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Bankruptcy trustee recommends RCC sale to another church

And the apparent winner is United Nations Church International. Aiming to keep the Richmond Christian Center a place of worship, a court-appointed trustee is recommending a sale of the church’s 5-acre property in South Side to Richmond-based UNCI for $2.9 ...

City police holding church safety forum

The Richmond Police Department is holding a forum about safety for places of worship. The free forum is designed to help mosques, churches, synagogues and all places of worship with safety procedures that can help protect their worshippers and property. ...

Religious conservatives defend Roy Moore

Conservative Christian supporters of former Alabama Judge Roy Moore are defending the U.S. Senate candidate against allegations of molesting a 14-year-old girl decades ago — and one of them used the biblical story of Mary and Joseph to rationalize an ...

Richmond Christian Center decision to be made Nov. 20

The future of the Richmond Christian Center’s 5-acre property in South Side is to be determined on Monday, Nov. 20. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Keith L. Phillips set the new date Tuesday after an attorney for RCC’s court appointed trustee, ...

Va. Christian Alliance hosts program on impact of technology

The Virginia Christian Alliance is sponsoring a seminar, “Digital Cocaine: A Journey Toward iBalance,” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Bon Air Baptist Church, 2531 Buford Road.

4th Circuit renders decision in battle over Md. cross

For 92 years, a four-story-tall cross has stood at a major intersection in Prince George’s County, Md., paying silent tribute to members of the American military who died fighting in World War I. Now, in the latest church-state battle over ...

Richmond Christian Center to be sold

Will it remain a church, but under a different name? Or will it be sold for development? These questions will soon be answered about the property in the 200 block of Cowardin Avenue in South Side where the Richmond Christian ...

Charter schools debate continues

Are charter schools a threat to public education? That issue will be the focus of a two-part program titled “Protecting Public Education” that will feature a panel discussion and the screening of a documentary about the cost of privatizing education, ...

Trump speaks at event hosted by hate group

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, President Trump spoke to a hate group last week — and he was a hit. The Family Research Council, which is on the SPLC hate group list, invited the 45th president to speak ...

Speaking Spirit adds second sanctuary in Chesterfield

Speaking Spirit Ministries is on the grow.

St. Paul’s Episcopal hosts luncheon series Downtown

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Downtown is hosting a series of speakers on issues ranging from race, politics and mental health and addiction during its Friday luncheon series, “Eyes on Richmond.” The theme for the fall series: “Reclaiming the Prophetic ...

Church members dispute alleged support for Dr. Henderson

Dr. Morris G. Henderson has yet to win congregational support to remain as pastor of Thirty-first Baptist Church, according to six members.

Cake dispute turns into highly visible First Amendment religious football

Sometimes a wedding cake is just delicious. And sometimes it is a First Amendment football. In the U.S. Supreme Court’s term that began Monday, the nation’s highest court will hear Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a.k.a. “The Cake ...

Nuns rock like no others

Eleven nuns take the stage wearing traditional black-and-white habits but are anything but old school as they belt out songs to the ringing of an electric guitar and a rock ‘n’ roll beat.

Congregation to vote on pastor’s request to stay

Dr. Morris G. Henderson announced his retirement in late May, but now he is seeking to stay on as pastor of Thirty-first Street Baptist Church.

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