Kim Lawton looks at the ways some churches are urging their members to avoid consumerism and practice more meaningful Christmas gift giving.
Author Archives: Sally Morrow
About Sally Morrow
Sally Morrow joined Religion News Service in March 2012. Sally’s interest in photography began in her high school’s dark room. She has since attended film school at the College of Santa Fe, holds a B.A. in Communications and Spanish from UMKC, and holds an M.A. in Photojournalism from the University of Missouri. Her graduate thesis project “Picturing Immigration” was published in News Photographer Magazine.
Sally has worked as a photographer, videographer and photo/multimedia editor at the Des Moines Register, the South Florida Sun Sentinel and Newsday. Her editorial and freelance photography has appeared in various publications and professional websites. In addition to her responsibilities at RNS, Sally currently shoots freelance photography in Kansas City, Mo. and is an adjunct instructor at the University of Missouri.
(RNS) The second night of Hanukkah fell on Thanksgiving in a rare convergence this year. Many Jewish families ate turkey and then lit the menorah, a nine-branched candelabra.
“According to many in the Jewish community, Hanukkah and Thanksgiving have much more in common this year than just a calendar date. They both celebrate gratitude, community, and religious tolerance.”
Fresco artist Joy Baer explains the all-natural process of making paint with earth minerals on a porous surface.
On Nov. 25, 1963, President John F. Kennedy’s body is carried to Arlington National Cemetery. Friday, Nov. 22, will mark the 50th anniversary of this historic assassination.
Breaking news of three shots fired in Dallas, confusion and mixed reports of his condition, and finally the confirmation that President John F. Kennedy had died – all captured in a video compilation edited by Time’s video staff.
As many as 10,000 people were feared dead in the Philippine city of Tacloban as surviving residents struggled to find food, water and shelter four days after Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the islands. These photos were shot by workers for World Vision, the international relief organization.