Children’s Disaster Services Works in Moore, Brethren Grant Supports CWS Relief Effort

Volunteers from Children’s Disaster Services, a program within Brethren Disaster Ministries, are at work in Moore, Okla., helping care for children and families affected by the tornado that devastated the town on May 20. As of Wednesday morning, the volunteers have provided care for 95 children. In related news, Brethren Disaster Ministries staff have directed a $4,000 grant to support CWS work in Oklahoma. […]

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‘Brethren Life and Thought’ Announces Special Issue on Alexander Mack Jr.

The Brethren Journal Association announces publication of “The Life and Influence of Alexander Mack Jr.: Pietist and Anabaptist Intersections in Pennsylvania” featuring most of the papers presented at the Young Center Conference on Alexander Mack Jr. in 2012. In related news, Bethany Seminary trustees approved revised Articles of Organization for the Brethren Journal Association. On July 1, during the association’s lunch and annual meeting at Annual Conference in Charlotte, N.C., members will have opportunity to discuss the articles and add their affirmation. […]

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Newsline for May 30, 2013

1) Children’s Disaster Services works in Moore, Brethren grant supports CWS relief effort. 2) Bethany Seminary celebrates its 108th commencement. 3) Forum of church retirement communities is held in Pennsylvania. 4) New investment options, SRI screening lists approved by BBT board. 5) Brethren Disaster Ministries trains project leaders for 2013. 6) Spiritual directors gather for annual retreat. 7) Bethany Seminary fills new position in Reconciliation Studies. 8) Mueller to serve as executive of Atlantic Southeast District. 9) New features for Brethren Pension Plan explained in webinars for church workers. 10) BRF plans 40th annual Brethren Bible Institute for July. 11) Registration remains open for Fifth Brethren World Assembly in July. 12) Annual Conference worship and business sessions to be webcast. 13) Ministry of Reconciliation Team to serve again at 2013 Conference. 14) L. Gregory Jones to speak for Ministers’ Association event. 15) BVS announces its Partners in Service Award for 2013. 16) La Verne sanctuary choir tour culminates in Annual Conference concert. 17) Annual Conference bits and pieces: June 29-July 3 in Charlotte, N.C. 18) Creation theme is the focus of Gather ’Round’s summer quarter. 19) ‘Brethren Life and Thought’ announces special issue on Alexander Mack Jr. 20) Brethren bits. […]

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Annual Conference Worship and Business Sessions to Be Webcast

“Join us in Charlotte…over the Web!” says an invitation from the Conference Office. For church members who cannot attend the 2013 Annual Conference in person, arrangements are being made for significant portions to be webcast again this year. The links to webcasts will be found at at www.brethren.org/AC2013 during and after the Annual Conference takes place from June 29-July 3. […]

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