Church Leaders Comment on National Tragedy, CDS Offers Advice for Parents

Christian leaders are joining the nation in prayer following the Boston Marathon bombings. Church of the Brethren general secretary Stan Noffsinger added his voice to that of other ecumenical leaders following the tragedy. Ecumenical groups making statements include the Massachusetts Council of Churches, the National Council of Churches, and the World Council of Churches.

Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) also has called for prayer and offered advice to help parents talk with their children about what happened. “We join this day in remembering those who lost their lives,” said general secretary Stan Noffsinger. […]

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Newsline for April 18, 2013

1) Fifty years later, church leaders respond to Birmingham letter. 2) Church leaders comment on national tragedy, CDS offers advice for parents. 3) Nigerian Brethren experience another church attack, hold annual meeting. 4) PAG in Honduras, Brethren in Nigeria and Congo, Friends in Rwanda receive GFCF grants. 5) Disaster and mission staff offer support after fire in South Sudan village. 6) Sponsor a peace and reconciliation scholarship in South Sudan. 7) 3,000 miles campaign of On Earth Peace receives lots of support. 8) Congregational ethics, ministerial leadership, drone warfare, biblical authority are on business docket for 2013. 9) Annual Conference service project collects school supplies for Charlotte. 10) Children’s Disaster Services offers training workshop in New England. 11) Young Adult Conference 2013 is held at Camp Pine Lake in Iowa. 12) Gettysburg Brethren are the subject of John Kline Lecture for 2013. 13) Brethren bits. […]

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Brethren Bits for April 18, 2013

Brethren bits today corrects a previous announcement on the Progressive Brethren Gathering, remembers church leaders, and offers information about job openings in Southern Pennsylvania District, the World Council of Churches, BHLA, National Farm Worker Ministry, and Christian Peacemaker Teams, among lots of news from and for Brethren. […]

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