Newsline for December 16, 2016

1) ‘We rejoice this Advent season’: Annual Conference moderator sends Christmas letter
2) CDS continues Healing Hearts training in Nigeria
3) Trip to Nigeria connects with peacebuilding efforts, food crisis needs
4) Brethren bits […]

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Newsline for December 10, 2016

NEWS
1) Creation Care Study Committee invites responses to survey
2) World Council of Churches issues statement on climate justice
3) Bethany is among ‘Seminaries That Change the World’
4) Multicultural tour to the Holy Land is a success

PERSONNEL
5) National Youth Cabinet is named for 2017-18
6) Bethany Seminary fills positions in admissions and student services

RESOURCES
7) ‘Art for Nigeria’: Nigeria has given me much, I hope to give some back

8) Brethren bits […]

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Newsline for December 3, 2016

NEWS
1) Annual Conference moderator shares Bible study for December
2) EDF grants are directed to aid refugees from Syria, Burundi
3) Global Food Initiative supports agricultural work in Haiti, garden projects in US
4) Brethren complete Nigeria workcamp
5) Interfaith vigil at University of La Verne responds to hate letter

RESOURCES
6) Brethren Press carries new study resources for Advent, Winter quarter

7) Brethren bits […]

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Newsline for November 18, 2016

NEWS
1) Christ the King Sunday letter calls the denomination to renewed discipleship
2) Leadership Team and CODE leaders express thanks for prayer support
3) Workcamp constructs church for displaced Nigerians
4) Office of Public Witness sponsors congressional briefing on Nigeria
5) EYN president urges churches to be strong in faith with endurance
6) On Earth Peace board holds fall meeting

UPCOMING EVENTS
7) Webinars to focus on urban and church planting ministries

RESOURCES
8) ‘The Disturbances’ tells of Christians saving lives during 1966 genocide in Nigeria

9) Brethren bits […]

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Newsline for November 5, 2016

NEWS
1) Grants support disaster rebuilding following flooding in Michigan and S. Carolina

PERSONNEL
2) Julie M. Hostetter to retire from leadership of the Brethren Academy
3) Introducing the 2017 Young Adult Steering Committee

REFLECTION
4) The Challenge of Abundance: Moderator’s reflection for November 2016

5) Brethren bits […]

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Newsline for October 29, 2016

NEWS
1) Children’s Disaster Services team begins work in N. Carolina, Material Resources ships to hurricane-affected areas
2) Historic cloth map receives Virginia honor, reveals part of the Brethren mission legacy
3) WCC general secretary: What have we learned from the Reformation?

UPCOMING EVENTS
4) Healthy Boundaries 101 training to be offered via webcast in January
5) Christian Citizenship Seminar 2017 will focus on Native American rights and food security

REFLECTION
6) An island of civility and compassion in a sea of hostility

7) Brethren bits […]

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Newsline for October 19, 2016

NEWS
1) Partnership in prayer is requested throughout the church
2) Budget for 2017, grants for hurricane relief, discussion of state of the church on the agenda of Mission and Ministry Board
3) UN Working Group on People of African Descent presents findings

4) Brethren bits […]

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Newsline for October 13, 2016

NEWS
1) Group of Chibok schoolgirls are released from captivity
2) Disaster ministries, mission staff assess hurricane damage, begin planning for response
3) Global Food Initiative supports medical training for Brethren in DR, cultural/garden exchanges

UPCOMING EVENTS
4) National Junior High Sunday calls youth to ‘Grow in Wisdom’
5) ‘Vision for new hope’ is theme of Advent Offering for Church of the Brethren ministries

6) Brethren bits […]

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Newsline for October 7, 2016

NEWS
1) ‘Risk hope’ is a recurring chorus: Annual Conference moderator shares monthly reflection
2) Hurricane Matthew update: Mission staff to assess damage in Haiti, BDM monitors Florida
3) Disability ombudsman serves at the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference
4) Atlantic Southeast holds 10th Annual Family Peace Camp
5) Christian, Muslim leaders agree to stand against religious extremism

UPCOMING EVENTS
6) October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
7) Bridgewater College to hold symposium on ‘Anabaptist Nonresistance in Age of Terror’

8) Brethren bits […]

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Newsline for September 30, 2016

NEWS
1) Children’s Disaster Services completes its service in Baton Rouge

2) Northeast Nigeria experiencing food crisis, Brethren response team continues food distributions

3) Brethren bits […]

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