This issue of Newsline includes: 1) Brethren drought response will aid farm families, encourage garden projects. 2) On Earth Peace board of directors holds fall meeting. 3) What is offered during 2013 open enrollment through Brethren Insurance Services? 4) Survey gives clues to Brethren attitudes on discipling ministries. 5) Conference director excited about Charlotte 2013, asks for understanding on hotel costs. 6) Planning for 2013 Annual Conference includes a Sunday of renewal. 7) Move in our midst: A reflection from the Annual Conference moderator. 8) Brethren Village announces John N. Snader as president and CEO. 9) James Skelly named interim director of Baker Institute at Juniata College. 10) Webinar highlights wonder and imagination to feed the spirit. 11) ENGAGE will welcome prospective students to Bethany Seminary. 12) Brethren bits. […]
“The Wonder of It All: Using Wonder and Imagination to Feed the Spirit” is the title of a two-part webinar presented as a collaboration of the Church of the Brethren’s Congregational Life Ministries and the Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership. This free online event is intended for pastors and other interested church members, and no pre-registration is required. […]
A new Brethren effort has been put together by denominational staff and districts to respond to needs of farmers and communities following a summer of extreme drought. The Church of the Brethren drought response will be carried out in two parts, a Farm Relief Initiative, and a Community Food Security and Nutrition Initiative. […]
Following is initial planning for the 2013 Annual Conference in Charlotte, N.C., on June 29-July 3. See below for information about the theme, leadership, location and facilities, fees, hotel costs, and a special day set aside for spiritual renewal. Additional information will be posted at www.brethren.org/ac as it becomes available.
The city of Charlotte, N.C., will be a wonderful location for the 2013 Annual Conference, according to director Chris Douglas. In an interview last week at the denomination’s General Offices in Elgin, Ill., she commented on the site for the Church of the Brethren’s 227th recorded annual meeting. […]
The Church of the Brethren took part in a survey by the Protestant Church-owned Publishers Association (PCPA) last spring when Brethren Press joined with 14 other publishing houses to compare how congregations are encouraging discipleship and spiritual formation. […]