Newsline for April 22, 2010

  April 22, 2010 “The earth is the Lord’s and all that is in it…” (Psalm 24:1a). NEWS 1) Bethany Seminary board approves new strategic plan. 2) Fellowship of Brethren Homes holds annual forum. 3) Grants support hunger relief in Sudan and Honduras. 4) Brethren part of effort for flood-affected Cedar Rapids. 5) Brethren Disaster Ministries releases […]

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Newsline Extra for March 11, 2010

  March 11, 2010 UPCOMING EVENTS 1) Webinars in March focus on healthy congregations, evangelism. 2) Older Adult Month is celebrated in May. 3) ‘Every War Has Two Losers’ to be shown at Bethany Seminary. 4) ‘Standing Up With Jesus!’ is theme for annual family camp. Brethren bits: One Great Hour, Annual Conference blog, and […]

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Newsline for January 14, 2010

  Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Jan. 14, 2010  “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it” (John 1:5). NEWS 1) General secretary calls Brethren to a time of prayer for Haiti; Brethren Disaster Ministries prepares for relief […]

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Newsline for Nov. 4, 2009

Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Nov. 4, 2009 “…The righteousness of God is revealed through faith for faith…” (Romans 1:17b). NEWS 1) Preachers are named for the 2010 Annual Conference. 2) Hispanic Ministries executives of several denominations gather in Chicago. 3) Brethren Volunteer […]

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Congregational Life, Seminary, and Districts Cooperate on Webcasts

Church of the Brethren Newsline Updated Oct. 14, 2009   Diana Butler Bass (top), scholar of American religion and culture and author of “Christianity for the Rest of Us,” and Charles “Chip” Arn, president of the Church Growth Institute,  are  presenters for webcasts from Pacific Southwest District Conference on Nov. 6-8. The webcasts are a joint venture of the Transforming […]

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Newsline Extra for October 9th, 2009

  Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Newsline Extra: Webcasts and Upcoming Events Oct. 9, 2009  “Lead me, O Lord, in your righteousness…” (Psalm 5:8a). UPCOMING EVENTS 1) Congregational Life, seminary, and districts cooperate on webcasts. 2) Bethany Seminary offers January study trip to […]

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Law Speaks on ‘Connecting Cyber Space and Sacred Space’ at Congregational Life Dinner

223rd Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren San Diego, California — June 28, 2009 Congregational Life Ministries held its dinner Sunday evening, July 28. Intercultural Ministries director Ruben Deoleo introduced keynote speaker Eric Law, whose topic was, “Media, Faith, and Congregational Life: Connecting Cyber Space and Sacred Space.” Law is founder and executive director […]

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Mission and Ministry Board Sets Budget Parameter for Core Ministries in 2010

223rd Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren San Diego, California — June 26, 2009 Board officers at the pre-Conference meeting included chair Eddie Edmonds (at center), chair-elect Dale Minnich (at right), and general secretary Stan Noffsinger (at left). Photo by Ken Wenger Click here for a photo album of Annual Conference and pre-Conference meetings. […]

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Newsline for June 17, 2009

“…But the word of our God will stand forever” (Isaiah 39:8b). NEWS 1) Listening process will help reshape Brethren Witness program. 2) Caring Ministries programs to work from within Congregational Life. 3) Emergency Disaster Fund issues four grants for international work. 4) Brethren bits: Correction, remembrances, job openings, and more. PERSONNEL 5) Amy Gingerich resigns […]

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Newsline Extra for April 8, 2009

“So also the Son gives life…” (John 5:21b).   1) Bridgewater College president Phillip C. Stone announces retirement 2) Donohoo ends service with church’s Donor Development department. 3) Dueck begins as denomination’s director for Transforming Practices. 4) Kobel ends service for General Secretary, to assist Conference Office. 5) More personnel announcements and job openings. ********************************************************** […]

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