Youth Are Invited into a Sacred Space of Belonging in Christ

2010 National Youth Conference of the Church of the Brethren Fort Collins, Colo. — Saturday, July 17, 2010   It was immediately evident to the close to 3,000 people in attendance at the opening worship service of National Youth Conference 2010, that there was a lot more than meets the eye when it comes to their new theme […]

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Coordinators, National Youth Cabinet, Are Among Those Preparing for NYC

National Youth Cabinet and youth ministry staff and other volunteers stuff packets in preparation for the start of NYC this Saturday. Close to 3,000 youth and advisors are expected to attend. Photo by Glenn Riegel NYC books await their owners, in stacks in a room on the Colorado State University campus in Fort Collins, Colo. Photo […]

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Sermon for Wednesday, July 7: ‘in It for the Long Haul’

224th Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — July 7, 2010     Preacher: Jonathan Shively, executive director of Congregational Life Ministries for the Church of the Brethren Text: Matthew 28:16-20 Well, what a week! For many of us it has been exhilarating. For some comforting. For some frustrating. For others […]

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Newsline for July 7, 2010

July 7, 2010 “If you love me, you will obey what I command” (John 14:15 NIV), A REVIEW OF ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2010 1) Resolution Against Torture is adopted by Annual Conference. 2) Delegates approve church bylaws, act on two queries and a recommendation on appeals. 3) Hearing gives first look at Special Response process in […]

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Sermon for Tuesday, July 6: ‘All We Can Be’

224th Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — July 6, 2010   Preacher: Nancy Fitzgerald, pastor of Arlington (Va.) Church of the Brethren Text: Mark 10:17-22 Nancy Fitzgerald, pastor of Arlington (Va.) Church of the Brethren, preached for the evening service on the theme, “All That We Can Be.” Photo by […]

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Conference Confirms Nominees to Boards of Church Agencies

224th Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — July 6, 2010 The Annual Conference today confirmed the nominations and appointments of a number of people to serve on boards of Church of the Brethren agencies: Confirmations of board members to the Church of the Brethren Mission and Ministry Board: Rebecca Ball-Miller […]

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Hearing Gives First Look at Special Response Process in Districts

224th Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — July 6, 2010   A “model” hearing on the evening of July 6, during the 2010 Annual Conference, offered a first look at the hearings that will take place in each of the 23 districts in the Church of the Brethren this fall […]

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