Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: church

Supreme Court rejects plea to overturn ban on after-school services

WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court has rejected an evangelical church’s plea to overturn New York City’s ban on after-hours religious worship services at public schools. The justices on Monday left in place a federal appeals court ruling that upheld the city’s ...

Read More »

Charles C. Haynes: Sixth-grader wins round for religious expression (access required)

If you wonder why many Christian parents view public schools as hostile to their faith, talk to Michael Ayers — father of a sixth-grader in the Pocono Mountain School District in northeastern Pennsylvania. Last December, his little girl wanted to ...

Read More »

Supreme Court divided on church employment suit

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Count on Tuesday seemed deeply divided on how far the government can intrude inside the employment practices of churches and religious groups, a decision being closely watched by religious institutions concerned about their independence and by ...

Read More »

4th Circuit affirms arbitration award in favor of church (access required)

A Prince George’s County church is entitled to more than $130,000 in damages from a Shenandoah Valley-based metalworking company, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has held. The decision affirmed an arbitrator’s award in favor of the First Baptist ...

Read More »

Job seekers finding help with church groups

ANNAPOLIS — The small group of people gathered at the Calvary United Methodist Church could easily be part of a prayer group or perhaps attending Bible study. Instead, they’re members of a support group aimed at helping them find jobs. ...

Read More »