Open Stewardship Foundation to Award Over $300,000 to 45 Non-Profit Organizations Serving the Community
The organizations that would receive charitable funds from Open Stewardship Foundation have been selected and announced. Open Stewardship Foundation has been working to give back to the community by giving 10 percent of the profits of Open Bank to organizations that serve their local communities each year.
Korean pastors in Los Angeles visited the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)’s Olympic Community Police Station and hosted a barbecue on March 2 to express gratitude and appreciation.
Korean American Family Services (KFAM), a non-profit which provides counseling and other services for those in the Korean community, will be expanding the ways through which it funds its pro bono counseling program, the group announced on Tuesday.
L.A. Ministry Leaders Discuss the Importance of Diversity and Space at Reimagining Religion Conference
“Los Angeles is American Protestantism in 20 years,” according to Andrew Johnson, a research associate with the Center for Religion and Civic Culture (CRCC) at the University of Southern California.
Korean American Non-Profit and Seminary Partner to Train Clergy on Domestic Violence Prevention and Intervention
The Korean Christian community in Southern California has gained 23 more advocates trained to prevent domestic violence and to build healthier families.
Fuller Theological Seminary, located in Pasadena, CA, recently hosted the film director Martin Scorsese in a private screening and interview session that took place at the Laemmle’s Playhouse on January 7.
Children and youth currently living in foster homes were able to celebrate Christmas this year at a party co-hosted by Korean American Family Services (KFAM) and the LA County Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) on December 21 from noon to 4 PM.
The Korean Salvation Army’s red kettle campaign, which began in mid-November in Los Angeles, concluded on Christmas Eve. This year, the group was able to raise $48,000, almost as much as its goal of $50,000. To note, last year, the group raised $40,000.
About 25 Korean pastors, seminary students, and their spouses attended a two-day retreat on domestic violence prevention from December 8 to 9 at the Holy Spirit Retreat Center, located in Encino, CA.
Korean American Family Services will be hosting a presentation for Korean families who are interested in being foster families. The seminar will take place on December 10 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM at the Korean American Family Services (KFAM) office in Los Angeles, and will offer information on the conditions and training processes required to become a foster family.
Study: Church Attendance Linked to Physical and Psychological Health, Marriage Stability, Longer Life
Church attendance is linked to longer life, physical and psychological health, and greater marital stability, according to a new study by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH).
A new survey shows that a quarter of Christian low-cost schools in Pakistan do not have potable drinking water facilities, and about half of them have no playgrounds and separate facilities for staff.
Vietnam passed a new Law on Belief and Religion last week which may curtail freedom of religion in the country, according to media reports.
The election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. President came as a shock to some Christians across the nation, but perhaps equally shocking was the exit poll result that 81 percent of evangelicals voted for Trump.
The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health will be hosting a seminar for religious leaders to raise awareness on the ‘holiday blues,’ or symptoms of depression and anxiety that occur particularly during the holiday season.