Brethren Bits for Dec. 10, 2014

In this issue: Peter Becker Community announces leadership transition, Bethany Seminary seeks director of educational technology, Kulp Bible College resumes classes in new location in Nigeria, Little Swatara celebrates a 50th, Living Stream online worship features the Mambulas, and much much more. […]

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Brethren Bits for Dec. 2, 2014

In this issue: Correction, Fellowship of Brethren Homes personnel announcements, Brethren Disaster Ministries seeks volunteers to work in Nigeria, registration is open for CCS 2015, LOVE EYN at Frederick, and more. […]

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Reflections on Returning to South Sudan

“Malέ?” the Nuer greeting of “peace” filled the air as I reconnected with Nuer people of the Mayom/Bentiu area of South Sudan after 34 years. What a joyous occasion to again see these friends and to be able to introduce them to Jay Wittmeyer on our recent trip to South Sudan. This meeting confirmed the importance of the presence of the Church of the Brethren personnel from the 1980s to the present as we worked on issues of development and peace.
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Newsline for Dec. 2, 2014

NEWS 1) Haiti Medical Project receives second grant from Royer Family Charitable Foundation. 2) Congregational Life Ministries leader addresses Powerhouse at Camp Mack.
PERSONNEL 3) Carl and Roxane Hill to co-direct Nigeria crisis response
RESOURCES 4) Congregational Life blog adds dimension to Brethren Press Advent devotional
FEATURES 5) Reflections on returning to South Sudan. 6) Borderlands reflection: ‘What did you go out to the desert to see?’ Luke 7:26. 7) Brethren bits […]

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Haiti Medical Project Receives Second Grant from Royer Family Charitable Foundation

For the second year the Royer Family Charitable Foundation of Lancaster, Pa., is providing major support to the Church of the Brethren Haiti Medical Project. The current grant of $126,300 will support an expanded program of mobile clinics, a first Social Ministries Consultation in Haiti, a new thrust into community health and pure water projects, and an endowment fund.
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