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:

General secretary Stan Noffsinger (left) cranes to hear a question during an open question and answer session with representatives of the agencies of the church. He represented the Mission and Ministry Board along with board chair Dale Minnich (behind microphone). Photo by Glenn Riegel

Confirmations of board members to the Church of the Brethren Mission and Ministry Board: Rebecca Ball-Miller of Goshen, Ind., and Brian Messler of Emmitsburg, Md.

Newly named to the On Earth Peace board are: Carol Mason of Centralia, Wash., and Donna Shumate of Sparta, N.C.

Named as trustees of Bethany Theological Seminary are: Elaine Gibbel of Lititz, Pa., and Paul Wampler of Manassas, Va.

The Brethren Benefit Trust board received confirmation of its appointees: Eunice Culp of Goshen, Ind.; Karen Orpurt Crim of Dayton, Ohio; and Michael B. Leiter of Frederick, Md.

———————————————–
The News Team for the 2010 Annual Conference includes writers Karen Garrett, Frank Ramirez, Frances Townsend; photographers Kay Guyer, Justin Hollenberg, Keith Hollenberg, Glenn Riegel; website staff Amy Heckert and Jan Fischer Bachman; and news director and editor Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford. Contact
cobnews@brethren.org .

Go to www.brethren.org/Newsline to subscribe to the Church of the Brethren Newsline free e-mail news service and receive church news every other week.