Newsline Extra for April 30, 2009

April 30, 2009 “May the Lord direct your hearts to the love of God and to the steadfastness of Christ” (2 Thessalonians 3:5). BRETHREN RESPONSE TO FLU OUTBREAK 1) Brethren staff ready a denominational response in the event of a flu pandemic. 2) Flu resources are recommended by Brethren Disaster Ministries. 3) Facing the Unknown–Coping […]

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Resources on Swine Flu Recommended by Brethren Disaster Ministries

Church of the Brethren Newsline April 28, 2009 The following information about the swine flu has been offered by Brethren Disaster Ministries as a resource to help Brethren congregations and members better understand the flu outbreak and ways to respond. The information has been provided by Church World Service (CWS) offering links to information posted […]

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50th Anniversary Open House to Be Held at Brethren General Offices

Church of the Brethren Newsline April 28, 2009 On May 13, a 50th Anniversary Open House will be held at the Church of the Brethren General Offices in Elgin, Ill. (located at 1451/1505 Dundee Ave., at the intersection of Rte. 25 and I-90). The theme for the event is “What do these stones mean to […]

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Cross Cultural Celebration is Webcast from Miami

Church of the Brethren Newsline April 24, 2009 The Church of the Brethren’s Cross Cultural Consultation and Celebration in Miami, Fla., is now available to view online. Worship services and plenary sessions at the event are being webcast, through a partnership between Bethany Theological Seminary with the Cross Cultural Ministries and the Brethren Academy for […]

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Newsline for April 22, 2009

“Love does no wrong to a neighbor…” (Romans 13:10a). NEWS 1) Bethany Theological Seminary Trustees hold spring meeting. 2) Brethren representative attends UN conference on racism. 3) Church of the Brethren staff participate in White House conference call. 4) Ecumenical Blitz Build begins in New Orleans. 5) Sustaining Pastoral Excellence fields final pastor cohorts. 6) […]

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Newsline Special for April 22, 2009

“Stop and consider the wondrous works of God” (Job 37:14b). EARTH DAY 1) Environmental resources recommended by Brethren, ecumenical groups. 2) Brethren bits for Earth Day. UPCOMING EVENTS 3) Annual Conference to address five new business items, ends online registration May 8. 4) Cross Cultural Celebration to be webcast from Miami. 5) International Day of […]

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Sustaining Pastoral Excellence Program Fields Final Pastor Cohorts

Church of the Brethren Newsline April 21, 2009 The Sustaining Pastoral Excellence program of the Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership is beginning its sixth year. Funded by a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., this program offering continuing education for pastors has launched its last “class” of pastoral cohorts. This final year of the Lilly grant […]

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Newsline for April 8, 2009

“He poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet” (John 13:5a). NEWS 1) On Earth Peace reports mid-year financial concern. 2) Bethany Seminary holds second annual Presidential Forum. 3) Domestic hunger program receives funding to fulfill grant requests. 4) Church of the Brethren Credit Union offers online banking. 5) Brethren Press […]

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Newsline Extra for April 8, 2009

“So also the Son gives life…” (John 5:21b).   1) Bridgewater College president Phillip C. Stone announces retirement 2) Donohoo ends service with church’s Donor Development department. 3) Dueck begins as denomination’s director for Transforming Practices. 4) Kobel ends service for General Secretary, to assist Conference Office. 5) More personnel announcements and job openings. ********************************************************** […]

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