Atlantic Northeast District Hosts Christian/Muslim Workshop with Musa Mambula

On Oct. 13 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Atlantic Northeast District office in Elizabethtown, Pa., Dr. Musa Mambula will teach about Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria). He will speak about EYN in an age of persecution and terrorism, facing the challenges of Boko Haram, and building Christian/Muslim relations.

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Newsline for September 16, 2016

1) Ministry adds four new locations, involves 350 participants in summer workcamps
2) Children’s Disaster Services sends another team to continue work in Baton Rouge
3) Alaska gardening project continues to enrich nutrition for communities
4) Nigerian Fellowship Tour visits IDP camps, schools, and other crisis response sites
5) Ecumenical leaders of WCC and NCC issue joint statement on Holy Land

6) Lamar Gibson hired as development director for On Earth Peace

7) Peace Day 2016 is scheduled for Sept. 21, Brethren will be participating
8) Atlantic Northeast District hosts Christian/Muslim workshop with Musa Mambula

9) Brethren bits […]

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Brethren Bits for September 16, 2016

In this issue: Personnel notes and job openings, meeting of Venezuelans interested in becoming Brethren, World Mission Offering is this Sunday, Bethany Seminary’s next Campus Visit Day, On Earth Peace seeks hosts for MoR’s Matthew 18 workshop, church anniversaries, a banner weekend for district conferences, and more news by, for, and about Brethren. […]

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Lamar Gibson Hired as Development Director for On Earth Peace

Lamar Gibson has been hired as development director for On Earth Peace. He has worked for nine years in both private businesses and the nonprofit sector as a fundraiser and as a consultant on business operations and development. His work for On Earth Peace will include engaging existing supporters while also expanding the community to include people “from even more denominations and walks of life,” said an announcement in the agency’s e-mail newsletter.

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General Secretary to Hold Listening Sessions Across Denomination

David Steele, who began Sept. 1 as general secretary of the Church of the Brethren, is planning to hold listening sessions across the denomination over the next several months. He describes the sessions as an opportunity to get acquainted and to share hopes and dreams for the church.

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