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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Districts Begin Hearings on Issues of Sexuality

Church of the Brethren Newsline Aug. 27, 2010 One of the hearings on the Special Response process held at Annual Conference was standing room only–until a larger venue was found for the crowd. The two hearings were sponsored by the Standing Committee of district delegates. Photo by Glenn Riegel Some Church of the Brethren districts have […]

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Today at NYC – “Manifesting Joy”

2010 National Youth Conference of the Church of the Brethren Fort Collins, Colo. — July 17-22, 2010 This morning the buses and the airport shuttles began lining up in the Moby parking lot at Colorado State University to disperse NYCers to their homes around the country and around the world…. But first the youth heard 2010 Annual Conference moderator Shawn […]

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Sunday Morning Sermon for July 4: ‘Expectant Living’

224th Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — July 4, 2010   Marlys Hershberger, pastor of Hollidaysburg (Pa.) Church of the Brethren, preached for Sunday morning service on the theme, “Expectant Living.” Photo by Glenn Riegel Preacher: Marlys Hershberger, pastor of Hollidaysburg (Pa.) Church of the Brethren Text: Luke 1:26-55 So […]

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Annual Conference Bits and Pieces for Sunday

224th Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — July 4, 2010 Quotes of the Day: “We live in a pregnant time. The church is not much different than Mary. Are we not called to pregnant living also?” –Marlys Hershberger, pastor of Hollidaysburg (Pa.) Church of the Brethren, preaching for Sunday morning […]

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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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Sunday Morning Worship Called to Wait for New Possibilities

224th Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — July 4, 2010   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 […]

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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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Newsline for November 19, 2008

November 19, 2008 “Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Remember Jesus Christ…” (2 Timothy 2:8a). NEWS 1) Children’s Disaster Services responds to California wildfires. 2) Brethren funds disburse grants for disaster relief, food security. 3) Brethren support hunger report reviewing Millennium Development Goals. 4) Summit for progressive Brethren meets in Indianapolis. […]

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Newsline for August 13, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Oh Lord…how majestic is your name in all the earth!” (Psalm 8:1) NEWS 1) Brethren Disaster Ministries receives $50,000 grant to continue Katrina rebuilding. 2) Ministry Summer Service participants complete internship program. 3) Mission trip to the Dominican Republic builds faith, relationships. 4) Brethren bits: […]

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