BBT president signs on to letter from denominational benefit plans

The president of Brethren Benefit Trust (BBT), Nevin Dulabaum, has signed on to a letter to Congressional leaders sent by chief executive officers of denominational benefit plans. The November letter expressed concern about two separate sections of the Internal Revenue Code, one with potential to restrict participation in church retirement income account plans, and the other to potentially impose a tax on church parking lots.
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Register for youth and young adult events in 2019

Registration is open or is opening soon for several events and opportunities for youth and young adults in the Church of the Brethren, including the 2019 workcamps, Christian Citizenship Seminar, National Junior High Conference, and Young Adult Conference. Application deadlines are coming up for Ministry Summer Service and the Youth Peace Travel Team. […]

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Brethren bits for Dec 20, 2018

— The Church of the Brethren Office of Peacebuilding and Policy is monitoring the situation in Yemen, which has been the subject of many Action Alerts sent out to Brethren. Last week, the Senate voted to pass Senate Joint Resolution 54 (www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-joint-resolution/54 ) calling for an end to unauthorized US military involvement in Yemen. “The legislation still faces […]

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Newsline for December 1, 2018

NEWS
1) Global Mission visit to Nigeria strengthens relationships, finds hope in EYN’s continuing ministry despite crisis
2) Paradise Church of the Brethren lost in fire
3) Children’s Disaster Services continues Camp Fire response
4) Yearbook Office announces changes for collecting congregational information

UPCOMING EVENTS
5) Children’s Disaster Services offers volunteer training workshops in early 2019

RESOURCES
6) Advent resources are available from Brethren Press

7) Brethren bits […]

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