Brethren Village Announces John N. Snader as President and CEO

he Board of Directors of Brethren Village retirement community in Lancaster, Pa., announce the appointment of John N. Snader as the community’s new president, effective Nov. 19. He succeeds Gary N. Clouser, who is retiring after having served as president since 1977. In another appointment, David Rayha, NHA, will join Brethren Village on Oct. 17 as vice president of Health Services. […]

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Newsline Special: Request for Prayer for College Communities

The Church of the Brethren requests prayer for college communities in Kansas and Virginia following three separate and unrelated tragedies: McPherson (Kan.) College and Bridgewater (Va.) College, both Church of the Brethren-related schools, and Tabor College in central Kansas, which is related to the Mennonite Brethren denomination. “Hold our colleges in prayer as they deal with the loss of life and tragedy,” requested Church of the Brethren general secretary Stan Noffsinger. […]

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Program, Presenters Announced for Next Older Adult Conference

Major presenters for the 2013 National Older Adult Conference (NOAC) have been confirmed. The conference theme, “Healing Springs Forth” (Isaiah 58), will be explored throughout the week by keynote presenters, preachers, and the Bible study leader. NOAC is the Church of the Brethren conference for adults age 50 and older, to be held at Lake Junaluska (N.C.) Conference and Retreat Center on Sept. 2-6, 2013. […]

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Brethren Bits for Sept. 20, 2012

Today’s Brethren bits offers a hymn correction, remembers Brethren historian Bill Willoughby and Camp Pine Lake leader Kirby Leland, shares personnel news, invites nominations for offices to be filled by election at the 2013 Annual Conference, announces a “One People…One King” special worship emphasis being planned for Sunday, Nov. 25, and notes a number of anniversaries, alongside much more news from across the denomination. […]

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Workcamp Dates and Locations Are Announced for 2013

The denomination’s Workcamp Ministry has announced dates and locations for next summer’s workcamps. Week-long workcamps are offered for junior and senior high youth, young adults, an intergenerational group, and youth and young adults living with disabilities and their adult assistants. This year workcamps are held at locations across the United States and Puerto Rico. […]

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Newsline for Sept. 20, 2012

Stories in today’s Newsline include 1) Brethren Press, MennoMedia to develop Gather ’Round successor. 2) Gather ’Round receives support from a variety of Christians. 3) BVS-BRF orientation unit completes training. 4) Haiti Medical Project reports growth of its endowment fund. 5) Sixth Annual Family Peace Camp is held in Florida. 6) Outdoor Ministries Association holds annual retreat. 7) Unique deacon training to be offered at the Village at Morrisons Cove. 8) Program, presenters announced for next older adult conference. 9) Workcamp dates and locations are announced for 2013. 10) Brethren bits. […]

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