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Brethren Benefit Trust business items are approved (July 5, 2018)

Two business items originally brought by Brethren Benefit Trust (BBT) in 2017, which were deferred to the 2018 Annual Conference, have been approved by the delegate body. Read more »

Paul Mundey to serve as moderator-elect of Annual Conference (July 5, 2018)

In election results today, the Annual Conference chose Paul Mundey of Frederick, Md., as moderator-elect. He will serve as moderator-elect for one year, and then in 2020 he will serve as moderator of the Annual Conference. Read more »

Elephants, faith, and focus: Notes from the Almuerzo (July 5, 2018)

The Almuerzo, a Spanish-language lunch event sponsored by Discipleship Ministries (formerly Congregational Life Ministries), took place July 5 during Annual Conference in Cincinnati, gathering 51 people including more than 20 pastors and church planters. Read more »

Standing Committee discusses Michigan District situation (July 4, 2018)

Several unusual attempts to open the Standing Committee agenda to new business led to lengthy discussions of a situation in Michigan District and led to action to begin to address “gaps” in the Standing Committee appeals processes. Read more »

Candlelight vigil prays for separated families (July 4, 2018)

A “Families Belong Together” candlelight vigil sponsored by the Office of Peacebuilding and Policy gathered outside the main doors of the convention center in Cincinnati, where Annual Conference is taking place this week. Read more »

Today in Cincinnati - Wednesday, July 4, 2018 (July 4, 2018)

An overview of the first day of the 2018 Annual Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. Read more »

Newsline for June 25, 2018 (June 25, 2018)

NEWS 1) Bethany Seminary president takes part in ecumenical meeting with Pope Francis 2) Resilience amidst staggering needs in Nigeria 3) Young Adult Conference: Teaching with our lives 4) Young adult workcamp goes to Burundi 5) Bethany Seminary receives ATS Peer Group Grant RESOURCES 6) ‘Inglenook Desserts,’ Joseph Bible study, children’s Advent devotional now available from Brethren Press 7) Church World Service provides online 'Interfaith Toolkit to End Family Separation' REFLECTIONS 8) Christ on the run 9) ‘The most challenging letters I've ever written’ 10) Brethren bits Read more »

Brethren bits for June 25, 2018 (June 25, 2018)

In this issue: Job openings, Brethren Service Center partnership with IMA World Health ends, offerings at National Youth Conference, Ministry Summer Service orientation, moderator-elect attends advocacy summit of Churches for Middle East Peace, prayer request for violence and suffering in Yemen, Mission Advancement insight session at Annual Conference, Brethren Disaster Ministries “Meet & Greet” at Annual Conference, and more news by, for, and about Brethren. Read more »

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