Newsline for June 16, 2011

The June 16 issue of Newsline features the following stories: 1. Conference officers review how Special Response decisions will be made. 2. Annual Conference bits and pieces. 3. Haitian church celebrates 100th home. 4 CDS volunteers go to Springfield, complete Joplin response. 5. Carol Bowman resigns as coordinator of stewardship formation. 6. New webinar focuses on importance of emotional intelligence. 7. Denominational Deacon Trainings continue in 2011. 8. Brethren bits: Corrections, remembrance, personnel, BVS on Today Show, and more.

Conference Officers Review How Special Response Decisions Will Be Made

The Annual Conference officers review how Special Response business items will be addressed during the Conference in Grand Rapids, Mich., on July 2-6. Two years ago, Annual Conference adopted “A Structural Framework for Dealing with Strongly Controversial Issues” and directed two items of new business to that framework.