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NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The sheer scope and inhumanity of the World Trade Center attack united Scientologists around the world to do everything in their power to create a better world, beginning that very day with New York Scientologists in their signature bright yellow Volunteer Ministers T-shirts immediately heading downtown.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York. The Church of Scientology International honors the rescue workers and the Scientology Volunteer Ministers who served them. The unsung heroes who responded to the attacks at Ground Zero 20 years ago on September 11 brought hope and renewed belief at a time when an affirmation of the basic goodness of Mankind was sorely needed.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On International Overdose Awareness Day, a full day of drug-prevention programming on the Scientology Network provides solutions at the grassroots level. The Church of Scientology International invites parents, educators and civic and community leaders wishing to make a difference about the drug overdose crisis to see how leaders in the field of drug prevention are making an impact on this urgent issue.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the CDC reporting overdose deaths up 30 percent in 2020, the Church of Scientology International reaches out with vital information anyone may use to take effective action at home and in their communities. Effective drug education is more urgent now than ever. Because the best time to end drug abuse is before it begins.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- World Humanitarian Day, August 19, "recognizes the efforts of aid workers who put their lives on the line to help affected people during times of global crisis." With the number and severity of natural disasters escalating and a pandemic that continues to surge, World Humanitarian Day takes on entirely new dimensions. The Church of Scientology International extends thanks to numerous orgs.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Church of Scientology has long sponsored programs for the betterment of their communities and the world at large. These focus on eradicating social ills: from drug abuse and addiction to rampant violation of human rights and the lack of a moral compass that breeds corruption and crime.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scientologists across America took a stand against drug abuse and crime August 3 by joining local law enforcement and nonprofit organizations to make National Night Out 2021 special for their communities. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and raises awareness about crime and drug prevention.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Church of Scientology International extends an invitation to people of goodwill to join Scientology Churches and Missions in support of International Day of Friendship, a United Nations initiative that promotes "friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals" and seeks to "inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities."
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Protecting the most basic human right of all, the right to life, South Africa's Scientology Volunteer Ministers continue to serve Mandela's beloved country. Mandela Day commemorates the birthday of Nelson Mandela "in recognition of the former South African President's contribution to the culture of peace and freedom."
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For UN World Youth Skills Day, celebrated July 15, the Church of Scientology International provides skills training resources for mentors, nonprofits and community programs to help youth improve their ability to learn new skills and survive in today's competitive and challenging world. These are available free of charge on the Scientology website at Scientology.org/courses.
Celebrating Freedom and the Founding of the Church of Scientology in the Nation’s Capital July 4, 1955
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Established July 4, by Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard, the Founding Church of Scientology in Washington, D.C., holds a unique place in the history of the Scientology religion. It was inaugurated blocks from the White House and served as the first fully formed center of Scientology training and religious counseling.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This weekend on International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, and throughout the year, the Church of Scientology International and Scientologists help youth make the self-determined decision to live drug-free. Why? Because drug prevention works. And it saves young lives.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mexico Scientologists and their families were honored for their service to Catholic church officials and parishioners with a special Mass at the Iglesia Santa Maria de Guadalupe Capuchinas, part of the complex of the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For 16 days, a team of Scientology Volunteer Ministers from Florida, arranged by the Freewinds, the Church of Scientology religious retreat, came to the aid of the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
‘Restore Our Earth’ is the Theme of Earth Day 2021 and the Passion and Way of Life of Scientologist Peter Vajda
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scientology Network's "Meet a Scientologist" television series celebrates the work of agricultural engineer Peter Vajda, the Church of Scientology International announced today. For Vajda, this year's Earth Day theme, "Restore Our Earth," is a passion and way of life as it focuses attention on regenerating the world's ecosystems through natural processes, emerging green technologies and innovative thinking.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Selects Sports Connect to Advance the Growth of Faith-Based Athletics
PLANO, Texas, March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stack Sports today announced that the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) - an organization dedicated to helping athletes unite their two passions, faith, and athletics, to impact the world for Jesus Christ - has selected Sports Connect, powered by Stack Sports, to provide its organization with real-time membership insights, better communications tools and an enhanced registration process for local clubs and leagues.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Jan. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Gina Marie Mordecki's daughter was raped and murdered, she prayed that her death would not be in vain. Her new book, "God's Amazing Intimacy in Grief" (ISBN: 979-8578563751), is the answer to that prayer. Mordecki's book is written to help heal the hearts of others who have experienced the tragic loss of a loved one.
Four Thousand Recovered Members of Shincheonji Church of Jesus Donate Plasma for the Third Time to Combat COVID-19
DAEGU, South Korea, Nov. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 4,000 members from Shincheonji Church of Jesus are planned to participate in the group's third plasma donation drive, starting from November 16, 2020. Shincheonji Church of Jesus (SCJ), is an organization established in South Korea with branches across the globe.
Episcopal Diocese of New York receives $1 Million from Lilly Endowment to launch ‘Episcopal Futures: An Initiative for Collaborative Transformation’
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Episcopal Diocese of New York is pleased to announce that it has received a grant of $1 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish "Episcopal Futures: An Initiative for Collaborative Transformation."
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Christ Lutheran Church, located in Santa Clarita, California, has launched an updated website to increase their reach and accessibility in the community while adhering to social distancing guidelines.