Summer tour itinerary for Nigerian BEST group and women’s choir is released




A cloth worn by the ZME women's group of the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria
photo by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford

A cloth worn by the ZME women's group of the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria

The itinerary for a summer tour by Nigerian groups from Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) has been released by the planning committee. The two groups are the Brethren Evangelism Support Trust (BEST), a group of businesspeople and professionals, and an EYN Women’s Fellowship Choir.

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Lancaster (Pa.) Church of the Brethren is the sponsoring congregation. The planning committee includes members from Lancaster and two other Pennsylvania churches: Elizabethtown Church of the Brethren and Mountville Church of the Brethren. Former Nigeria mission worker Monroe Good is chairing the committee.

The tour itinerary:

June 22, 4 p.m.: Welcome Banquet at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md.

June 23, 2 p.m.: An abbreviated concert at Fahrney-Keedy Village near Boonsboro, Md., Mid-Atlantic District

June 23, 7 p.m.: Appreciation Concert at Hagerstown (Md.) Church of the Brethren, Mid-Atlantic District

June 24, 7 p.m.: Appreciation Concert at Maple Spring Church of the Brethren in Hollsopple, Pa., Western Pennsylvania District

June 25, 7 p.m.: Appreciation Concert at Maple Grove Church of the Brethren in Ashland, Ohio, Northern Ohio District

June 26, time TBA: Event in Elgin, Ill., in Illinois and Wisconsin District, arranged by Global Mission and Service

June 27, 1:30 p.m.: An abbreviated concert as part of an auction fundraiser for Nigeria at Creekside Church of the Brethren in Elkhart, Ind., Northern Indiana District

June 27, 7 p.m.: Appreciation Concert at Manchester Church of the Brethren in North Manchester, Ind., South/Central Indiana District

June 28, morning: Worship with Manchester Church of the Brethren

June 28, 7 p.m.: Appreciation Concert at the Long Center for the Performing Arts in Lafayette, Ind., sponsored by the West Section of South/Central Indiana District

June 29, 10:30 a.m.: An abbreviated concert at Friends Fellowship Community in Richmond, Ind.

June 29: Lunch and visit at Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Ind.

June 29, 7 p.m.: Appreciation Concert at Salem Church of the Brethren in Englewood, Ohio, Southern Ohio District

June 30, 7 p.m.: Appreciation Concert at Oak Park Church of the Brethren in Oakland, Md., West Marva District

July 3: Concert in Southern Pennsylvania District, location and time TBA

July 4, 2 p.m.: Appreciation Concert at Lebanon Valley Brethren Home in Palmyra, Pa.

July 4: Appreciation Concert in Elizabethtown, Pa., Atlantic Northeast District, location and time TBA

July 5, 10:15 a.m.: Worship and concert at Lancaster (Pa.) Church of the Brethren, Atlantic Northeast District

July 5, 7 p.m.: Appreciation Concert at Germantown Church of the Brethren in Philadelphia, Pa., Atlantic Northeast District

July 6, 2 p.m.: Appreciation Concert at Peter Becker Community in Harleysville, Pa.

July 6, 7 p.m.: Appreciation Concert at Coventry (Pa.) Church of the Brethren, Atlantic Northeast District

July 7, morning: Luncheon engagement in Washington, D.C.

July 7, evening: Concert in Atlantic Northeast District, location and time TBA

July 8, 7 a.m.: Prayer breakfast at Lancaster (Pa.) Church of the Brethren, Atlantic Northeast District

July 8, 7 p.m.: Appreciation Concert at University Baptist/Brethren Church in State College, Pa., Middle Pennsylvania District

July 9: Appreciation Concert in Virlina District, location and time TBA

July 11-15: Annual Conference in Tampa, Fla.

July 15, 7 p.m.: Appreciation Concert at Camp Ithiel in Gotha, Fla., Atlantic Southeast District

For questions contact Monroe Good at 717-391-3614 or ggspinnacle@juno.com .

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