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Newsline for July 16, 2015 (July 18, 2015)

This issue of Newsline reviews events and outcomes of the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference held in Tampa, Fla., on July 11-15, 2015. Read more »


Conference celebrates the service of general secretary Stan Noffsinger (July 17, 2015)

Stanley Noffsinger’s term as General Secretary will conclude before the 2016 Annual Conference, and so a celebration of his service to the church was held at this Conference, and became a highlight of the meeting. Through a video and the reflections of many speakers, Conference-goers were reminded of the many aspects of his leadership of the denomination since he accepted the call to that position in 2003. Read more »


Resolution expresses support for Christian minority communities, among other Conference business (July 16, 2015)

A Resolution on Christian Minority Communities brought by the Mission and Ministry Board was adopted by the Annual Conference. In other business, the Conference dealt with a number of business items deferred from the 2014 annual meeting of the Church of the Brethren including changes to bylaws of the Church of the Brethren Inc. and a polity change related to Brethren Benefit Trust (BBT). Read more »


Annual Conference bits and pieces (July 16, 2015)

Conference by the numbers, new Nigeria books and resources, a special celebration for the Brethren Foundation, Fitness Challenge results, people and groups received recognition or honors during the Conference, more on the round tables, how to get more Annual Conference coverage online, and how to order the “2015 Annual Conference Wrap-up and Sermons” DVD. Read more »


My favorite Annual Conference moments (July 16, 2015)

Toddlers playing on the floor at the back of the hall during worship services, and the way surrounding adults watch with indulgent smiles.... Read more »


Today in Tampa - Wednesday, July 15, 2015 (July 15, 2015)

An overview of the final day of Annual Conference 2015 in Tampa, Fla. The day included consecration of Andy Murray as the new moderator of the Church of the Brethren. Read more »


Today in Tampa - Tuesday, July 14, 2015 (July 14, 2015)

An overview of the day in Tampa at Annual Conference 2015, including a highlight celebration of the work of outgoing general secretary Stanley J. Noffsinger. Read more »


General Secretary's Luncheon with Higher Education asks ‘Who Was Jesus?’ (July 13, 2015)

University of La Verne, Calif., was the institution highlighted this year at the General Secretary’s Luncheon with Higher Education. Keynote speaker Dr. Jonathan Reed addressed the luncheon on the topic of “Who Was Jesus?” Read more »


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