Event calendar

2014

July
1-2 Minister's Association Continuing Education Event
Preaching the Lively Word: Text and Context in Today's Pulpit
Columbus, Ohio

In this Pre-Conference Event, Dr. Thomas G. Long will lead three sessions on Preaching.

Session One:
July 1 from 6 to 9 pm
Disruption, Enchantment, and Wisdom: The Emerging Languages of Preaching

Session Two:
July 2 from 9 to 11:45 am
The Churches at the Four Corners: Insights on Preaching from the New Testament Churches

Session Three:
July 2 from 1 to 3:45pm
Puzzles, Riddles, and Paradoxes: Preaching and the Parables of Jesus

This event includes CEUs for ordained ministers.

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2-6 Annual Conference
Columbus, Ohio
"Live as Courageous Disciples"

The times in which we live call for boldness, for courage, for fearless living that is faithful to the word and life of Jesus Christ. The world around us is hungry and thirsty for living examples of lives radically committed to following Jesus. More than ever, the church needs to be a community in which Jesus’ disciples spur one another on to live courageously in this world.
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6-12 Song & Story Fest
Camp Inspiration Hills, Burbank OH
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19-24 National Youth Conference
Colorado State University in Ft. Collins, Colorado
National Youth Conference, or “NYC,” is a Brethren tradition that dates back to 1954. Every four years, youth from across the United States (and sometimes beyond) travel to Colorado State University in Ft. Collins, Colorado for an incredible week-long youth conference! Typical attendance is around 3,000. Youth who have completed 9th grade through one year of college are eligible to attend.
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August
September
21 International Day of Prayer for Peace
Every year, September 21 is rising in prominence as a day of action and prayer for peace. This year’s theme is "Visions and Dreams of Building Peace."
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21 Mission Offering
The Church of the Brethren Mission Offering supports ongoing international partnerships with brothers and sisters in Nigeria, Haiti, South Sudan, and many other places around the world. It also helps fund Brethren Volunteer Service, the Youth Peace Travel Team, workcamps, and other ministries that provide opportunities for people of all ages to proclaim the Good News of Jesus through action. Other crucial ministries that exist to train and support mission-minded leaders in the church are also supported by this offering: Ministry Summer Service, the Office of Ministry, and Church Planting and Deacon ministries, to name a few.
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October
5 World Communion Day
16-24 Peace with Justice Week
17-19 Children's Sabbaths Observance
Sponsored by the Children's Defense Fund (CDF), the National Observance of Children's Sabbaths Celebration is a way for faith communities to celebrate children as sacred gifts of God, and provides the opportunity for houses of worship to renew and live out their moral responsibility to care, protect, and advocate for all children.
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21 Webcast with Stuart Murray Williams More
24 World Disarmament Day
CDS logo padded Children's Disaster Services training

Many locations and dates

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Deacon training

Many locations, many dates!
Custom training can also be arranged

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