A Wide Variety of NYC Workshops Provide Education as Well as Fun Activities

2010 National Youth Conference of the Church of the Brethren Fort Collins, Colo. — July 22, 2010   For NYCers not out hiking or on service projects, early afternoon workshops were offered to meet all sorts of interests. On Wednesday, 31 workshops for youth and 5 for adult advisors were scheduled, for example. Hands-on creative arts were very […]

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Today at NYC: “Extending Agape Love”

2010 National Youth Conference of the Church of the Brethren Fort Collins, Colo. — July 17-22, 2010  Morning devotions began the day. The morning worship celebration heard from Dennis Webb, pastor of Naperville (Ill.) Church of the Brethren, and was followed by small group meetings. In the afternoon were workshops, hiking, service projects, and ultimate frisbee, along with other […]

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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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Newsline for Feb. 11, 2010

  Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Feb. 11, 2010 “O God…I seek you, my soul thirsts for you” (Psalm 6:3a). NEWS 1) Haitian-American Brethren experience losses, grief following earthquake. 2) Church of the Brethren reports pre-audit financial results for 2009. 3) Center ships 158,000 […]

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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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Webb Preaches on Jesus’ ‘Hometown Showdown Downtown’ in Nazareth

NOAC 2009 National Older Adult Conference of the Church of the Brethren Lake Junaluska, N.C. — Sept. 7-11, 2009 Sept. 11, 2009 Preacher: Dennis Webb, pastor of Naperville (Ill.) Church of the Brethren Text: Mark 6:1-6 There’s always a musical rhythm to every good sermon, but in the case of Friday’s closing worship at the 2009 NOAC Dennis Webb […]

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Newsline for February 25, 2009

“Create in me a clean heart, O God” (Psalm 51:10). NEWS 1) Annual Conference ballot for 2009 is announced. 2) Matching grant program provides $206,000 to local food banks. 3) Brethren funds give grants for disaster, hunger response in US and Africa. 4) Church of the Brethren faith expedition visits Chiapas, Mexico. 5) BVS seeks […]

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Vital Pastors Program Groups Meet, Share Critical Questions

Six groups of Church of the Brethren pastors met Nov. 17-21, 2008, near Los Angeles, Calif., in the latest in a series of national conferences occurring through the Vital Pastors program of the Sustaining Pastoral Excellence (SPE) initiative. The pastors’ groups shared results of their studies through the program. One group, made up of five […]

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Newsline Extra for October 29, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “You are to be a key witness to everyone you meet…” (Acts 22:15a, The Message) DISTRICT NEWS 1) Northern Ohio District Conference celebrates ‘Life, Heart, Change.’ 2) Northern Plains District Conference theme states, ‘Here I Am Lord.’ 3) Western Plains District Conference centers on joy. […]

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