‘Exploring Your Call’ Event for Youth is Sponsored by Bethany Seminary

An “Exploring Your Call” event for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors is scheduled for June 23-27 at Shepherd’s Spring Outdoor Ministry Center in Sharpsburg, Md., sponsored by Bethany Theological Seminary. “Do you…want to grow closer to God? Wonder what God has in store for you? Think about sharing your gifts and talents with the […]

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Summer Issue of ‘A Guide For Biblical Studies’ is an Extra Resource for Together Conversations

The summer issue of “A Guide for Biblical Studies” offering weekly Bible studies for June, July, and August 2006 may serve congregations as an extra resource for the denomination-wide discussion process, Together: Conversations on Being the Church. On the theme, “Called to Be a Christian Community,” this issue of “Guide” focuses on scripture texts from […]

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Newsline for April 26, 2006

“It shall be said, `Build up, build up, prepare the way….” — Isaiah 57:14 NEWS 1) Workcamp builds bridges in Guatemala. 2) Womaen’s Caucus steering committee works on women’s concerns. 3) Disaster Child Care staff, volunteers attend special trainings. 4) Nigerian Brethren hold 59th annual church conference. 5) Brethren bits: Correction, job opening, and much […]

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A Review of News from Brethren Colleges

Christina Bucher named Dean of the Faculty at Elizabethtown College Christina Bucher has been named dean of the faculty at Elizabethtown (Pa.) College. She is a 1975 graduate of Elizabethtown who has served as a member of the religious studies department faculty for nearly 20 years. The Carl W. Zeigler Professor of Religion and Philosophy, […]

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Womaen’s Caucus Works on Women’s Concerns in the Church of the Brethren

Audrey deCoursey, Jan Eller, Carla Kilgore, Lucy Loomis, and Deb Peterson gathered in Fort Wayne, Ind., March 24-26 as the Steering Committee for Womaen’s Caucus. They worshiped, sang, and prayed together, and worked on the business of women’s concerns in the Church of the Brethren. Members of Beacon Heights Church of the Brethren hosted the […]

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Lancaster Will Host Church of the Brethren Cross Cultural Consultation and Celebration

The Church of the Brethren’s annual Cross Cultural Consultation and Celebration will be coming to Lancaster, Pa., the first weekend in May. Some 150 Church of the Brethren members from across the United States and Puerto Rico are expected to attend the event May 4-7 at Lancaster Church of the Brethren. The cross cultural worship […]

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Nigerian Brethren Revamp Church Employees’ Pension Plan

The Majalisa or annual conference of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN–the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) has voted to implement a new pension plan for its church workers. The plan, following guidelines established in part by a recently-passed Nigerian pension law, was developed with the help of Tom and Janet Crago, short-term mission workers […]

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Brethren Witness/Washington Office Issues Holy Week Action Alert

An April 12 “Action Alert” from the Brethren Witness/Washington Office of the Church of the Brethren General Board highlights “several issues before Congress that truly address the need for our shared love, as exemplified by the sacrificial love of Christ, in whom we rejoice, mourn, and celebrate this Holy week.” Saying that “the following are […]

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Newsline for April 12, 2006

“No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” — John 15:13 NEWS 1) Brethren invited to take part in love offering for Nigerian churches. 2) Grants from Global Food Crisis Fund and Emergency Disaster Fund total $158,500. 3) Emergency Response program plans additional projects along Gulf Coast. 4) […]

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