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Brethren bits for March 23, 2018 (March 23, 2018)

Job openings, National Youth Sunday materials, Intercultural Ministries conversation about “Black Panther,” Children’s Disaster Services training, March for Our Lives breakfast in DC, ACT NOW: Unite to End Racism, On Earth Peace endorses Poor People’s Campaign, “This Evil Thing” at Highland Avenue Church and Manchester University, Ventures Course on culture of call, and more Read more »

Leadership Team issues call to Christ-like discourse (March 23, 2018)

The Leadership Team of the Church of the Brethren has issued a letter calling for Christ-like discourse at this time in the life of the church. The Leadership Team of the denomination includes the general secretary, the Annual Conference officers, a representative of the Council of District Executives, and the director of the Annual Conference office. Read more »

Office of Peacebuilding and Policy director signs letter on militarization of Middle East (March 23, 2018)

Nathan Hosler, director of the Church of the Brethren Office of Peacebuilding and Policy in Washington, D.C., was one of the ecumenical leaders to sign a letter on the militarization of the Middle East. Some 15 Christian leaders signed the letter, dated March 14, that was sent to members of Congress. Read more »

Comité directivo de ocho mujeres en el ministerio (March 13, 2018)

Un comité directivo de ocho mujeres en el ministerio ha sido llamado por la Oficina del Ministerio para facilitar la programación, los proyectos y las iniciativas diseñadas para apoyar y alentar a las clérigas Hermanas. Read more »

Discipleship Ministries represents new name, new vision for former Congregational Life Ministries (March 13, 2018)

At the spring meeting of the Mission and Ministry Board, Congregational Life Ministries staff announced a new team name and strategy. Now titled Discipleship Ministries, the team envisions a “people of God, new and renewed, that embodies and articulates their faith.” Along with a new name, staff of Discipleship Ministries also outlined new strategic emphases and a staffing plan to carry out the work. Read more »

Brethren Press announces summer release for Inglenook Desserts (March 13, 2018)

Brethren Press has announced a summer release date for a new cookbook in the Inglenook series, called “Inglenook Desserts.” “Keep your fork--something sweet is coming!” says the publishing house. Read more »

New steering committee of women in ministry is created (March 13, 2018)

A steering committee of eight women in ministry has been called by the Office of Ministry to facilitate programming, projects, and initiatives designed to support and encourage Brethren clergywomen. Read more »

Brethren bits for March 13, 2018 (March 13, 2018)

In this issue: Personnel, job opening, Mission Alive webcasts, action alert on Yemen, Lifetime Achievement Award for BHLA archivist, the latest Dunker Punk Podcast, Nobel Peace Prize winner to speak at Bridgewater College, NOAC planning committee meets, and more news by, for, and about Brethren. Read more »

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