Newsline for August 27, 2010

The Internal Revenue Service is warning that small nonprofit organizations may be at risk of losing tax-exempt status if they have not filed required returns for the last three years (2007 through 2009). Churches are not required to file, but some nonprofits connected to churches may fall under this requirement, put in place with the […]

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Brethren Ideal of Radical Discipleship Is What the World Needs, Replogle Tells Youth

2010 National Youth Conference of the Church of the Brethren Fort Collins, Colo. — July 17-22, 2010   Thursday morning preacher Shawn Flory Replogle meditated on what the Church of the Brethren has to offer, that is deeply desired by the world of the 21st century–and on how joy emerges from struggle and suffering. Replogle recently completed his […]

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Newsline for July 23, 2010

July 23, 2010  “We have this treasure in clay jars, so that it may be made clear that this extraordinary power belongs to God and does not come from us” (2 Corinthians 4:7). 1) National Youth Conference brings some 3,000 Brethren to the mountaintop with the theme, ‘More than Meets the Eye.’ 2) Becky Ullom […]

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Agape Love Is Lifted Up in Morning Worship

2010 National Youth Conference of the Church of the Brethren Fort Collins, Colo. — July 21, 2010     Dennis Webb, pastor of Naperville (Ill.) Church of the Brethren, preached for the Wednesday morning worship service at NYC. Photo by Glenn Riegel Preaching from the gospel story in John 12:1-8, Dennis Webb lifted up agape love for the […]

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Douglas Is Honored for Her Years of Service as Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry

2010 National Youth Conference of the Church of the Brethren Fort Collins, Colo. — July 20, 2010   Chris Douglas (right) is honored for her years of service as the Church of the Brethren’s director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry. Douglas resigned last year from the youth ministry position to become the Conference director for the church. […]

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Youth Speech Contest Winners Address NYC

2010 National Youth Conference of the Church of the Brethren Fort Collins, Colo. — July 19, 2010       As worship concluded Monday morning at National Youth Conference, singer songwriter Ken Medema summed up the service with a new song: “We are broken one and all, But still we hear God’s awesome call. Turn the rock over, […]

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Myer Challenges Youth to Let Their Light Shine

2010 National Youth Conference of the Church of the Brethren Fort Collins, Colo. — July 18, 2010   Jim Myer preaches to NYC on the theme, “This Little Light of Mine.” After the sermon, the congregation were given glow sticks to break and wave, creating light in the darkness. Photos by Glenn Riegel and Keith Hollenberg While many […]

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Youth Are Invited into a Sacred Space of Belonging in Christ

2010 National Youth Conference of the Church of the Brethren Fort Collins, Colo. — Saturday, July 17, 2010   It was immediately evident to the close to 3,000 people in attendance at the opening worship service of National Youth Conference 2010, that there was a lot more than meets the eye when it comes to their new theme […]

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Neff Speaks, and Receives ‘Festschrift’ Honor, at Brethren Press Breakfast

224th Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — July 5, 2010   In his introduction of the speaker for the Brethren Press Breakfast, David Leiter, pastor of Green Tree Church of the Brethren in Oaks, Pa., noted, “What impresses me most about Bob is his dedication to serve the overall church […]

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On Earth Peace Sponsors Bible Study on ‘Taking Jesus Seriously’

It may not have been Christmas in July but it was at the least a very summery Advent as Marlys Hershberger, pastor of Hollidaysburg (Pa.) Church of the Brethren, invited the Sunday morning worshippers into the special time Mary experienced as she waited for the promised arrival of her son Jesus. Relating stories of her […]

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