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Brethren Press offers summer curriculum (April 16, 2014)

Brethren Press is offering a variety of curriculum for this summer, including the final quarter of Gather ’Round, the predecessor to the new Shine curriculum; A Guide for Biblical Studies on the topic “The People of God Set Priorities” written by Al Hansell; and a Vacation Bible School curriculum from MennoMedia focused on biblical hospitality, titled “Give and Receive God’s Great Love.” Read more »


Newsline for April 15, 2014 (April 15, 2014)

1) General secretary, mission and service executive visit with Brethren in Nigeria. 2) Volunteers to set out on ‘BVS Coast to Coast’ bicycle tour. 3) Going to the Garden grants are available. 4) ‘Shine’ fall quarter and starter kits are now available for children’s Sunday school. 5) Courtney Hess to direct Lilly Grant project at Bethany. 6) Brethren bits Read more »


General secretary, mission and service executive visit with Brethren in Nigeria (April 15, 2014)

Church of the Brethren general secretary Stanley J. Noffsinger has visited Nigeria for the Majalisa or annual meeting of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN--the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria), with Global Mission and Service executive Jay Wittmeyer. Noffsinger wrote this e-mail report April 14 from the capital city of Abuja on the last day of the trip. Read more »


Brethren bits for April 15, 2014 (April 15, 2014)

In this issue: A correction, remembering Josh Copp, Material Resources seeks truck driver/warehouser, Bridgewater College celebrates the installation of president David Bushman, a new Springs folder for the Easter Season, Earth Day Sunday resources from Creation Justice Ministries. Read more »


‘Shine’ fall quarter and starter kits are now available for children’s Sunday school (April 16, 2014)

“Shine,” the new Christian education curriculum from Brethren Press and MennoMedia, is now available to congregations for the fall quarter. Also available now are two starter kits: The Shine Starter Kit with a quarter’s worth of Shine materials; and the Shine Multiage Starter Kit for congregations with a range of age groups. Read more »


Going to the Garden grants are still available (April 15, 2014)

As this time of year rolls around, we begin witnessing the appearance of new life, both the new life Jesus Christ gives us all through the miracle of Easter resurrection, and the new life we see in our environment as we move into Spring. Read more »


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