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Standing Committee approves revision of appeal process, among other business (July 3, 2019)

Standing Committee has approved a revision of the appeal process during its pre-Annual Conference meetings in Greensboro, N.C. The group of delegates from the 24 Church of the Brethren districts met June 30-July 3, presided over by Conference moderator Donita J. Keister, moderator-elect Paul Mundey, and secretary James M. Beckwith. Read more »

Today in Greensboro - Tuesday, July 2 (July 2, 2019)

Brethren are gathering in Greensboro for the Annual Conference to begin tomorrow, but lots has already gone on this week! Read more »

Newsline for July 1, 2019 (July 1, 2019)

NEWS 1) Bethany Theological Seminary celebrates commencement 2) Junior high conference inspires youth to be strong and courageous 3) Office of Peacebuilding and Policy signs letter for World Refugee Day 4) Remembering cost of following Jesus at May 15 service for WWI conscientious objectors UPCOMING EVENTS 5) Annual Conference 2019: Bits and pieces 6) Peace Day 2019: Making the case for peace 7) Upcoming Brethren Academy courses are announced REMEMBRANCE 8) Bethany remembers president Warren Groff 9) Brethren bits Read more »

Brethren bits for June 29, 2019 (June 29, 2019)

In this issue: Monroe Good memorial service, personnel notes, job openings, BVS newsletter, BHLA News and Notes, news from congregations and districts, IMA World Health works in ebola hot zone, call for “ecological conversion,” and more news by, for, and about Brethren. Read more »

Remembering cost of following Jesus at May 15 service for WWI conscientious objectors (June 28, 2019)

On May 15, International Conscientious Objection Day, a group representing local congregations from each of the historic peace churches and the Community of Christ (an emerging peace church) came together for a memorial service honoring the conscientious objectors during World War I. Approximately 84 people attended from local congregations and Scott Holland attended from the faculty of Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Ind. Read more »

Annual Conference 2019: Bits and pieces (June 28, 2019)

The 2019 Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren takes place next week July 3-7 in Greensboro, N.C. Presiding will be moderator Donita Keister, moderator-elect Paul Mundey, and Conference secretary James Beckwith. Keister preaches for opening worship Wednesday evening. Pre-Conference meetings include the Ministers’ Association annual continuing education event and the Standing Committee meetings of district delegates, among others. Read more »

Junior high conference inspires youth to be strong and courageous (June 28, 2019)

With the theme song “Strong and Courageous” by Kyle Remnant and Jon Wilson still ringing in their ears, 250 Brethren who had come together for National Junior High Conference prepared to leave Elizabethtown (Pa.) College. Read more »

Upcoming Brethren Academy courses are announced (June 26, 2019)

The Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership has announced upcoming courses open to TRIM and EFSM students, pastors (who may earn 2 continuing education units per course), and other interested people. The academy is a joint program of Bethany Theological Seminary and the Church of the Brethren. Read more »

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