Newsline Extra for April 11, 2007

“Proclaim the power of God.” — Psalm 68:34a 1) Annual Conference moderator will make history. 1a) La moderadora de la Conferencia Anual hará historia 2) 2007 Conference will ‘Proclaim the Power of God.’ 2a) La Conferencia Anual de 2007 “Proclamará el Poder de Dios” 3) Review of agencies, medical plan, becoming intercultural top business agenda. […]

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Nigerian Brethren Hold 60th Majalisa

(April 10, 2007) — Under a canvas canopy in the partially constructed EYN Conference Center, in temperatures in excess of 110 degrees fahrenheit, with church business conducted in the Hausa language, Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN–the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) held its 60th Majalisa or annual conference. The event took place March 27-30. […]

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Song and Story Fest Focuses on Eco-Justice

(April 9, 2007) — This summer’s Song and Story Fest, an annual intergenerational camp for all ages co-sponsored by On Earth Peace, will be held at Inspiration Hills Camp and Retreat Center in Burbank, Ohio. The theme for the June 24-30 event is “The Arc of the Universe: Bending Toward Eco-Justice?” The fest is scheduled […]

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Brethren Press Offers Vacation Bible School Materials

(April 5, 2007) — Two Vacation Bible School programs may be ordered through Brethren Press for this summer’s VBS. Call 800-441-3712 to order starter kits and additional materials, or go to http://www.brethrenpress.com/ (search for “VBS”). “Be Bold! God Is with You” (published by Mennonite Publishing House; order starter kit from Brethren Press for $129.99 plus […]

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Brethren Colleges Abroad Goes ‘Carbon Neutral’

(April 4, 2007) — Brethren Colleges Abroad (BCA) has gone “carbon neutral,” according to an announcement at the program’s website http://www.bcanet.org/. Beginning in the spring 2007, BCA will be making contributions to the Solar Electric Light Fund (SELF) in an effort to off-set the carbon released into the atmosphere by the flights students take to […]

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