Newsline for December 15, 2010

“Strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near” (James 5:8). 1) Annual Conference issues 2011 logo, makes online input form available for Special Response. 2) Meeting issues ‘Letter from Santo Domingo to All Churches.’ 3) NCC leaders offer pastoral advice to Senate on nuclear arms reduction. 4) Murray Williams tour proclaims Anabaptist […]

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Newsline for May 5, 2010

May 5, 2010 “Live in harmony with one another” (Romans 12:16). NEWS 1) Seminary charts course for a new direction with strategic plan. 2) Intercultural consultation celebrates diversity in harmony. 3) BVS volunteer from Germany is detained for visa lapse. 4) Church representative attends ‘Beijing + 15′ on status of women. PERSONNEL 5) Shaffer retires […]

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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 Sept. 24, 2009

Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Sept. 24, 2009 “But we speak God’s wisdom…” (1 Corinthians 2:7a). NEWS 1) NOAC makes connections between wisdom and legacy. 2) Leadership Team welcomes invitation from German church. 3) Brethren funds give grants for disaster and hunger relief. […]

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Noac Keynote Speakers Make Connections Between Wisdom and Legacy

NOAC 2009 National Older Adult Conference of the Church of the Brethren Lake Junaluska, N.C. — Sept. 7-11, 2009 Sept. 11, 2009 The three keynote speakers at National Older Adult Conference 2009 each addressed the conference theme as they talked about connections of legacies and wisdom. Speaking on three different mornings, each speaker, however, had a very different point of view […]

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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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