In this issue: Special group photos from NOAC, job opening, webinar recording from Part-time Pastor, Full-time Church, latest GFI newsletter, Christian Churches Together reporting, Elizabethtown College 125th anniversary in 2024, several releases and statements on Israel and Palestine from ecumenical partner organizations, and a prayer for peace.
A baker’s dozen climate actions to aid the environment and help care for God’s creation and the earth that sustains us.
This year I caught a glimpse of the first firefly next to a pile of refuse near our back gate, blinking beautifully and hopefully in an abandoned place. When we celebrate Pentecost we celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit. The disciples gathered in prayer, hidden in a room, in fear. While there may have been hope and expectation, it was likely tentative. I imagine it felt like an abandoned place. Into that place of fear and disorientation came a blinking light. A flicker of flames amidst a rush of wind.
“EYN is regarded as a wounded healer,” said Ekklesiyar ‘Yan’uwa a Nigeria vice president Anthony Addu’a Ndamsai. The statement was made while addressing staff members at the EYN Headquarters at Kwarhi, Adamawa State, Nigeria. He was one of a group of EYN leaders who have just returned from the United States, encouraging members to sustain the peaceful heritage of the church which Ndamsai considered has helped the church survived the difficulties imposed by Boko Haram terrorists.
Any piece of music is made up of notes and rests. We tend to assume the notes are most important. Yet good musicians know it is really the rests that matter most of all.
Stanley Noffsinger retired from the position of chief executive officer of Timbercrest Senior Living Communities in North Manchester, Ind., on May 31. Timbercrest Senior Living Community is pleased to announce that Christine Huiras assumed the position of executive director on June 1.
The first FaithX trip will kick off this Sunday, May 28, as 18 adults from Pennsylvania, Illinois, Kansas, and Massachusetts gather in Spain to serve with the Spanish Church of the Brethren congregations in the Gijon region.
A release from the Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership Join us for this informational and instructive seminar! Clergy Tax Seminar 2023, Jan. 28, 2023, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern time). Sponsors are the Brethren Academy, the Church of the Brethren Office of Ministry, and Bethany Theological Seminary. Students, clergy, and anyone who deals with
Eglise des Freres Haitiens Miami members traveled to Haiti in July. Twenty-eight people made decisions to follow Christ, 7 couples were married, 12 people were baptized, and 13 children were dedicated.
Today’s report from the first day of the 2022 Annual Conference held in Omaha, Neb.