Newsline Extra for March 27, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” 300th ANNIVERSARY UPDATE 1) Bridgewater College welcomes Andrew Young to 300th Anniversary events. 2) Anniversary Writing Contest for Youth is announced. ANNIVERSARY RESOURCES 3) Commissioned anthem, praise song are available for Anniversary. 4) Anniversary curriculum helps children explore ‘the Brethren way.’ 5) Anniversary Committee offers […]

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Newsline for March 26, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Peace be with you” (John 20:19b). NEWS 1) Bethany Seminary Inaugural Forum to offer live webcasts. 2) Annual Conference Council discusses budget deficit, merger. 3) New orientation increases accessibility for Bethany Connections. 4) Grants go to Darfur and Mozambique, clean-up buckets needed. 5) Brethren bits: […]

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Daily News: March 25, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (March 25, 2008) — In a meeting on March 10-11 at the Church of the Brethren General Offices in Elgin, Ill., the Annual Conference Council received an update on funding for the Annual Conference. The group also addressed issues related to the merger of the […]

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Daily News: March 24, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (March 24, 2008) — Iglesia de los Hermanos (the Church of the Brethren in the Dominican Republic) held its annual Assembly from Feb. 28-March 2. The event drew 86 delegates among some 200 people in attendance at a church camp in Bani, a city located […]

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Newsline Special for March 21, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Surrendered to God–Transformed in Christ–Empowered by the Spirit” ANNUAL CONFERENCE PREVIEW 1) 2008 Annual Conference will celebrate the 300th Anniversary. 2) Moderator issues 300th Anniversary challenge. 3) Food drive to be part of service project at Annual Conference. 4) Annual Conference to feature a children’s […]

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Newsline Extra for March 20, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “All shall turn from their evil ways and violence” (Jonah 3:9). Hundreds of people assembled in the afternoon of March 7 in Washington, D.C., marking the fifth year of the war in Iraq with a public demonstration against the war and the US occupation. Thousands […]

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Daily News: March 18, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (March 18, 2008) — The following reflection was written by Mary Lou Garrison for “Lighten UP, Brethren!” a list serv offering support for wellness and healthy living. Garrison directs the Wellness Ministry of the Church of the Brethren. She reflects on a workcamp held in […]

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Daily News for March 17, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (March 17, 2008) — The Association for the Arts in the Church of the Brethren (AACB) is sponsoring a children’s art exhibit for the 300th Anniversary celebration at the 2008 Annual Conference in Richmond, Va., in July. The theme for the exhibit is, “Show Us […]

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Newsline for March 12, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Do not be conformed to this world…” (Romans 12:2a). NEWS 1) General Board approves ethics document, celebrates anniversary of women’s ordination. 2) General Board closes year with net income, experiences increase in total giving. 3) Brethren bits: Personnel, job openings, and much more. PERSONNEL 4) […]

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Newsline Extra for March 12, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…But be transformed…” (Romans 12:2b). Meeting jointly on March 8, the board of the Association of Brethren Caregivers (ABC), the Church of the Brethren General Board, and the Annual Conference Council heard a presentation from an Implementation Committee for a merger of the General Board […]

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