring themselves into designing and implementing programs to bring a rich spiritual life to those who lack and seek one. They must know they’re only one leg in a relay race, but I wouldn’t doubt they feel occasional pangs of discouragement. I hope they know how much they’re appreciated. John Hobart says: The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector Albany, NY Rector Knoxville, TN Rector Pittsburgh, PA Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Featured Jobs & Calls An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Course Director Jerusalem, Israel TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Rector Smithfield, NC Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC John Hobart says: Featured Events June 30, 2018 at 7:00 am The numbers have been declining for 50 years and I can’t believe the church leadership has just noticed…so I don’t think we are talking about overnight. I wish that I shared your optimism, but I have been watching this slow motion train wreck for more than half a century. Rector Hopkinsville, KY Comments are closed. Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Belleville, IL John Hobart says: Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Shreveport, LA Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Susan M. Paynter says: General Convention 2018, Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector and Chaplain Eugene, ORlast_img read more

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Church of England will hold national virtual service for Palm…

first_img Featured Jobs & Calls Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA [Church of England] Bishop of Manchester David Walker will put a paper “palm” cross in the window of his Salford home in a national service he will lead for Palm Sunday, marking the start of Holy Week and Easter.The Holy Communion service will be broadcast at 9 a.m. on the Church of England’s Facebook page and website, with readings from Archdeacon of Manchester Karen Lund and prayers by Lucy Hargraves from St Peter’s Church in Bolton. All three will record contributions from their own homes in keeping with the rules on physical distancing.Read the entire article here. Rector Knoxville, TN Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Church of England, An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector Pittsburgh, PA Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector Shreveport, LA Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Anglican Communion, Tags This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Posted Apr 3, 2020 Press Release Service Submit a Press Release The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Belleville, IL Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Tampa, FL Rector Martinsville, VA Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Rector Hopkinsville, KY The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector Smithfield, NC Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Curate Diocese of Nebraska Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Director of Music Morristown, NJ Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Holy Week/Easter Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Church of England will hold national virtual service for Palm Sunday Submit an Event Listing Featured Events Rector Albany, NY Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Youth Minister Lorton, VA Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Submit a Job Listing Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Collierville, TN Rector Bath, NC Rector Washington, DC New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MIlast_img read more

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NCT fundraises for its Web site

first_img The National Childbirth Trust has launched an appeal specifically to cover the costs of its Web site. It is one of the very few charities that actually states how much per day it costs to run the site.The National Childbirth Trust’s appeal for its Web site has already attracted a major donation of £27,000 from Homeowners, the Friendly Society, but the charity says it still needs to raise more.Its Chief Executive Belinda Phipps wrote to its supporters recently in their newsletter mailing to seek support for the Web site’s maintenance and development. “To continue reaching parents with the information that they want,” she wrote, “we desperately need to update our website.” Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  25 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis NCT fundraises for its Web site Howard Lake | 29 November 2004 | Newscenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Digital Research / statistics Unusually, NCT states how much it costs per day to run the Web site: £12. While this figure is surprisingly low – it suggests an annual fee of £4,380 which is unlikely to include any staff costs, it is nevertheless useful to have such a figure when seeking support for such a project. Very few other charities seem to publish such a figure.As well as the cost per day, NCT are able to claim that, based on their site’s statistics package, on average 1,000 people benefit from the Web site’s information each day.The appeal follows the charity’s closure earlier this year of NCTconnect, its online forum for parents and parents-to-be, after just 18 months.last_img read more

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Joe Saxton to speak at N Ireland fundraising convention

first_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  57 total views,  1 views today Advertisement Tagged with: Nfpsynergy Northern Ireland Training  58 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Howard Lake | 19 October 2016 | Newscenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Joe Saxton of nfpSynergy will be the plenary speaker at this year’s Institute of Fundraising’s convention in Northern Ireland on 10th November.Saxton was chair of the Institute of Fundraising from 2005-2008 and was co-founder and chair of CharityComms from 2006 to 2013. Under the theme of ‘Championing Your Cause’ Joe will speak on what the next 10 years holds for fundraising.Topics for the conference include:How you can attract supporters and encourage them to raise more onlineHow to get the most from social media on a small budgetWorkshop on trustsWorkshop on community eventsWorkshop on individual givingThe Northern Ireland convention will be held in the Ramada Plaza in Belfast and the cost will vary from £69 to £133 depending on attendee status. Joe Saxton to speak at N Ireland fundraising convention last_img read more

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RSF and 40 NGOs call for immediate release of Dr Abduljalil al-Singace

first_imgAmericans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB)ARTICLE 19Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR)Bahrain Human Rights ObservatoryBahrain Human Rights SocietyBahrain Institute of Rights and Democracy (BIRD)Bahrain Press AssociationBahrain Youth Society for Human RightsCairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE)CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen ParticipationCommittee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)English PenEthical Journalism NetworkEuropean – Bahraini Organisation for Human Rights (EBOHR)European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR)Front Line DefendersGulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR)Index on CensorshipInternational Forum for Democracy and Human Rights (IFDHR)Irish PenKhiam Rehabilitation Center for Victims of Torture (KRC)Maharat FoundationMothers Legacy ProjectNo Peace Without JusticePEN American CenterPEN CanadaPen InternationalProject on Middle East Democracy (POMED)Rafto FoundationRedressReporters Without BordersSalam for Democracy and Human RightsSentinel Human Rights DefendersShia Rights WatchThe Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI)The European Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (ECDHR)The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)Tunisia Initiative for Freedom of ExpressionVivartaWales PEN Cymru to go further Follow the news on Bahrain Help by sharing this information RSF_en August 27, 2015 – Updated on January 20, 2016 RSF and 40 NGOs call for immediate release of Dr Abduljalil al-Singace News News October 14, 2020 Find out more News BahrainMiddle East – North Africa German spyware company FinFisher searched by public prosecutors Receive email alerts Coronavirus “information heroes” – journalism that saves lives March 17, 2021 Find out more BahrainMiddle East – North Africa Organisation June 15, 2020 Find out more Bahraini prisoner of conscience Dr Abduljalil al-Singace today hits a milestone 160 days of hunger strike as rights organisations appeal for his freedom. Forty-one international NGOs today released an urgent appeal addressed to the Government of Bahrain to release the hunger striker.On 21 March 2015, Dr al-Singace went on hunger strike in protest at the collective punishment and acts of torture that police inflicted upon prisoners following a riot in Jau Prison earlier that month. Since then, he has subsisted on water, fizzy drinks and IV injections.The United States government recently stated their awareness of Dr al-Singace’s case and urged Bahrain to ensure adequate medical care for all prisoners and an investigation into all reports of mistreatment. The UK government has previously raised his case with Bahrain, though they have never called for his release. The 41 NGOs call on the international community, and in particular the US and the European Union, to urge for Dr al-Singace’s release.The release of the urgent appeal also coincides with a protest led by the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democacy (BIRD), English PEN, Index on Censorship and REDRESS outside the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London, calling on them to take action on Dr al-Singace’s case and to put pressure on the Bahraini authorities to end human rights abuses in Bahrain and its prisons.Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei, Director of Advocacy at BIRD: “The United Kingdom should use its leverage with Bahrain to secure Abduljalil’s release and hold their ally accountable. He is a blogger, a journalist, a thinker and categorically should not be in prison.” Cat Lucas, Writers at Risk Programme Manager, English PEN: “PEN remains seriously concerned for Dr al-Singace, now on the 160th day of his hunger strike in protest at the treatment of his fellow prisoners. We continue to urge the Bahraini authorities to release Dr al-Singace and the many other writers of concern to PEN unconditionally, and to allow him access to the medical attention he requires, as well as to reading and writing materials, as a matter of urgency.” Jodie Ginsberg, CEO, Index on Censorship: “Dr al-Singace has been on hunger strike for more than five months and the UK has yet to call for his release. His arrest, sentencing and treatment in jail have received international condemnation and we call on Britain to join global counterparts in calling for Dr al-Singace’s release and ensuring he receives appropriate medical assistance.”Dr Abduljalil al-Singace is a prisoner of conscience and a member of the Bahrain 13, a group of activists arrested by the Bahraini government for their role in peaceful protests in 2011. Dr al-Singace is a blogger, academic, and former Head of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bahrain. Dr al-Singace is currently serving a life sentence ordered by a military court on 22 June 2011. News Tenth anniversary of Bahraini blogger’s arrestlast_img read more

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