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Standing Committee agrees to new process for its deliberations this year, recommends adoption of new business items from Brethren Benefit Trust

June 26, 2017

The Standing Committee of district delegates has begun its work ahead of the 2017 Annual Conference. Standing Committee meetings began Sunday evening, June 25, in Grand Rapids, Mich., and continue through Wednesday morning, June 28. The meetings are presided over by Annual Conference moderator Carol Scheppard, with moderator-elect Samuel Sarpiya and Conference secretary James Beckwith.

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Remember when: Church of the Brethren statements on care for Creation

June 2, 2017

As early as 1991, the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference adopted a statement titled “Creation: Called to Care." “Why should Christians care about the environment?” the statement reads, in part. “Simply because we learn in Genesis that God has promised to fulfill all of creation, not just humanity, and has made humans the stewards of it. ..."

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Annual Conference 2017 offers special programming, opportunities for spiritual enrichment, continuing education

May 22, 2017

Organizers of the 2017 Annual Conference highlight special programming for this year’s annual meeting of the Church of the Brethren, taking place in Grand Rapids, Mich., June 28-July 2. In addition to business sessions for delegates, all attendees will have opportunities for spiritual enrichment, continuing education, fellowship, and family oriented activities.

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