Standing Committee Recommends Referring On Earth Peace Queries to Review and Evaluation Committee

The Standing Committee of district delegates has made a recommendation to refer two queries about On Earth Peace to the Review and Evaluation Committee. The recommendation begins by “recognizing that the Review and Evaluation Committee has the responsibility to consider the balance and unity of the agencies,” and will be shared with the delegate body […]

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Newsline for June 24, 2016

1) On Earth Peace issues response to queries coming to Annual Conference
2) Global Food Initiative announces new name for continuing program, new gardening grants
3) Children’s Disaster Services sends third team to Houston, Orlando team completes service
4) Brethren bits […]

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Brethren Bits for June 24, 2016

In this issue: Former general secretary of the Church of the Brethren named to staff of the World Council of Churches, Bethany Seminary hires admissions counselor, Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center seeks executive director, BHLA celebrates 200-year legacy of James Quinter, congregations celebrate anniversaries, and more news by, for, and about Brethren. […]

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CDS Sends Third Team to Houston, Orlando Team Completes Service

“We have another team headed out to Houston, Texas, this week, third one this summer,” reports Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) associate director Kathleen Fry-Miller. “I know the people there are getting very weary of all the flooding and water. I’m so grateful that we have volunteers willing to go.”
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Newsline for June 18, 2016

1) Reflecting the face of God that we see in Jesus: Annual Conference moderator issues letter to the church
2) CDS team cares for children, offers a supportive presence in Orlando
3) Scott Kinnick to serve as executive minister for Southeastern District
4) Brethren bits […]

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Brethren Bits for June 17, 2016

In this issue: Brethren participate in events for Orlando victims, personnel notes and job openings, David Steele welcomed to General Offices, Youth Peace Travel Team starts work, Bethany hosts Nigerian scholar, Nigerian Brethren visit Mill Creek Church on their way to Annual Conference, Southeastern District aids school in Haiti, Northern Plains District presents “Breaking Bread with Elizabeth Ripley,” and more.
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