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Brethren bits for October 19, 2018 (October 19, 2018)

In this issue: Remembrances, BVS project need, congregational and district news and events, Clergy Women’s Retreat, tax seminar, and more. Read more »


Newsline for October 19, 2018 (October 19, 2018)

NEWS 1) Brethren Disaster Ministries responds to Hurricane Michael, other needs 2) Atlantic Northeast District rejects “Policy on Same-Sex Marriage” 3) On Earth Peace board meets, addresses anti-racism initiatives 4) Bethany welcomes nine new students this fall PERSONNEL 5) Church of the Brethren seeks Mission Advancement Advocate UPCOMING EVENTS 6) Mission and Ministry Board gathers for fall meeting 7) Brethren bits Read more »


Atlantic Northeast District rejects "Policy on Same-Sex Marriage" (October 18, 2018)

A proposed “Policy on Same-Sex Marriage” in Atlantic Northeast District did not receive the two-thirds majority necessary to pass as delegates met at Elizabethtown (Pa.) College Oct. 5-6. Read more »


Church of the Brethren seeks Mission Advancement Advocate (October 16, 2018)

The Church of the Brethren is seeking a Mission Advancement Advocate. Major responsibilities include strengthening and nurturing the individual and congregational stewardship, direct gift, planned-giving, and enlistment programs of the Church of the Brethren through face-to-face visits with individuals and congregations and individuals. Read more »


Brethren bits for October 5, 2018 (October 5, 2018)

In this issue: Remembrance, personnel notes, district conference dates, anniversaries, disaster ministries, Nobel Prize, coming events, camp and college news, and more. Read more »


Newsline for October 5, 2018 (October 5, 2018)

NEWS 1) Districts consider policies on same-sex marriage 2) Annual Conference announces preachers, worship leadership for 2019 3) Emergency Disaster Fund grants aid work in Nigeria, Iowa 4) Global Food Initiative grants benefit wide range of projects PERSONNEL 5) Church of the Brethren seeks Manager of Buildings and Grounds UPCOMING EVENTS 6) Christian Citizenship Seminar will focus on “Creative Solutions” 7) November opportunities help to honor Native American Heritage Month 8) Brethren bits Read more »


Districts consider policies on same-sex marriage (October 5, 2018)

Items on same-sex marriage are receiving attention at several district conferences this fall, with agenda items seeking to formalize district policies following the actions of the 2017 Annual Conference that affirmed the role of districts in handling manners of ministerial conduct. Read more »


November opportunities help to honor Native American Heritage Month (October 5, 2018)

A variety of resources and a weekly call through November will provide ways for “Continuing Together the Conversation” and honoring Native American Heritage Month. Read more »


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