“It’s exciting to have so many countries represented here, as well as people from across the US,” said NYC coordinator Tim Heishman, in his welcome to the reception for International Guests and Scholarship Recipients at National Youth Conference 2014. Read more »
The bus pulled out of the Elizabethtown (Pa.) Church of the Brethren parking lot at 5 a.m. last Sunday, bound for National Youth Conference. There were 30 youth, 9 advisors, and 1 bus driver aboard, representing the Elizabethtown, Mt. Wilson, and Madison Avenue congregations. Together they took several days to drive across the country, making stops in Chicago, Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Colorado Springs, before reaching Fort Collins just in time for NYC. Read more »
“We were all brainstorming with the coordinators,” said Rhonda Pittman Gingrich, a former NYC coordinator herself, “to think of an event that would help people mix together, get to know each other while having a great time, while letting the agencies tell a little of their story.” Read more »
1) District youth visit and tour General Offices on their way to NYC. 2) ‘Called by Christ: Blessed for the Journey Together’ theme shapes NYC 2014. OTHER NEWS 3) Annual Conference makes changes to ‘Special Response’ process for strongly controversial issues. 4) Nigerian Brethren write petition to United Nations. 5) EYN president represents Brethren at World Council of Churches Central Committee. 6) Anabaptist Disabilities Network seeks stories of supportive care in congregations 7) Dean of Bethany Seminary speaks to international meeting. 8) Brethren bits Read more »
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