2012 news and Newsline editions


Newsline for Nov. 15, 2012
(November 15, 2012)
1) Sandy shipments from New Windsor center now exceed $900,000 in value. 2) Church fund makes grants for Sandy response, new BDM project in Binghamton, NY. 3) Seminary trustees meet, approve expansion of Brethren and reconciliation studies. 4) Bethany announces faculty openings in Brethren, reconciliation studies. 5) Committee shares hopes for Sunday of renewal, releases logo for 2013 Annual Conference. 6) Nigerian Brethren leaders to speak at Young Center, Mission Alive. 7) Special interest courses offered through Bethany Seminary in the spring. 8) Pre-publication price available for Lenten devotional from Brethren Press. 9) Congo Journal: A Brethren pastor’s run/walk for peace. 10) Brethren bits.
Brethren bits for Nov. 15, 2012
(November 15, 2012)
Brethren bits includes remembrances for Jim Sampson, John Post, Roy Edwin McAuley, and Ruth Clark. Also featured: the Gemmer Peacemaking Award from Atlantic Southeast District, an opening for BL&T editor, a 100th birthday at the Westminster Church, and lots and lots more church news from across the denomination.
Nigerian Brethren leaders to speak at Young Center, Mission Alive
(November 15, 2012)
Samuel Dali, president of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN--the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) and his wife Rebecca, a scholar who recently received her doctorate from the university in Jos, Nigeria, are traveling in the United States. Their itinerary includes speaking engagements at Mission Alive 2012 hosted by Lititz (Pa.) Church of the Brethren, and at the Young Center at Elizabethtown (Pa.) College. They also will visit Manchester University and Bethany Seminary, lead Sunday school and worship at Crest Manor Church of the Brethren in South Bend, Ind., and spend an evening with Columbia City (Ind.) Church of the Brethren.
Committee shares hopes for Sunday of renewal, releases logo for 2013 Annual Conference
(November 15, 2012)
A logo for the 2013 Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren, and more details about the schedule including a Sunday focused on spiritual renewal, have been released by the Program and Arrangements Committee. The 2013 Conference takes place June 29-July 3 in Charlotte, N.C. The largest block of the committee’s meeting was spent “fleshing out the Sunday plans as a day of renewal,” reported Douglas. This is a new initiative of Program and Arrangements, following calls for an emphasis on spirituality at the annual meeting, along with a worshipful context for the carrying out of church business.
Special interest courses offered through Bethany Seminary in the spring
(November 15, 2012)
Bethany Seminary is offering four graduate-level courses during the spring 2013 semester that may be of interest to the occasional student, those interested in taking courses without enrolling in a degree program. The courses are offered as weekend intensives.
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