News & Announcements

News and Announcements

Registration Opens for Both In-Person and Virtual Attendees on April 15th

Registration is Online OnlySwedenborg.org/Events-Activities/Annual-Convention Saturday, June 25th – Wednesday, June 29th 2022 This summer’s 198th annual convention, from Saturday, June 25 to Wednesday, June 29 will convene in Southern California at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB). This annual convention is hosted by Wayfarers Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes, The Garden Church in San Pedro, …

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Cleaning Out Central Office

Written by Herb Ziegler Over a long weekend in February, a crew of Swedenborgians assumed the task of sorting through files and various collected items that convention had stored in the basement of Swedenborg Chapel in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The collection of papers and other items has been piling up for many years and only occasionally …

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Dr. Rebecca Esterson Named Next Dean of the Center for Swedenborgian Studies

Written by Jane Siebert The Board of Trustees of the Center for Swedenborgian Studies, (CSS) the Corporation of the New Church Theological School, is delighted and honored to announce the selection of our new dean, Dr. Rebecca Esterson, starting July 1, 2022.Rev. Dr. James Lawrence is retiring after twenty-one years as dean and will become …

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Not In My Name!

From the Social Justice Committee Written by Robert McCluskey I first learned of Christian nationalism in 1984, when I joined the Religious Liberty Committee of the National Council of Churches. The specific issue was “Christian Identity,” a new militia movement at the time. Its strange, underlying tenet was that White people, not Jews, are the …

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