In this issue: Personnel announcements and job openings, BBT insurance services, district conferences, special services of communion and love feast on Election Day. […]
1) Grants support disaster rebuilding following flooding in Michigan and S. Carolina
2) Julie M. Hostetter to retire from leadership of the Brethren Academy
3) Introducing the 2017 Young Adult Steering Committee
4) The Challenge of Abundance: Moderator’s reflection for November 2016
5) Brethren bits […]
The Young Adult Steering Committee met in September to discuss and plan the upcoming 2017 Young Adult Conference. The committee includes: Rudy Amaya (Pasadena, Calif.), Jessie Houff (Hurleyville, N.Y.), Amanda McLearn-Montz (Iowa City, Iowa), Renee Neher (Lombard, Ill.), Kyle Remnant (Cincinnati, Ohio), and Mark Pickens (Harrisburg, Pa.).
The Church of the Brethren has signed a purchase agreement with Shanghai Yulun Education Group for the “upper campus” of the Brethren Service Center property in New Windsor, Md. The purchaser intends to establish a private school on the property. The agreement is effective today, Nov. 14, 2016, but it is anticipated that a sale will not be finalized until spring 2017.
Grants from the Church of the Brethren’s Emergency Disaster Fund support rebuilding projects in South Carolina and Detroit, as well as disaster relief work in South Sudan. […]