Global Mission Executive Travels to North Korea for University Opening

Newsline Special Report Sept. 30, 2009 “Teach and admonish one another in all wisdom…” (Colossians 3:16b). The new Pyongyang University of Science and Technology in North Korea. Brethren representative Jay Wittmeyer attended the celebration of this unique venture, the first privately funded university in the country, made possible by the work of the faith-based Northeast Asia Foundation for […]

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Newsline Extra for Sept. 25, 2009

Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Newsline Extra: Personnel Notices Sept. 25, 2009  “Deal bountifully with your servant, so that I may live and observe your word” (Psalm 119:17). PERSONNEL 1) Alan Bolds resigns from online gifts development position. 2) Shannon Kahler called as […]

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Newsline for Sept. 24, 2009

Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Sept. 24, 2009 “But we speak God’s wisdom…” (1 Corinthians 2:7a). NEWS 1) NOAC makes connections between wisdom and legacy. 2) Leadership Team welcomes invitation from German church. 3) Brethren funds give grants for disaster and hunger relief. […]

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Junior High Conference Exceeds Seed Grant in ‘Reverse Offering’

Church of the Brethren Newsline Sept. 16, 2009 Junior high youth who took part in this year’s National Junior High Conference have exceeded the seed money they were given for a “reverse offering” that has been collected since the June event. In an update on the collection Becky Ullom, director of the Church of the […]

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Annual Conference Announces 2010 Theme, Study Committees Organize

Annual Conference moderator Shawn Flory Replogle (kneeling left) receives a blessing along with moderator-elect Robert Alley (kneeling right) at the 2009 Annual Conference in San Diego in late June. Replogle has issued a theme statement for the 2010 Annual Conference, which will take place in Pittsburgh, Pa., July 3-7. Go to http://www.cobannualconference.org/ pittsburgh/theme.html . Photo by Glenn Riegel Chris Douglas […]

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Noac Keynote Speakers Make Connections Between Wisdom and Legacy

NOAC 2009 National Older Adult Conference of the Church of the Brethren Lake Junaluska, N.C. — Sept. 7-11, 2009 Sept. 11, 2009 The three keynote speakers at National Older Adult Conference 2009 each addressed the conference theme as they talked about connections of legacies and wisdom. Speaking on three different mornings, each speaker, however, had a very different point of view […]

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Webb Preaches on Jesus’ ‘Hometown Showdown Downtown’ in Nazareth

NOAC 2009 National Older Adult Conference of the Church of the Brethren Lake Junaluska, N.C. — Sept. 7-11, 2009 Sept. 11, 2009 Preacher: Dennis Webb, pastor of Naperville (Ill.) Church of the Brethren Text: Mark 6:1-6 There’s always a musical rhythm to every good sermon, but in the case of Friday’s closing worship at the 2009 NOAC Dennis Webb […]

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