‘EYN is severely damaged’ reports Nigerian Brethren church president Samuel Dali. Global Mission and Service and Brethren Disaster Ministries this week have received new reports from Samuel Dali, president of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria). Read more »
1) Disaster grant of $100,000 is directed to Nigeria 2) EYN leaders visit refugee camps, pilot relocation project starts 3) General secretary and Public Witness staff reiterate support for nonviolent measures in Syria and Iraq, CPTer comments from Iraqi Kurdistan 4) Global Mission executive returns from visit to Democratic Republic of Congo 5) ‘Side by Side: Imitating Christ’s Humility’ is 2015 workcamp theme 6) Webinar on urban mission offered under title ‘Telling the Truth and Shaming the Devil’ 7) Lowell Flory to retire from Bethany Seminary 8) Cori Hahn resigns from Zigler Hospitality Center at Brethren Service Center 9) Brethren bits Read more »
In this issue: Correction, personnel notes, position openings in Congregational Life and Material Resources, BVS orientation, invitation to a teleconference on just peace in Palestine and Israel, new posts on the Brethren Blog, a breakfast for Heifer’s 70th, district and camp celebrations, Bittersweet Gospel Band tour, and more. Read more »
Cori Hahn has tendered her resignation as hospitality coordinator at the Zigler Hospitality Center, located at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md. Her last day at the hospitality center will be Nov. 14. Read more »
The Workcamp office announces the theme for the 2015 Church of the Brethren Workcamp season: “Side by Side: Imitating Christ’s Humility” (Philippians 2:1-8). Read more »
In a week when US President Barack Obama has announced new air strikes on Islamic State in Syria by a coalition of the US military and several Arab nations, Church of the Brethren general secretary Stan Noffsinger and the denomination’s Office of Public Witness have reiterated a commitment to nonviolent means of change in Syria and Iraq. Read more »
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