National Youth Conference Speakers Announced, Registration Opens January 3

The National Youth Conference Office has announced its list of 10 speakers for NYC 2014, to be held July 19-24, 2014, in Fort Collins, Colo. The NYC Office also is encouraging all congregations to plan NYC registration parties for the evening of Jan. 3 when online registration opens at 7 p.m. (central time). Youth groups are encouraged to plan a fun evening of food and games, and register together when the clock strikes seven. Party ideas are available on the registration page of the NYC website at www.brethren.org/yya/nyc/registration-info.html .
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Bethany Seminary Offers Course on Dietrich Bonhoeffer

In spring 2014, Bethany Theological Seminary will make one of its popular peace studies courses available through the Susquehanna Valley Ministries Center of Elizabethtown, Pa. Interested persons are invited to enroll in “Bonhoeffer, War, and Peace,” taught by Scott Holland, professor of theology and culture and director of tpeace studies and cross-cultural studies at the seminary in Richmond, Ind. […]

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Newsline for Nov. 15, 2013

1) Former general secretary Judy Mills Reimer is remembered for her leadership to the Church of the Brethren. 2) Great Multitude Symposium considers the intercultural vision of church. 3) Brethren Volunteer Service Unit 303 begins service. 4) New Young Adult Steering Committee members announced. 5) Church World Service issues update on Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts. 6) World Hunger Auction completes its 30th year. 7) Progressive Brethren Gathering to be webcast live this weekend. 8) National Youth Conference speakers announced, registration opens January 3. 9) New video series asks, ‘Why NYC?’ 10) Bethany Seminary offers course on Dietrich Bonhoeffer. 11) Brethren bits. […]

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Brethren Bits for Nov. 15, 2013

In this issue: remembering J. Henry Long, personnel announcements from Pacific Southwest District and Juniata College, a successful course at SVMC, Lilly offers clergy renewal, updates from several districts, Nobel laureate in physics speaks at Juniata, CPT celebrates peace prize in Colombia, Virlina members elected to school boards, and Brethren churches already beginning to announce Christmas events. […]

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