MMB Allocates $1 million to Continue Nigeria Crisis Response, Begins New Effort for Financial Support of Ongoing Ministries

A major action at the Spring meeting of the Mission and Ministry Board of the Church of the Brethren allocated another $1 million of donated funds to continue the Nigeria Crisis Response. The board also engaged in significant conversation about financial shortfalls for ongoing denominational ministries, and how to develop more support and foster relationship-building across the wider church.
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Newsline for March 17, 2016

NEWS
1) Mission and Ministry Board releases $1 million to continue Nigeria Crisis Response, begins new effort for financial support of ongoing ministries

2) Winners of the Bethany peace essay contest are announced

3) Project sends Bibles to Nigeria

4) Rockford Community Church sends mobile library to Nigeria

UPCOMING EVENTS
5) Conference attendees are invited to participate in Jubilee Service Projects

6) Bethany Seminary hosts ENGAGE campus visit day on April 14

7) National Young Adult Conference speakers to focus on ‘Creating Harmony’

8) Applications are welcomed for Summer and Fall Brethren Volunteer Service orientations

PERSONNEL
9) Brethren Volunteer Service unit begins work

10) Brethren bits: […]

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Brethren Bits for March 17, 2016

In this issue: Remembrances, personnel notes, job openings, new online resources featuring Brethren speakers, reporting from Africa Great Lakes delegation, a reminder of upcoming events from SVMC, extended deadline for group orders for “The Seagoing Cowboy,” EYN’s theme for the year, and much more news by, for, and about Brethren. […]

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