2012 news and Newsline editions
Brethren bits for Dec. 27, 2012(December 27, 2012)
In this Brethren bits: new personnel at Fahrney-Keedy, openings for a chaplain and curriculum writers, a new prayer resource focused on missions, registration opening dates for Brethren events in 2013, NCC announcement of an action day on gun violence, and much more news from and for Brethren.
Newsline for Dec. 27, 2012(December 27, 2012)
1) Delegation learns about sensitivities in the Holy Land, calls for continued work for two-state solution. 2) National Youth Cabinet is announced for 2013-14. 3) Save the date for next deacon training events, says Deacon Ministry. 4) Stuart Murray Williams to lead webinar on ‘Living the Biblical Vision.’ 5) Fifth Presidential Forum to be held at Bethany Seminary. 6) Brethren bits.
Stuart Murray Williams to lead webinar on ‘Living the Biblical Vision’(December 27, 2012)
A webinar titled, “Living the Biblical Vision of a Multi-Voiced Church,” will be offered in January as a collaborative resource from the Church of the Brethren’s Congregational Life Ministries and the Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership.
Delegation learns about sensitivities in the Holy Land, calls for continued work for two-state solution(December 27, 2012)
Church of the Brethren leaders have returned from an ecumenical delegation to Israel and Palestine with a renewed commitment to a place sacred to the Brethren faith tradition, and a call for the expression of love to all the people involved in the violent struggles ongoing in the Middle East. In an interview made after their return to the US, general secretary Stan Noffsinger and associate general secretary Mary Jo Flory-Steury commented on their experience.
Fifth Presidential Forum to be held at Bethany Seminary(December 27, 2012)
Bethany Theological Seminary will hold its fifth Presidential Forum on April 5 and 6, 2013, at the Bethany campus in Richmond, Ind. The forum’s theme, “The Bible in Our Bones: Telling and Living the Stories of Our Faith,” invites all to encounter God’s word with fresh eyes and to live and share its life-giving messages with insight and integrity. Scholars, storytellers, artists, and other ministerial leaders will guide this exploration of biblical story through worship, instruction, and reflection.
2012 photo albums
New Church Planting Conference, May 2012
A photo album of pictures from the Church of the Brethren's New Church Planting Conference 2012 on the theme "Plant Generously, Reap Bountifully." The event took place May 16-19, 2012, hosted by...
National Young Adult Conference 2012
Photos from the National Young Adult Conference (NYAC) 2012, held in Knoxville, Tenn., in mid-June. Photos are by a number of young adult photographers including NYAC coordinator and Brethren...
Christian Citizenship Seminar 2012
Photos from the Church of the Brethren's Christian Citizenship Seminar (CCS) 2012, April 14-19 in New York City and Washington, D.C., on the theme “Stepping Out: Our Relationship with Carbon.”...
Brethren Disaster Ministries 2012
2012 Brethren Disaster Ministries photos (Pulaski, Virginia; Arab, Alabama; Prattsville, New York; Haiti trip; and Pennsylvania disaster relief auction)