Newsline for August 27, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Come, bless the Lord…” (Psalm 134:1a). NEWS 1) National Young Adult Conference meets in the mountains of Colorado. 2) Annual Conference Council holds final meeting. 3) Disabilities Ministry issues statement on movie ‘Tropic Thunder.’ 4) Brethren bits: Corrections, personnel, jobs, Hurricane Katrina, more. PERSONNEL 5) […]

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Newsline Special for August 26, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ has forgiven you” (Ephesians 4:32). NEWS 1) Brethren receive apology for the persecution of the 1700s in Europe. 2) Brethren Service is recognized at Peace Fest in Germany. 3) Lost flight […]

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Disabilities Ministry Issues Statement on Movie ‘Tropic Thunder’

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Aug. 25, 2008) — The Church of the Brethren Disabilities Ministry has issued a statement on the recently released movie, “Tropic Thunder.” The statement is made in support of people with intellectual disabilities, said Kathy Reid, executive director of the denomination’s Caring Ministries programs. “Tropic […]

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National Young Adult Conference Meets in Colorado

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Aug. 22, 2008) — About 130 people worshiped, conversed, and enjoyed the outdoors at this year’s Church of the Brethren National Young Adult Conference (NYAC) in Estes Park, Colo. The schedule was built around worship, with morning and evening celebrations on the theme “Come to […]

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Newsline for August 13, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Oh Lord…how majestic is your name in all the earth!” (Psalm 8:1) NEWS 1) Brethren Disaster Ministries receives $50,000 grant to continue Katrina rebuilding. 2) Ministry Summer Service participants complete internship program. 3) Mission trip to the Dominican Republic builds faith, relationships. 4) Brethren bits: […]

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Newsline Special for August 3, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “And you have come to fullness in Him…” (Colossian 2:10). BRETHREN FROM AROUND THE WORLD CELEBRATE THEIR ROOTS IN SCHWARZENAU Close to 1,000 people gathered in Schwarzenau, Germany, on Aug. 3 for the second day of international celebrations of the 300th Anniversary of the Brethren […]

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Newsline Special for August 2, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Therefore, let us celebrate…” (1 Corinthians 5:8). CELEBRATION OF THE 300th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BRETHREN BEGINS IN GERMANY “Welcome home. Welcome to Schwarzenau!” The words were spoken by Bodo Huster, mayor of Schwarzenau village and a council member for the larger region, welcoming more than […]

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