Daily Webcasts Are Offered from Annual Conference

224th Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — July 2, 2010


The schedule of events to be webcast from the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, Pa., on July 3-7 includes each day’s worship service, one afternoon business session, pre-Conference deacon training sessions, a hearing for the Special Response process, and more.

The webcasts are being provided at no cost through a collaboration of the Conference Office and Enten Eller, director of distributed education and electronic communication at Bethany Theological Seminary.

Below is a tentative schedule of what will be webcast. To see an event streaming live go to www.bethanyseminary.edu/webcasts   then click on the Annual Conference link. Many of these events will be recorded for future viewing.

The Annual Conference live broadcast schedule (Eastern time):

Saturday, July 3:
9 a.m.-noon Deacon Training Session I
1:30-4:30 p.m. Deacon Training Session II
5-6:30 p.m. Voices for an Open Spirit Dinner with Peggy Campolo as speaker
6:50-8:30 p.m. Worship Service with Annual Conference moderator Shawn Flory Replogle preaching
9-10:15 p.m. Hearing and Bible Study on the Special Response Process

Sunday, July 4:
10-11:30 a.m. Worship Service with Marlys Hershberger preaching
1:55-4:30 p.m. Business Session
5-5:45 p.m. Early Evening With the Arts Concert by Community of Song
7-7:30 p.m. Ryan and Friends Ventriloquist Act, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Emergency Disaster Fund (live only–no recording)

Monday, July 5:
5-6:30 p.m. Global Ministries Dinner with Roger Thurow speaking
7-8:30 p.m. Worship Service with Earle Fike Jr. preaching
9-10 p.m. Insight Session Original Brethren Songs by Dennis Webb

Tuesday, July 6:
5-6:30 p.m. Congregational Life Ministries Dinner with speaker John Creasy Roger
6:45-8:30 p.m. Worship Service with Nancy Fitzgerald preaching
9-10 p.m. Hearing on the Special Response Process featuring district conversations

Wednesday, July 7:
10-11:30 a.m. Worship Service with Jonathan Shively preaching

View webcasts at www.bethanyseminary.edu/webcasts , click on the Annual Conference link.

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