Newsline for Oct. 18, 2012

This Newsline features the following stories: 1) Older Adult Ministry offers advice for getting best value for Medicare Part D dollars. 2) Kauffman to retire as executive of Northern Indiana District. 3) On Earth Peace announces new development staff. 4) Brethren Volunteer Service Unit 299 begins work. 5) Resources are offered for ‘One People, One King’ worship emphasis. 6) Mission Alive conference to be viewable by webcast. 7) Seminary to webcast Hornbacker’s professorial lecture. 8) ‘Journey Through the Bible’ is theme for Holy Land trip in 2013. 9) McPherson’s automotive program featured on ‘Chasing Classic Cars.’ 10) Brethren bits: Remembrances, personnel, jobs, Camp Mack campaign, and much more. […]

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Mission Alive Conference to Be Viewable by Webcast

Plenary sessions and other events at Mission Alive 2012, a conference sponsored by the Global Mission and Service program of the Church of Brethren, will be webcast and viewable through an Internet connection. The conference is Nov. 16-18 at Lititz (Pa.) Church of the Brethren with the theme, “Entrusted with the Message” (2 Corinthians 5:19-20). […]

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Resources Are Offered for ‘One People, One King’ Worship Emphasis

“One People, One King” is the theme for a special worship emphasis in the Church of the Brethren, being planned for Sunday, Nov. 25. Scheduled for an unusual Sunday that falls this year between Thanksgiving and the start of Advent–traditionally called “Christ the King” or “Reign of Christ” Sunday in the church calendar–this worship emphasis invites believers to be reminded, before a season of waiting, of whom we await. […]

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‘Journey Through the Bible’ is Theme for Holy Land Trip in 2013

“Join us on our Holy Land Trip!” says an announcement from the Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership, which is offering a study tour to the Middle East in June 2013. Dan Ulrich, professor of New Testament Studies at Bethany Theological Seminary, and Marilyn Lerch, coordinator of the Training in Ministry (TRIM) program at the academy, will lend their expertise to that of guides the study group will enjoy through Educational Opportunities. […]

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Brethren Bits for October 18, 2012

Brethren bits remembers three church leaders who have passed away: Bob Greiner, Ralph Royer, and Mary Blocher Smeltzer. Also included are personnel announcements and job openings, along with a capital campaign and fundraising dinners in support of rebuilding burned down facilities at Camp Mack. Anniversaries are noted among much more Brethren news from across the church. […]

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Brethren Volunteer Service Unit 299 Begins Work

Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) Unit 299 completed orientation on Sept. 16-Oct. 5. The fall orientation was held at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md. Following are the new volunteers, their home congregations or home towns, and the projects where they will serve through BVS. […]

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Brethren Bits for October 4, 2012

Brethren bits remembers Phill Carlos Archbold, features personnel announcements and job openings, notes a recap of Peace Day 2012 available from On Earth Peace, includes comments from an EYN leader on more violence in Nigeria, and announces a meeting of leaders from the church-related schools with leaders from the denomination and districts–the first such meeting in 30 years–among much more information from across the Church of the Brethren. […]

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