CCS Participants Learn About the Root Causes of Mass Incarceration

“Brethren, our game is strong…and the story ain’t over yet!” This call to action from Richard Newton heralded the start of Christian Citizenship Seminar (CCS) 2016. Each year CCS brings together high school youth to learn about a social justice issue and put their faith into practice through political advocacy on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

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Brethren Bits for May 14, 2016

In this issue: Remembrances, personnel notes, job openings, volunteer positions, news from congregations and districts, Brethren Bible Institute dates, Juniata College honors faculty, Bridgewater College recognizes philosophy and religion students, Bridgewater students to work at Brethren camps, WCC protests treatment of staff and partners by Israel, bill to impose draft registration on women makes inroads in Senate, more. […]

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Newsline for May 14, 2016

1) Brethren letter urges US to take part in talks about nuclear disarmament
2) When to ban nuclear weapons is key issue at UN working group
3) CCS participants learn about the root causes of mass incarceration

4) Joe Detrick to serve as interim director of ministry
5) Daggett hired as project director for Shine, following Stutzman retirement

6) Preaching seminar is offered by Bethany alumnae

7) New resources include summer Guide for Biblical Studies, curriculum guide for ‘Seagoing Cowboy’

8) Brethren bits […]

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