Brethren Bits for May 6, 2016

Personnel notices, job openings, call for dessert testers for new Inglenook cookbook, developments in legislation regarding military draft, Brethren Voices features moderator Andy Murray, Elizabethtown College’s interfaith leadership studies major gets attention from the New York Times, and more news by, for, and about Brethren.
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Newsline for May 6, 2016

1) ‘In Tune’ event at Bethany creates a beautiful dissonance

2) May is Older Adult Month

3) Song and Story Fest celebrates its 20th anniversary

4) Brethren bits […]

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‘In Tune’ Event at Bethany Creates a Beautiful Dissonance

Dissonance is the tension created from the use of two or more musical notes that just don’t seem to go together. When produced correctly or added into a larger chord, however, they create a lovely tension. A lot of churches are facing this dissonance in a metaphorical way as they attempt to include all musical preferences in a single worship service. But this dissonance doesn’t have to be disastrous. Out of the clash of genres can come something even more beautiful.
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