Junior High Conference Helps Youth Address Change, While Keeping a Focus on God

By Josh Harbeck An acorn. Small, ordinary, even insignificant. Yet that small seed transforms into a massive, rooted, solid oak tree. That transformation was the metaphor for change used by the organizers of the 2015 National Junior High Conference held June 19-21 at Elizabethtown (Pa.) College. The message came through clearly. In total, 395 youth, […]

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Brethren Bits for June 24, 2015

In this issue: EYN Women’s Fellowship Choir and BEST begin summer tour, media covers tour, Office of Public Witness holds lunch with choir in DC, BHLA interns change up, new warehouse assistant for New Windsor, Beacon Heights pastor in NY Times, On Earth Peace developing work for racial justice, and more. […]

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Newsline for June 24, 2015

1) Junior high conference helps youth address change, while keeping a focus on God. 2) Lightsabers and communicating with junior highs: An interview with Bethany dean Steve Schweitzer. 3) Work/learning group makes trip to South Sudan. 4) Fahrney-Keedy announces appointment of Stephen Coetzee as president/CEO. 5) Brethren bits […]

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Church of the Brethren Sends Letter of Condolence to African Methodist Episcopal Church

A letter from the Church of the Brethren, signed by general secretary Stan Noffsinger and Intercultural Ministry director Gimbiya Kettering, has been sent to members of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. The letter shares condolence, in response to the shooting there Wednesday, June17, which has been characterized as a hate crime.
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National Junior High Conference Worship Will Be Webcast

Worship services at the National Junior High Conference taking place this weekend at Elizabethtown (Pa.) College will be webcast. The conference is offered by the Church of the Brethren Youth and Young Adult Ministry. Junior high youth from across the denomination will gather the weekend of June 19-21 for a faith formation experience that will include worship, fellowship, workshops, recreation, and more. Link to the webcasts at https://livestream.com/livingstreamcob/NJHC2015 . […]

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Newsline for June 17, 2015

1) Brethren Disaster Ministries volunteers help clean up after Colorado tornado. 2) ‘Basin and Towel’ publication is discontinued. 3) Bethany Seminary calls new executive director of institutional advancement. 4) National Junior High Conference worship will be webcast. 5) Brethren bits […]

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