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Russia asks church to help fight AIDS

Moscow (ENInews) As the number of people suffering from HIV/AIDS continues to grow in Russia, government agencies are turning to the Russian Orthodox Church for help in stemming the epidemic, ministering to its victims, and fighting their stigmatization by society.

Hey elders: Try a little humility

WASHINGTON, Iowa (Special to Presbyterian News Service) Effective elders are humble elders, the Revs. Mark Martin and Gary Burnett told elders attending Elder 102 training, sponsored by the Presbytery of East Iowa, at United Presbyterian Church in October.

Fellowship sheds a tier

The Fellowship of Presbyterians has revised the options it will present as possible courses of action for congregations to consider at the Fellowship’s next meeting, in Orlando Jan. 18-20.