Oando Plc (OANDO.ng) 2012 Presentation

first_imgOando Plc (OANDO.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Energy sector has released it’s 2012 presentation For more information about Oando Plc (OANDO.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Oando Plc (OANDO.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Oando Plc (OANDO.ng)  2012 presentation Company ProfileOando Plc is the largest integrated energy solutions provider in Nigeria and internationally. The company has onshore and offshore oil and gas exploration operations throughout Africa and trades in crude refined and unrefined petroleum products. Separate operations are responsible for storing, hauling and distributing petroleum and gas products; providing logistics and other services; and managing aviation activities. Oando Trading supplies and trades crude oil and petroleum products which includes naphtha, gasoline, fuel oil, gas oil, kerosene and bitumen. Oando Financial Trading & Hedging offers a highly centralised and financial risk management framework and is active in most financial energy markets worldwide. Oando Shipping & Chartering has access to a global pool of shipping brokers and vessel owners which means it is able to offer highly competitive rates for shipping and chartering services. Established in 1956 and formerly known as Unipetrol Nigeria Plc, the company changed its name to Oando Plc in 2003. Oando Plc is a subsidiary of Ocean and Oil Development Partners Limited. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Oando Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Cornerstone Insurance Company Plc (CORNER.ng) HY2019 Interim Report

first_imgCornerstone Insurance Company Plc (CORNER.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2019 interim results for the half year.For more information about Cornerstone Insurance Company Plc (CORNER.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Cornerstone Insurance Company Plc (CORNER.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Cornerstone Insurance Company Plc (CORNER.ng)  2019 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileCornerstone Insurance Company Plc is an insurance company in Nigeria offering products for life and non-life classes. The company provides risk underwriting and related financial services for individuals, corporate and institutional customers. This includes products for motor vehicles, aviation, marine, engineering all risks, asset protection, liability to third party, oil and gas, group life, credit life, mortgage protection, term assurance, wealth creation and Islamic insurance. Cornerstone Insurance Company Plc was the first insurance company in Nigeria to provide customers with an online platform for insurance transactions. The company’s services are easily accessible through internet and mobile technology. Cornerstone Insurance Company Plc’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Cornerstone Insurance Company Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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The ODX share price jumps! Should I buy the stock?

first_img Adventurous investors like you won’t want to miss out on what could be a truly astonishing opportunity…You see, over the past three years, this AIM-listed company has been quietly powering ahead… rewarding its shareholders with generous share price growth thanks to a carefully orchestrated ‘buy and build’ strategy.And with a first-class management team at the helm, a proven, well-executed business model, plus market-leading positions in high-margin, niche products… our analysts believe there’s still plenty more potential growth in the pipeline.Here’s your chance to discover exactly what has got our Motley Fool UK investment team all hot-under-the-collar about this tiny £350+ million enterprise… inside a specially prepared free investment report.But here’s the really exciting part… right now, we believe many UK investors have quite simply never heard of this company before! Click here to claim your copy of this special investment report — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top Small-Cap Stock… free of charge! The high-calibre small-cap stock flying under the City’s radar Rupert Hargreaves has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. See all posts by Rupert Hargreaves Enter Your Email Address Rupert Hargreaves | Thursday, 11th February, 2021 | More on: ODX center_img I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Image source: Getty Images The ODX (LSE: ODX) share price has rocketed in recent weeks. Over the past four months, shares in the diagnostics and testing business have increased in value by more than 80%. Over the past 12 months, the stock has increased in value by nearly 600%.  The company’s longer-term performance is a bit more sedate. The ODX share price bumbled along at a price of between 15p to 20p between the beginning of 2016 and March of 2020.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…However, when the pandemic struck, its fortunes began to change. It has offered its experience in the testing and diagnostic space to help the government’s testing programme. ODX had planned to produce as many as five different types of Covid-19 tests. And today, the firm has announced that it has agreed a contract with the UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to provide manufacturing capacity for Covid-19 lateral flow antigen tests.A new deal The company hasn’t said how much of an impact this agreement will have on its future potential. Nevertheless, management has disclosed that the deal could provide a “significant contribution” to future performance.There’s no doubt this is a massive deal for the firm. ODX anticipates it will be able to produce approximately two million tests per week by the end of April. Production can begin as soon as the DHSC has a test that has passed performance and regulatory hurdles. There’s no doubt in my mind this is a tremendous opportunity for the company. Still, I think it’s challenging to place a value on the ODX share price right now. According to its latest figures, full-year group revenue for its current financial year is expected to be £9.3m.Management believes the organisation will report earnings before interest tax depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) loss of around £2.1m-£2.3m on this figure. How much is the ODX share price worth? Next year, the company expects to deliver “substantial revenue growth compared to this financial year.” Management also sees tremendous opportunities in the group’s legacy food intolerance testing business alongside its Covid-19 testing division.As the financial terms of the latest deal with the DHSC haven’t been disclosed, it’s difficult at this stage to tell how much of an impact this will have on ODX’s revenue growth next year.Based on what we do know, City analysts have pencilled in revenues of £12.6m for its 2021 financial year, and £14.7m for 2022. This could translate into earnings per share of around 0.9p. I should caution that these are just forecasts at this stage.There’s no guarantee the company will meet these targets. Equally, it could surpass these growth projections. Still, looking at its current market capitalisation of £170m, I think the ODX share price might have gotten ahead of itself in recent weeks. The company’s future is highly uncertain, and we don’t know how much of an impact the latest deal will have on its bottom line at this point. Therefore, while the City expects big things from the business in the next two years, ODX’s current valuation makes me uneasy. I’m not a buyer of the shares at current levels as a result.  The ODX share price jumps! Should I buy the stock? Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shareslast_img read more

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The TUI share price has delivered a 42% return in three months. Should I invest?

first_img Enter Your Email Address Kirsteen Mackay | Wednesday, 17th February, 2021 | More on: TUI Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Image source: Getty Images. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. The TUI share price has delivered a 42% return in three months. Should I invest? Kirsteen has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Airline operator and FTSE 250 travel group TUI (LSE:TUI) has seen its fortunes pivot in the past three months. After being hammered by the pandemic, news of the vaccine rollout prompted a rush to buy shares and the TUI share price has recovered 42% since mid-November.TUI’s share price endures extreme volatilityOperating in the hospitality, restaurant and leisure sector has not been much fun since the pandemic hit. And volatility across the markets has been rife.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Unfortunately, that 42% jump isn’t as rosy as it sounds. That’s because the TUI share price has actually experienced extreme volatility during this period and shareholders who bought in at the peak on January 21 will be down 16%. The recent drop comes in the wake of further UK travel restrictions. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” The UK government is bringing in tougher sanctions on travel arrangements, which doesn’t bode well for TUI. The rules include travellers having to pay to quarantine in government-designated hotels (usually around London). This news is likely to discourage people from flying abroad anytime soon. Thus, adding further risk to investing in travel stocks.Other TUI newsThis week TUI announced it’s continuing its cancellation of Marella Cruises at least until April 30. It’s also cutting up to 180 jobs in Spain.In slightly better news, TUI has become the first European airline to resume Boeing 737 MAX flights. These airliners were grounded globally after two fatal crashes. But after the US lifted its ban, the European authorities recently followed.It’s worth remembering that TUI wasn’t in great shape even before the pandemic hit. It did briefly benefit from Thomas Cook’s demise, but prior to that was suffering from the 737 MAX grounding.FTSE 250 stock’s financial outlookThe job cuts and streamlining that Covid-19 enforced mean it could be in better shape going forward. However, its debt levels have increased exponentially this year. And last year the company reported a £2.8bn pre-tax loss to September 30. Then, in its most recent trading update for Q1, it posted revenues of £410m, which was down over 87% year-on-year. At the end of 2019, TUI’s market cap was £5.4bn, but today it’s fallen to around £2bn.Going on the basis that 2.8m customers had already booked its holidays, the company said it expects to be running at 80% of its normal capacity for this summer. However, many pundits think that’s wishful thinking and Grant Shapps, UK Secretary of State for Transport, agrees. He said: “People shouldn’t be booking holidays right now – not domestically or internationally.”TUI shares are cheap, but that doesn’t mean they’re a bargain. For investors with a tolerance for risk, TUI may prove a lucrative recovery play. Personally, I’m not ready to dip my toe in the travel sector and I don’t think TUI is among the best shares to buy now. Therefore, I won’t be investing in this FTSE 250 stock. See all posts by Kirsteen Mackaylast_img read more

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Parisse inspired by legendary Barbarians of the past

first_img“I hold players like George Smith and Martyn Williams in high esteem and it will also be a great privilege for me to take the field alongside them against Wales.”Parisse expects the clash to be a gruelling contest but is determined to get the most out of his Barbarians experience and that means finishing up on the winning side against Wales.“I know Wales will be using this match to fine-tune their squad for the Rugby World Cup, but there will be players like Martyn in the Baa-Baas squad who will also be vying for their places,” added Parisse. “We will have a side full of quality players and we will all be intent on winning and doing justice to the great tradition of Barbarians rugby in the process. Sergio celebrates with his Italian side after beating France in the Six NationsItaly and Stade Francais back row talisman Sergio Parisse says his selection for the Barbarians squad which will face Wales at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday 4th June, is ‘a great personal achievement and one of the highlights of his rugby career’.Parisse, the current Italian captain who has 74 caps for his country and is still just 27 years of age, is set to line-up in an all-star back row alongside the 110-times capped Australian George Smith and 98-times capped Welshman Martyn Williams.Wales announced their 26-man squad for the match yesterday and named Williams’ Blues colleague Sam Warburton as captain in a group which retains the likes of Shane Williams, Mike Phillips, Jonathan Davies, Stephen Jones and Ryan Jones and also sees the return of Toulon centre Gavin Henson and Dragons wing Aled Brew alongside five uncapped players.Partnering Williams, who is still vying for a place in Wales coach Warren Gatland’s final Rugby World Cup Squad, to be announced in August, and Smith is particularly appealing for Parisse who regards his invitation to play for the Baa-Baas as a huge honour. “Barbarians rugby is one of the greatest traditions in the game and something that I grew up watching and which very much inspired me,” he said.“It will be a great honour for me to make my Barbarians debut and take on Wales at the Millennium Stadium. I will regard it as a great personal achievement and one of the highlights of my career so far to be able to pull on the famous jersey which so many legends of the game have worn. ROME, ITALY – MARCH 12: Sergio Parisse of Italy celebrates after the RBS Six Nations match between Italy and France at the Stadio Flaminio on March 12, 2011 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images) LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS “From those great matches in the 70’s which were played at the Cardiff Arms Park right through to recent matches like the victory over New Zealand at Twickenham, Baa-Baas games are always historic matches. “I’m very much looking forward to being a Barbarian and all the tradition and the history that goes with it, but it will be even better for me if I can finish the game as a winning Barbarian.”Tickets are available now, from £30 for adults, £15 children and £100 for a family of four, for Wales’ exciting clash with the Baa Baas at the Millennium Stadium on 4th June (Kick-off 2.30pm), call: 08442 777 888 or order online at www.wru.co.uklast_img read more

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Folks flat-out having fun with traveling laminated Jesus cutout

first_img Featured Jobs & Calls By Sharon SheridanPosted Jul 22, 2013 The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Comments (3) Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Kyle Matthew Oliver says: Rector Belleville, IL July 28, 2013 at 9:47 am How can I get a Flat Jesus? Mine is going to ride a bicycle to some weird and wonderful places. Not the least of which would be Climate Ride 2013. We will be cycling from NYC to Washington DC. We will be raising awareness around sustainable transportation options. This falls right in line with our Christian values to care for our neighbors.Thanks Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Featured Events Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector Shreveport, LA This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Robert Nagy says: July 23, 2013 at 10:29 pm This just cracked me up. One time, when doing Stations of the Cross, at station #8, Jesus meets the women of Jerusalem, someone read the passage as, “…the women wailed and laminated him.” And I thought, “Wow, and I thought crucifixion was bad enough….” Many thx for a good chuckle. Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Robin Brodsky says: Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Collierville, TN Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Director of Music Morristown, NJ Associate Rector Columbus, GA Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Submit a Press Release TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Pittsburgh, PA Flat Jesus riding in a hot air balloon. Photo: Courtesy of Chris Gannon[Episcopal News Service] If God is everywhere, a laminated dude named Flat Jesus is doing his best to prove the point.Just check out his Facebook page and you’ll find him riding in a hot air balloon with Virginia Episcopalians, accompanying mission trips to the Dominican Republic and Kenya, watching Despicable Me 2, assisting with sermons (is that cheating?), relaxing on the beach and snuggling a dog. He even hangs out with the much-taller Flat Andy, modeled after Bishop Andy Doyle of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas.Flat Jesus is a laminated, hand-colored paper doll traveling the world this summer courtesy of St. James Episcopal Church in Birmingham, Michigan. The original “flat” character was Flat Stanley, star of a book by Jeff Brown in which a boy has remarkable adventures after waking up one day to discover he is flattened to half-an-inch thick. Today, schoolchildren routinely write letters accompanied by Flat Stanleys to friends and family, who provide fun geography lessons by snapping photos of the paper fellow posing at various local sites. There’s even a Flat Stanley Project app.Stanley inspired other “flat” folk, including Flat Andy. Chris Gannon, Flat Jesus handler and minister to youth and adults at St. James, saw something about Flat Jesus online and thought, “Oh, wow, what a cool way to keep our congregation kind of connected over the summer.”A bulletin board at St. James Episcopal Church in Birmingham, Michigan, tracks the travels of Flat Jesus. Photo: Chris GannonGannon created a template and enlisted the parish’s children in coloring a few dozen and distributing them to parishioners to take along on vacation and send photos. “I think they were a little hesitant at first,” Gannon said.But a vestry member brought Jesus to Germany and posted pictures. One family reported back from a multi-generational vacation in Alabama. “The pictures were just priceless” – including Flat Jesus buried in sand at the beach – Gannon said. Lamination has allowed him to walk on water in several locales.Word spread. Folks outside St. James began requesting Flat Jesus – about six a day, now – and posted their pictures and conversations about him on the Facebook page. An overflowing bulletin board at the church charts his travels. From June 17 to July 18, 114 Flat Jesuses headed out the door.Not stuck in a fashion rut, he sports several different tunics. “We’ve got peace signs on them. We’ve got Larry Boy from Veggie Tales,” Gannon said. They’ve created special tunics for the different states he hasn’t been invited to yet – the first Vermonter to request a Flat Jesus, for example, will receive one depicting his favorite Ben and Jerry’s flavor, Whirled Peace.And he does like ice cream, at least according to an entry on the Rev. Elizabeth Kaeton’s blog, in which he and his priestly chauffer discuss issues of both justice and calorie counting.“You know, it’s a good thing these are only 170 calories, or I’d quickly move from being ‘Flat Jesus’ to ‘Fat Jesus,’” he says after a celebratory ice cream cone.Kaeton was among the first to request Flat Jesus and boosted his profile with her blog posts about him, Gannon said. “I think she was probably a huge reason why it’s gotten so big and gone so far.”But “fat Jesus” moments, not to mention a Facebook photo of the flat vacationer enjoying a beer at the beach, sometimes make her worry that someone will object to the Flat Jesus project. So far, Gannon said, no one has.“Those are the moments when I fear that somebody would see it as heretical or spoofing too much,” she said. “I think it just makes Jesus more accessible.”And, far from being silly, she said, “I think we’re being very serious about evangelism. I just think this is a perfect way to start conversation. Folks who don’t normally talk about Jesus … wouldn’t talk about what Jesus thought about their day together as a family, are doing so, and I just think that’s wonderful.”Jesus does a little outreach with Jessie Cragg of Trinity Episcopal Church at a summer feeding program in Kirksville, Missouri. Photo: Maria EvansDr. Maria Evans, a laboratory medical director at a hospital in Kirksville, Missouri, ordered a Flat Jesus after reading about him on Kaeton’s blog and immediately brought him along to help out at Food for Kids in town.A large percentage of the county’s children receive free or reduced school lunches, she explained. “That means during the summer they may not be getting lunch. Several churches in town have partnered together to have a summer feeding program, where everybody who comes to one of the city parks can get a nutritious lunch, and that includes the adults that accompany the children. So Flat Jesus went there. The kids thought he was kind of cool.”Later, he attended a nursing home Eucharist and Bible study on the story of Mary and Martha.“He kept quiet,” Evans said. “I figure, if he had any problems with the way we were interpreting it, he would’ve said something.”How much Flat Jesus talks, Gannon observed, “depends [on] who he’s talking to.”“He is ecumenical,” she noted. He traveled to Indiana to attend the Presbyterian Church’s triennial youth event and also visited a Presbyterian vacation Bible school.Evans planned to take her Flat Jesus to vacation Bible school as well as worship at her church, Trinity Episcopal in Kirksville. “I’m hoping to talk to a couple of the youth at my church to see if they want to borrow Flat Jesus for a while.Camp Chicago creations. Photo: Courtesy of Chris GannonShe hopes Flat Jesus will give local youngsters a larger perspective on the world. “Growing up in a small town, the world was very insular to me. It was hard for me to imagine places outside of small towns in Northeast Missouri. … A project like this, I believe it connects these youth with a much wider world – in this particular case, the much wider world of the Episcopal Church.”“Even if it’s kind of silly, anything that we do for the youth that widens their world and the world of the church is going to help them when they become adults to learn how to live up to the Baptismal Covenant, to see Christ in everyone,” she said.In an e-mail, Kaeton said she’d taken Flat Jesus “everywhere” and had been intrigued by how instantly recognizable he was.“My hospice patients who are Christian have loved it when I’ve brought him along with me when I visit. I have also taken him into skilled nursing facilities where many of my patients also suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and senile dementia,” said Kaeton, an Episcopal priest and hospice chaplain in Delaware.“Most times, I don’t even have to introduce him. ‘Oh, look,’ they say, ‘It’s Jesus!’ More often than not, that’s more words than they’ve said in weeks. It’s interesting that ‘Flat Jesus’ doesn’t exactly look like ‘traditional’ images, but they recognize him immediately. It’s also deeply moving to me that they recognize ‘Flat Jesus’ but no longer recognize their spouse or children or grandchildren.”Bishop of Central New York Gladstone B. (Skip) Adams III visited the Binghamton Mets to throw out the first pitch. Flat Jesus was there to welcome the bishop to the game along with more than 140 Episcopalians from the Binghamton district. Photo: Courtesy of Chris GannonThe same thing happens at church, along the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk and in local restaurants. “I’m amazed that no one – no, not one – asks, ‘What/Who is that?’ They may be a bit tentative and ask, ‘Is that who I think it is?’, but most exclaim, with some excitement and delight, ‘Wait! Is that who I think it is? Is that … Jesus?’”“I think it’s a wonderful way to keep a congregation connected to their communities of faith during the summer vacation months,” she said, adding, “I love ‘Flat Jesus’ because it’s an easy way to start a conversation about Jesus. In my experience, most Christians (well, okay, most Episcopalians) do not have a problem talking about God or the Spirit, but they stumble over talking about Jesus, even though they self-identify as Christians. There may be lots of reasons for that, but I suspect there’s a strong impulse to avoid association with more fundamentalist Christian groups whose Christology is narrow and rigid and judgmental.“I think ‘Flat Jesus’ helps us to reclaim Jesus from those who have hijacked his image and his teaching. It allows me the opportunity to do some teaching about his unconditional love and the gift of forgiveness and grace which are undeserved and unearned. It also allows me to talk about the ‘deep joy the apostles first knew.’ Those are critically important messages for people who are hungering and thirsting for Good News, but especially for hospice patients and their families to hear.”While everyone has recognized the cutout as Jesus, she noted, “I have had Asians and African Americans and Hispanic folk say wistfully, ‘He doesn’t look like me’ or ‘That’s not the way I imagine Jesus.’ I’ve also had some women and men who are feminist Christians say, ‘Jesus, for me, is Sophia.’ I’ve had some wonderful conversations about how the church needs a broader Christology with several folks that I think the institutional church needs to hear.”Flat Jesus, meanwhile, is clearly interested in saints past as well as present. He recently posed with the just-released Lent Madness bracket for 2014. “We’re big Lent Madness fans here,” Gannon said.The Rev. Tim Schenck, rector of St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in Hingham, Massachusetts, and creator of the annual saints competition modeled after basketball’s March Madness, wrote to ENS that he had not “personally encountered Flat Jesus.”“While at first glance, the idea of Flat Jesus is rather one-dimensional, anything that gets people talking about Jesus is terrific,” he said. “Maybe we’ve been misquoting him all these years. Instead of saying ‘Follow me,’ perhaps he really said ‘Flatten me.’ I’m delighted he’s taking an interest in next year’s Lent Madness bracket and, who knows, maybe Flat Saints aren’t far behind?”To Evans, it’s all about finding creative ways to spread the Good News. Like Flat Jesus, she said, “Lent Madness has been another one of those things that people are like, ‘Oh, is this really evangelism?’ and yeah, I think it is.”To request a Flat Jesus, contact Chris Gannon at [email protected]— Sharon Sheridan is an ENS correspondent.center_img Rector Knoxville, TN Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Rector Washington, DC Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET July 22, 2013 at 11:38 am A friend who’s a parishioner at St. Luke in the Fields in Manhattan has been cracking me up with his “Big Apple” Flat Jesus posts on FB. I especially liked “‪#‎FlatJesus‬ Hailing a cab on Park Avenue !” Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector Tampa, FL The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Bath, NC Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Submit an Event Listing Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Albany, NY Rector Hopkinsville, KY Folks flat-out having fun with traveling laminated Jesus cutout Press Release Service Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Martinsville, VA New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Submit a Job Listing Comments are closed. 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WellBeing’s Ovarian Cancer Appeal to launch in March 2004

first_img Tagged with: Trading About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis WellBeing will also be launching a special microsite dedicated to the campaign in early January 2004. Howard Lake | 4 December 2003 | Newscenter_img WellBeing’s Ovarian Cancer Appeal to launch in March 2004  25 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis WellBeing’s annual Ovarian Cancer Awareness Campaign will launch in March 2004 and the charity hopes to raise over £100,000 towards research into ovarian cancer.The awareness campaign will include a fundraising element in the form of selling Teal Ribbons – the international symbol for ovarian cancer. Teal Ribbons will be available from Bhs, Phase Eight stores and Fitness First health clubs nationwide plus other retailers throughout March. Advertisementlast_img read more

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Gatwick Airport Parking and Savoo in fundraising campaign for Brake

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis9 Howard Lake | 6 June 2019 | News  316 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis9 Savoo have launched a two-week campaign with Official Gatwick Airport Parking to raise extra donations for road safety charity Brake. They are promoting the issue of road safety as people book airport parking and plan to drive for their summer holidays.From 3rd to 16th June, every time someone books airport parking with Official Gatwick Airport Parking (OGAP) through online voucher and moneysaving site Savoo, Savoo will donate 4% of the value of each booking to Brake.The campaign follows other charity and retailer partnerships developed by Savoo including one between Stroke Association and Ryman and Alzheimers Research UK and Wickes.Like the OGAP campaign with summer holiday and parking bookings, there is usually a specific and relevant time period for each campaign. Gatwick Airport North Teminal security e-gates – photo: Gatwick Airport Ltd Tagged with: corporate fundraising lifestyle giving Savoo Savoo has included the Gatwick Airport Parking opportunity in its blog post on 10 ways to save on your holiday before you set off.It has also published advice on essential checks to make before a long drive, as part of its spport of Brake. As well as checking your car’s fluids and tyre pressures, they recommend:keeping a breakdown kit in the bootchecking you have brakedown coverhaving your car insurance details to handand ensuring you sleep well before driving.center_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Gatwick Airport Parking and Savoo in fundraising campaign for Brake Advertisement How the Savoo partnership with Brake and OGAP works1. Sign up for a Savoo account and select Brake as your chosen charity.2. Explore Savoo’s latest deals for Official Gatwick Airport Parking, including up to 60% off when you prebook.3. Click on the offer and click through to book your airport parking.4. Make sure the deal is applied once you reach the checkout.5. Once your booking is complete, Savoo will donate 4% of your booking total to Brake, provided your booking falls within the given dates.6. Once you’ve picked Brake as your chosen charity on Savoo, any deals and voucher codes you use to save money will mean a free donation for the charity.  315 total views,  1 views todaylast_img read more

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Consumers See “Organic” and ‘non-GM’ Food Labels as Synonymous

first_img Previous articleWeather Keep Indiana Harvest DelayedNext articleDrivers Surpass 2 Billion Miles on E15 Hoosier Ag Today Consumers See “Organic” and ‘non-GM’ Food Labels as Synonymous Facebook Twitter By Hoosier Ag Today – Oct 31, 2017 SHARE A study by Florida State University shows consumers regularly mix up food labels. Florida State University’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences says consumers mix up foods labeled “organic” and “non-genetically modified” and that some view the two labels as the same. A national survey of more than 1,000 consumers gauged their willingness to pay for food labeled “genetically modified” versus “non-genetically modified.” In the study, when consumers looked at packages of granola bars labeled “non-GMO Project,” they were willing to spend 35 cents more than for the boxes that had text that read “contains genetically engineered ingredients.” With the “USDA Organic” label, consumers were willing to pay nine cents more. Meanwhile, consumers indicated they were willing to pay 35 cents more for apples labeled “non-GMO Project” and 40 cents more for apples labeled “USDA Organic.”Organizers say the results led them to conclude that consumers do not distinguish definitions of the two food labels. For example, the researchers say it is possible that a product labeled “Non-GMO Project Verified” more clearly communicates the absence of GM ingredients than a product labeled “USDA Organic.”Source: NAFB News Service Facebook Twitter Home Indiana Agriculture News Consumers See “Organic” and ‘non-GM’ Food Labels as Synonymous SHARElast_img read more

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Understanding Foreclosure Process on Digital Mortgages

first_imgThe Legal League 100’s next webinar will be hosted on Wednesday, July 29, titled, “Going Digital: Understanding the Foreclosure Process on Digital Mortgages.”Highlights of the webinar include:What is a digital mortgage loan?Federal and state regulatory frameworkGetting it right at originationForeclosing on eMortgagesBest practices to mitigate common challengesJurisdictional challengesLitigation trends and issuesThe panel of experts comes from the law firm Orlans PC and includes, Regina Slowey, Esq., Managing Litigation Attorney; Jamie Welch, Esq., Lead Foreclosure Attorney; and John E. Tarburton, Esq., Lead Delaware Attorney.“E-mortgages and e-notes are not going to disappear, and are steadily gaining popularity because of the increased flexibility and convenience to consumers and lenders alike—it is very important to understand the concepts and potential pitfalls involved in these types of transactions,” Slowey said of eMortgages.A Perspective Blog from Fannie Mae in June, authored by Henry Cason, SVP and Head of Digital Products, said the reliance on digital closing options have become essential for lenders and borrowers working remotely.Cason said the demand for digital has driven growth in eMortgages. In October 2018, nearly 17,000 eNotes were registered. That number rose by more than 500% to more than 95,000 in 2019.That number continues to rise, as it hit a record high in February 2020 with 19,240 eNotes registered.“Why? Because eMortgages can be faster, more secure, and less expensive than traditional paper-based mortgages. They help speed the completion and delivery of loans. Loan documents (including the promissory note) are created, signed, stored, and transmitted electronically, eliminating the risk of lost or missing documents and enabling automated data verification,” Cason said in the blog.He added that both consumers and lenders are looking for a simple, quicker, and more reliable process that provides convenient and secure digital experiences.“With the recent shift many people have experienced to remote work, digital closing options are top of mind for lenders and other stakeholders. The speed and ease of eClosings allows borrowers to review and even sign documents in advance, which dramatically changes the closing experience,” he said. Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Previous: HUD Responds to Fair Housing Act Criticisms Next: Financial Services Committee Discusses Implementation of CARES Act Understanding Foreclosure Process on Digital Mortgages Mike Albanese is a reporter for DS News and MReport. He is a University of Alabama graduate with a degree in journalism and a minor in communications. He has worked for publications—both print and online—covering numerous beats. A Connecticut native, Albanese currently resides in Lewisville. About Author: Mike Albanese July 16, 2020 1,554 Views The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Related Articles 2020-07-16 Mike Albanese Share Savecenter_img Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago  Print This Post The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, News, Webinars Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Understanding Foreclosure Process on Digital Mortgages Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Subscribelast_img read more

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