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Newsline for August 17, 2018 (August 18, 2018)

NEWS 1) Fire narrowly misses Camp Peaceful Pines in California 2) Global Food Initiative grants sow seeds 3) Bethany Theological Seminary unveils new branding PERSONNEL 4) Kendal Elmore announces retirement as West Marva District executive 5) Lisa Crouch is hired as Associate Director, Children’s Disaster Services 6) Shaye Isaacs resigns as executive assistant to president at Bethany 7) Bethany Theological Seminary seeks executive assistant to the president 8) Virlina District seeks associate district executive RESOURCES 9) Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership offers fall courses 10) Brethren bits: Annual Conference, Global Mission, action alert, refugee resettlement, media, anniversaries, fundraisers, and more. Read more »

Fire misses Camp Peaceful Pines (August 17, 2018)

Camp Peaceful Pines in Pacific Southwest District is still standing after a close call with a wildfire this week. Read more »

Brethren bits for Aug. 17, 2018 (August 17, 2018)

Annual Conference officer meetings, Rwanda missionaries, Action Alert, #Welcome75k, "Welcoming the Stranger: A Call for Just Immigration Reform", DunkerPunks podcast, "Brethren Voices," fall curriculum from Brethren Press, Bridgewater College recognition, news from local churches, COBYS Bike and Hike Read more »

Elmore retires as West Marva District executive (August 17, 2018)

Kendal Elmore has announced his retirement as district executive minister of West Marva District effective Aug. 31 Read more »

Global Food Initiative grants sow seeds (August 14, 2018)

Over $36,000 in grants this summer have aided US community garden projects, an agriculture conference in Haiti, an educational initiative in Nigeria, and hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico Read more »

Brethren bits for Aug. 2, 2018 (August 2, 2018)

In this issue: Personnel notes, BVS Unit 319, theme for Peace Day 2018, church anniversaries, Manchester University coaches accompany workcamp to New York, new CWS CROP Hunger Walk worship resources, and more new by, for, and about Brethren. Read more »

Newsline for Aug. 2, 2018 (August 2, 2018)

NYC 2018 1) National Youth Conference coverage is online 2) NYC by the numbers NEWS 3) CDS helps care for immigrant children and families on the border 4) Prince of Peace hears first-hand experience of Manzanar 5) ‘Our Boys and Girls’ antique quilt blocks displayed at Annual Conference PERSONNEL 6) Mark Flory Steury retires as donor relations representative for the denomination 7) Karen Duhai is new director of Student Development at Bethany Seminary UPCOMING EVENTS 8) Next Nigeria workcamp is scheduled for November 9) Brethren bits Read more »

Next Nigeria workcamp is scheduled for November (August 2, 2018)

Dates for the next workcamp in Nigeria are Nov. 2-19, sponsored by the Church of the Brethren Global Mission and Service. American Brethren and others who are interested in joining in a workcamp with members of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) are invited to consider this opportunity. Read more »

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