Tina Christian to Be Gulf Coast Coordinator for Children’s Disaster Services

Tina Christian has been named as the new part-time Gulf Coast coordinator for Children’s Disaster Services (CDS), a ministry within Brethren Disaster Ministries. She will serve as an independent contractor committed to the ecumenical mission of CDS in the Gulf Coast. The Gulf Coast project of CDS is a partnership between the Church of the Brethren and the Disciples of Christ.
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Opportunities at Tampa Conference Include Meaningful Worship, Florida Sights, and the Work of the Church

The Conference Office is highlighting a number of special opportunities on the schedule of the 2015 Annual Conference in Tampa, Fla., July 11-15, in addition to doing the work of the church together. Conference-goers this year may enjoy activities unique to Florida–such as outings to view dolphins in their natural habitat–as well as worship opportunities including a Sunday evening with the music of Ken Medema and the comedy and drama of Ted and Co.
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Brethren Bits for Feb. 10, 2015

Remembering Sidney King, “All God’s People Say Amen,” Congregational Life exec. leads Shenandoah meeting, new playground at Camp Placid, recommendations of Interfaith Conference on Drone Warfare, and more. […]

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Ballot is Announced for the 2015 Annual Conference

The ballot has been announced for the 2015 Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren, to take place in Tampa, Fla., on July 11-15. The Nominating Committee of the Standing Committee of district delegates developed a slate of candidates, and the Standing Committee then voted to create the ballot that will be presented to the delegate body in July.
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Newsline for Feb. 10, 2015

1) Ballot is announced for the 2015 Annual Conference. 2) General registration and hotel reservations for Annual Conference 2015 begin soon. 3) Opportunities at Tampa Conference include meaningful worship, Florida sights, and the work of the church. 4) Brethren mission worker involved in auto accident in Nigeria. 5) Brian Bultman begins as CFO, executive for Organizational Resources for the Church of the Brethren. 6) Julie Kingrey resigns as assistant director of Financial Operations for Brethren Benefit Trust. 7) ‘Dear Ms. Grace, my name is Linh’: Vietnamese students learn from a Brethren life story. 8) Death Row Support Project: DRSP News, Issue 7, February 2015. 9) Brethren bits […]

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‘Dear Ms. Grace, My Name Is Linh’: Vietnamese Students Learn from a Brethren Life Story

On Friday, Jan. 30, the English Communication Skills Class at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, had the pleasure of celebrating Ms. Grace Mishler’s and Miss Lan’s birthdays in the classroom. Our guest, Grace Mishler, took center stage as the 12 students in attendance introduced themselves. She is a Social Work Project Developer at the university.
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