Brethren Press has a number of new resources available including “Awake: Devotions for Advent Through Epiphany,” “Church of the Brethren Yearbook: 2014 Directory, 2013 Statistics” in CD format, and the winter quarter of “A Guide for Biblical Studies” on the theme “Acts of Worship.” Purchase from Brethren Press at www.brethrenpress.com or order by calling 800-441-3712.
“Awake: Devotions for Advent Through Epiphany” is written by Sandy Bosserman, a former district executive and an ordained minister in the Church of the Brethren. The Advent devotional is published in a pocket-sized paperback format suitable for individual use and for congregations to supply to their members. The theme “Awake” is inspired by 1 Thessalonians 5:5-6 (NIV): “You are all children of the light and children of the day. We do not belong to the night or to the darkness. So then, let us not be like others, who are asleep, but let us be awake and sober.” Purchase for $2.75 per copy, or $5.95 for large print.
Coming for Lent 2015:
“Searching for the Kingdom of Heaven: Devotions for Ash Wednesday Through Easter” by Craig H. Smith. Order by Dec. 3 to receive the pre-production prices of $2.25 or $5 for large print.
The “Church of the Brethren Yearbook: 2014 Directory, 2013 Statistics” is available in CD format. Included are directories of denominational agencies and staff, districts, congregations, and ministers, and the 2013 statistical report. Cost is $21.50. One per user.
“Acts of Worship” is the theme for the winter quarter of A Guide for Biblical Studies, the Church of the Brethren Bible study curriculum for adult Sunday school classes and small groups. The book includes a weekly Bible study for December 2014 and January and February 2015. Ed Poling is the author of the lessons and study questions, and Frank Ramirez is the author of the “Out of Context” feature. Cost is $4.50 for regular size print, or $7.50 for large print. Purchase one book for each class member.
For more information go to www.brethrenpress.com .