Annual Conference Sunday invites Brethren to a joint ‘virtual worship’




Carry the Light, logo for the 2016 Annual Conference

“Join congregations and individuals from around the country as we worship together as one virtual church on Annual Conference Sunday, July 3,” said an invitation from the Conference Office. The 2016 Annual Conference takes place in Greensboro, N.C., on June 29-July 3.

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All congregations are invited to come together in celebration during the Sunday morning worship service at Annual Conference by sharing in the worship webcast. Congregations may choose to broadcast the Annual Conference service live in their own church services that morning and in so doing worship across geographical boundaries with thousands of other Brethren from across the denomination and around the world.

The live broadcast will allow for joining in the streaming of the event at any time, or restarting the broadcast from the beginning. Participants in the virtual event can also comment and chat online with webcast coordinator Enten Eller. A bulletin will be available in mid to late June to download and print from the Annual Conference website at www.brethren.org/ac

For more information and instructions for linking to the Annual Conference Sunday service, click the webcasts link at www.brethren.org/ac/2016 or browse directly to the Annual Conference webcast page at www.brethren.org/ac/2016/webcasts .

Webcasts of other Conference sessions

All of the Annual Conference business sessions and worship services will be streamed over the Internet. The schedule for these webcasts is as follows (all times are Eastern time):

Wednesday, June 29:
7-8:30 p.m. Opening Worship

Thursday, June 30:
8:30-11:30 a.m. Morning Business Session
2-4:30 p.m. Afternoon Business Session
7-8:30 p.m. Evening Worship

Friday, July 1:
8:30-11:30 a.m. Morning Business Session
7-8:30 p.m. Evening Worship

Saturday, July 2:
8:30-11:30 a.m. Morning Business Session
2-4:30 p.m. Afternoon Business Session
7-8:30 p.m. Evening Worship

Sunday, July 3:
8:30-10:30 a.m. Closing Worship

There is a cost to providing these webcasts. Viewers are asked to consider making an online donation to help make the ministries of the church known through these webcasts.

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