Newsline for December 6, 2006

“…Stand up and raise your heads, for your redemption is drawing near.” — Luke 21:28b NEWS 1) United Church of Christ becomes cooperative user in Gather ’Round. 2) Bethany Seminary board considers student profile, increases tuition. 3) Committee envisions positive future for Brethren Service Center. 4) Pastors complete Advanced Foundations of Church Leadership. 5) Brethren […]

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Annual Conference Council Sets Registration Goal for 2007 Conference in Cleveland

The Annual Conference Council set a goal of 4,000 registrants for the 2007 Annual Conference in Cleveland, at a meeting held Nov. 28-29 in New Windsor, Md. All members of the council were present for the meeting including chair and past Annual Conference moderator Ronald Beachley, current Annual Conference moderator Belita Mitchell, moderator-elect Jim Beckwith, […]

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Outdoor Ministries Association Hears from Denominational Leaders

How many outdoor ministry/camp enthusiasts does it take to have a good time? Probably only two or three, but about 40 met at Camp Bethel near Fincastle, Va., Nov. 17-19 for the Outdoor Ministries Association National Conference. The event, held biennially to bring together those who work in or have a passion for outdoor ministry […]

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Pastors Complete Church Leadership Program

Nine Church of the Brethren pastors who recently completed the Advanced Foundations of Church Leadership process were honored at a banquet in Hagerstown, Ind., on Nov. 17. To celebrate their accomplishment, spouses, friends, congregational representatives, and staff gathered from around the country. The pastors recognized for completion of this program are: Eric Anspaugh of Florin […]

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