Church of the Brethren Holds 10th National Older Adult Conference

NOAC 2009 National Older Adult Conference of the Church of the Brethren Lake Junaluska, N.C. — Sept. 7-11, 2009 The 2009 NOAC is held at Lake Junaluska (N.C.) Conference and Retreat Center. Shown here is the terrace building on the lake. Some 900 participants age 50 and older are expected at the conference, which takes […]

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Newsline Extra for April 24, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of the messenger…who announces salvation” (Isaiah 52:7a). MISSION UPDATES 1) Mission Alive 2008 celebrates past and present mission work. 2) Meetings are held on Haiti mission. 3) General secretary calls new advisory group for mission program. PERSONNEL […]

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Newsline Special for March 21, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Surrendered to God–Transformed in Christ–Empowered by the Spirit” ANNUAL CONFERENCE PREVIEW 1) 2008 Annual Conference will celebrate the 300th Anniversary. 2) Moderator issues 300th Anniversary challenge. 3) Food drive to be part of service project at Annual Conference. 4) Annual Conference to feature a children’s […]

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Brethren Benefit Trust President Announces Retirement

Church of the Brethren Newsline November 19, 2007 Wilfred E. Nolen, president of Brethren Benefit Trust (BBT) since the agency’s inception in 1988 and chief administrator and trustee of the Church of the Brethren Pension Board since 1983, has announced that he will retire in 2008. Nolen informed the BBT Board of Directors of his […]

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Newsline Extra for November 8, 2007

November 8, 2007 “…Serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received” (1 Peter 4:10b) PERSONNEL NOTICES 1) Mary Dulabaum resigns from Association of Brethren Caregivers. 2) Tom Benevento ends his work with Global Mission Partnerships. 3) Jeanne Davies to coordinate workcamp ministry of General Board. 4) James Deaton begins as interim managing […]

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Newsline for September 12, 2007

September 12, 2007 “…A place in the family…” (Acts 26:18b from “The Message”). NEWS 1) Caring Ministries Assembly 2007 focuses on ‘Being Family.’ 2) Youth cabinet issues 300th anniversary challenge to youth groups. 3) Steering committee plans next denominational gathering for young adults. 4) Western Plains District meeting invites, ‘Come and Walk with Jesus.’ 5) […]

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