Newsline for May 12, 2017

NEWS
1) Bethany Seminary honors new graduates
2) Bethany trustees focus on new Strategic Plan
3) Office of Public Witness signs on to letter opposing deportations of Haitians
4) CCS 2017 studies Native American rights and food security

REFLECTION
5) CCS: Sparking a passion for social justice

PERSONNEL
6) Two units of Brethren Volunteer Service are placed at project sites
7) Sandy Schild retires from Brethren Benefit Trust

RESOURCES
8) Ecumenical Stewardship Center offers resources

9) Brethren bits […]

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Brethren bits for May 12, 2017

Correction, remembering Evie Toppel and Lila McCray, personnel notes, CDS continues work in Missouri, Brethren Press seeks dessert recipes for new cookbook, and more […]

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CCS: Sparking a passion for social justice

I’ve found that social media does an amazing job of keeping track of timelines I could never have kept straight for myself. While scrolling through my Facebook feed during a time of leisure at this year’s Christian Citizenship Seminar, I stumbled upon pictures of me and other 2015 CCS participants enjoying the city life in Washington, D.C. and New York. The energy of my companions and the dynamic cities we explored together left me even more excited to learn about the issues surrounding immigration, which was the theme of CCS the year that I attended as a high school junior. […]

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Newsline for May 5, 2017

NEWS
1) Worship service closes upper campus of the Brethren Service Center
2) Employees end service with the church upon closing of the Brethren Service Center upper campus
3) Wieand Trust gives grants to church plants in Chicago area
4) Messenger magazine receives awards

UPCOMING EVENTS
5) Manchester University commencement marks 100th anniversary of Dan West’s graduation

REFLECTION
6) May Bible study on the Annual Conference theme: The people of God made new

7) Brethren bits […]

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