Annual Conference to Address a Full Business Agenda

The 220th recorded Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren will be held July 1-5 in Des Moines, Iowa. Delegates will be kept busy by a full business agenda. Moderator Ronald D. Beachley, executive minister for Western Pennsylvania District, will preside over the business sessions. Click here for daily news from the Church of […]

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Ribbon Cutting Opens Welcome Center for Brethren and Mennonite Heritage

On the warm afternoon of June 18, Becky Hunter and assistants cut the ribbon to officially open the CrossRoads Welcome Center in Harrisonburg, Va., to the public. The center is dedicated to Brethren and Mennonite history and heritage. James Miller represented Shenandoah District of the Church of the Brethren, and Steve Carpenter represented the Virginia […]

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Training Event During National Older Adult Conference is Open to All Pastors

Pastors are encouraged to attend the Older Adult Ministry Training Event to be held during the National Older Adult Conference (NOAC), Sept. 4-8 at Lake Junaluska Assembly in North Carolina. Both events are sponsored by the Association of Brethren Caregivers (ABC). Clergy will receive continuing education credit (10 contact hours or 1 continuing education unit) […]

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Historical Marker to Commemorate Brethren Meetings in North Manchester, Ind.

The Indiana Historical Bureau will be presenting a new historical marker to the town of North Manchester, Ind., commemorating the social and economic impact of Brethren Annual Meetings that were held there in 1878, 1888, and 1900. This is the first State Historical Marker to be awarded to the North Manchester area, and the first […]

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2006 Annual Conference Preview

“For we are God’s servants, working together….” — 1 Corinthians 3:9 NEWS 1) Annual Conference to address a full business agenda. 2) La Conferencia Anual tendrá una agenda llena. 3) Historic photo opportunity for attendees of the church’s 250th anniversary. FEATURE 4) Will there be a Church of the Brethren in Sudan? For more Church […]

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Newsline for June 21, 2006

“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed…” — Romans 12:2 NEWS 1) PBS to feature Civilian Public Service on ‘History Detectives.’ 2) Young adults are called to experience transformation. 3) IMA supports Brethren response to Katrina and Rita disasters. 4) Mid-Atlantic Disaster Auction sets record. 5) Young Center announces Donald F. Durnbaugh […]

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PBS to Feature Civilian Public Service on ‘History Detectives’

An episode of the television series “History Detectives” featuring the Church of the Brethren and Civilian Public Service (CPS) will air on PBS stations on Monday, July 10, at 9 p.m. eastern (check local listings). The show was filmed with the help of research done by Church of the Brethren archivist Ken Shaffer, who was […]

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Nadine Pence Frantz Resigns from Bethany Theological Seminary

Nadine Pence Frantz, professor of Theological Studies at Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Ind., has accepted an appointment as director of the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion, effective Jan. 1, 2007. The Wabash Center, located on the campus of Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Ind., works on issues of teaching and […]

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