Newsline for Feb. 23, 2018

NEWS
1) Leadership Team moves compelling vision process forward
2) New international partnership welcomes seminary students

PERSONNEL
3) Bethany Seminary hires new executive director of finance

4) Brethren bits […]

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Brethren bits for Feb. 23, 2018

In this issue: Remembering J. Wayne Judd and Betty Alverta Young, job openings and internships, annual Advocacy Summit of Churches for Middle East Peace, upcoming courses from the Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership, and more news by, for, and about Brethren. […]

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Newsline for Feb. 8, 2018

NEWS
1) Paul Mundey and Pam Reist top Annual Conference ballot for 2018
2) Congregational Life Ministries issues invitation to a conversation about white supremacy
3) Church of the Brethren and EYN volunteers intermingle in Nigeria church rebuilding
4) ConocoPhillips resumes in-person annual shareholder meetings with Internet availability
5) UN implementing plan of action for religious leaders to prevent incitement to violence
6) Global Women’s Project helps EYN women attend Bethany extension courses
7) Forty years of the Global Women’s Project

UPCOMING EVENTS
8) Church planting conference has new name, new focus
9) Speakers for National Youth Conference are announced
10) Midwestern districts sponsor conference on biblical authority

REFLECTION
11) Just by our being there: Reflections on a workcamp in Nigeria

12) Brethren bits […]

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Brethren bits for Feb. 8, 2018

In this issue: Remembrance, personnel notes, job openings, goats distributed in Nigeria, prayer for Syria, tell the government your service story, BVS featured in Dunker Punks podcast, Pottstown 100th anniversary, and more news by, for, and about Brethren. […]

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Church of the Brethren and EYN volunteers intermingle in Nigeria church rebuilding

In continued work together to rebuild the devastated church denomination in Nigeria, members of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) and the Church of the Brethren in the US converged at the tumble-down church building of EYN’s LCC No. 1, Michika congregation in Adamawa State. This is the place where EYN president Joel Billi pastored until Sept. 7, 2014, when the church was attacked, and some members were killed. Assistant pastor Yahaya Ahmadu was shot to death and the entire church structure including the pastorium, offices, schools, library, stores, church building, and property, was set ablaze by the Islamist Jihadists known as Boko Haram. […]

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