CDS Presents New Training Program in Nigeria

Along with Paul Fry-Miller, John Kinsel, and Josh Kinsel (John’s son), I returned this week from a trip to Nigeria. While John Kinsel and I presented a new training program on trauma healing for children, on behalf of Children’s Disaster Services, Paul Fry-Miller and Norm Waggy presented medical training to 16 community health workers.
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Newsline for April 29, 2016

NEWS
1) Annual Conference moderator calls for special day of prayer and fasting on Pentecost

2) Brethren Disaster Ministries begins work at new rebuilding project site in Detroit

3) Children’s Disaster Services presents new training program in Nigeria

4) GFCF grants support church projects in Illinois, Maryland, Spain, Honduras

5) Fellowship of Brethren Homes holds Forum, elects new executive committee

6) International delegation completes racial justice pilgrimage to the United States

PERSONNEL
7) Leslie Frye resigns as director of the Ministry of Reconciliation

UPCOMING EVENTS
8) Bethany Seminary to hold commencement ceremonies

9) Brethren bits […]

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Brethren Bits for April 29, 2016

In this issue: Remembering Harriett Finney and Bryan Boyer, Brethren Benefit Trust (BBT) seeks an employee benefits specialist, Betty Ann Cherry to give this year’s Juniata College commencement address, Heifer International holds special event in Chicago, and more news by, for, and about Brethren. […]

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Newsline for April 22, 2016

NEWS
1) Brethren Disaster Ministries supports work of Heifer International in Ecuador

2) Children’s Disaster Services deploys to Texas following floods

3) Majalisa of the Nigerian Brethren focuses on ‘Building EYN for Better Future’

4) Elizabethtown College joins Brethren collaboration on Nigeria research

5) World Council of Churches sends team to US for racial justice listening and support

PERSONNEL
6) Cindy Sanders to serve as executive for Missouri and Arkansas District

7) Terry Grove to serve as executive for Atlantic Southeast District

UPCOMING EVENTS
8) Youth are invited to explore their call at Bethany Seminary

9) Brethren bits […]

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Brethren Bits for April 22, 2016

In this issue: Correction, job openings with the World Council of Churches, prayer for start of Christian Citizenship Seminar, new National Refugees Welcome Campaign, Emir of Kano warns of starvation in northeast Nigeria, disaster auction season begins soon, and more news by, for, and about Brethren. […]

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Majalisa of the Nigerian Brethren Focuses on ‘Building EYN for Better Future’

Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) held its 69th General Church Council (Majalisa) from April 12-16 at the Annex Headquarters in Jos, Nigeria. The Majalisa issued a communique noting official actions of the conference, including the naming of new top leadership for the denomination.
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