Brethren Academy, Ministry Office, Bethany Seminary Create New Sustaining Ministerial Excellence Advanced Seminar

The Brethren Academy, the Church of the Brethren Office of Ministry, and Bethany Theological Seminary are developing a new Sustaining Ministerial Excellence Advanced Seminar to succeed the Sustaining Pastoral Excellence (SPE) program that concluded last year. The first seminar experience is scheduled for Jan. 16-19, 2015, designated as a Beginning Retreat for a Bivocational Pastors Cohort.
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Newsline for Aug. 26, 2014

1) Plans progress for Nigeria relief effort in cooperation with EYN, Global Mission and Service, and Brethren Disaster Ministries. 2) Grant goes to IMA World Health appeal for Ebola emergency. 3) Bethany Seminary surpasses $5.9 million campaign goal. 4) International Day of Prayer for Peace 2014 is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 21. 5) Brethren Academy, Ministry Office, Bethany Seminary create new Sustaining Ministerial Excellence Advanced Seminar. 6) Brethren Academy announces upcoming courses in 2014, 2015. 7) Webinar series to address ‘Opportunities and Challenges of Post-Christendom.’ 8) Children’s Disaster Services offers training workshops in Hawaii, Indiana, Oregon.
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Brethren Bits for Aug. 26, 2014

In this issue: New assistant workcamp coordinators, relief materials for Kentucky, National Service of Mourning for the dead in Palestine and Israel, 100 years at Geiger Church, Brethren CPTer aids efforts for abducted Yazidi women, among news tidbits from congregations, districts, camps, colleges, ecumenical partners, and more. […]

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Newsline for Aug. 19, 2014

1) Disaster ministry directs grant to CWS work with unaccompanied child refugees, Material Resources sends supplies following floods in Detroit.2) Children’s Disaster Services contracts with new Gulf Coast coordinator. 3) Christian Peacemaker Teams issues urgent call to help displaced Yazidi people. 4) Callie Surber resigns from Brethren Volunteer Service staff. 5) BBT announces new communications director and assistant director of financial operations. 6) Bethany Seminary and ESR hire new computing specialist. 7) Many Brethren commit to a week of prayer and fasting for Nigeria. 8) EYN leaders share updates on recent violence in Nigeria, interfaith relief efforts. 9) Why sing in worship? A reflection from Nigeria.
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