‘We are wowed’: Updates from Annual Conference 2013 […]
“Quotable quotes” from the 5th Brethren World Assembly give a flavor of the three days of presentations, panels, sermons, and more:
1) Miami Valley of Ohio welcomes the 5th Brethren World Assembly. 2) Quotable Brethren: The 5th Brethren World Assembly in soundbites. 3) Brethren World Assembly video recordings are available. 4) ‘We are wowed’: Updates from Annual Conference 2013. 5) Brethren bits: Aftermath of Zimmerman trial, NYC news, job openings, personnel notes, S. Ohio special conference, more.
Extending greetings to all those present at the 5th Brethren World Assembly on July 11-14 in Brookville, Ohio, Brethren Heritage Center board secretary Larry E. Heisey noted the unique location of the meeting. All of the seven main Brethren groups in North America descended from the believers brought together by Alexander Mack Sr. in Schwarzenau, Germany, are represented in the Miami Valley area near Dayton, Ohio. […]
Brethren bits for July 17, 2013 […]
Video recordings are available from the 5th Brethren World Assembly. The recordings in DVD format are of the main presentations and worship services, and are made available by the sponsoring body, the Brethren Encyclopedia Board, through the host organization the Brethren Heritage Center in Brookville, Ohio. The taping was done by Brethren videographer David Sollenberger and crew.
Why would anyone want to work on a hot summer day? On a Saturday? As a volunteer? For free? Well, 150 people from the Church of the Brethren districts of Atlantic Northeast and Southern Pennsylvania did on June 29 at Florin Church of the Brethren in Mount Joy, Pa. […]
John L. McCullough, president and CEO of Church World Service (CWS) and speaker at the Global Ministries Dinner at the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference, was taken with the theme of the conference, “Move in Our Midst.”
Influenced by her Brethren upbringing, especially her grounding in the value of peacemaking, Darla K. Deardorff challenged church members to confront self-imposed barriers to multiculturalism in her speech to the Journal Association Luncheon during Annual Conference 2013. […]
When I first heard about dialogue sermons 35 years ago I was, if not skeptical, at least questioning. Sermons involved one person. Period. But was that the only way? It set me to thinking. […]