In this issue: Remembering Lois Neher, in prayer for the Brethren in Venezuela and Brazil, Messenger receives “Best of the Church Press” awards, Shine Vacation Bible School named a “top pick,” letter on Yemen, action alert on AAPI violence, FAQ from the Annual Conference officers, next Healing Racism Congregations and Communities #ConversationsTogether, FaithX registration closes April 15, and more.
In this issue: Messenger online archive, new help for funeral costs from COVID-19, letters to the President support refugees, Material Resources shipments, latest issue of young adult newsletter, action alert on the Justice for Black Farmers Act, Good Friday Tenebrae Service of Shadows, and more news by, for, an about Brethren.
In this issue: Correction, International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21, remembering Ronald Duane Spire, job opening, personnel note, video for Leadership Summit on Wellbeing, online event celebrating Bill Kostlevy’s retirement, the 2021 Living Peace Award, and more news by, for, and about Brethren
In this issue: Brethren books donated to Harsh-Neher Library at Yangquan You’ai Hospital; job opening; Moderator’s Town Hall; prayers of Thanksgiving in Haiti; Bethany Peace Essay Contest; and more news by, for, and about Brethren.
In this issue: Recording of denominational worship service is available, remembering Dale Ulrich and Sr. Dianna Ortiz, MMB meets next weekend, ‘Peacebuilding When We’re So Divided,’ news from congregations, districts, ecumenical partners, and more.
In this issue: Annual Conference registration opens March 2, prayer requests from Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Office of Peacebuilding and Policy signs letter urging cuts to “the bloated Pentagon budget,” district and college news, CWS webinar “Thinking Beyond Resettlement: Are Complementary Pathways for Refugees the Answer,” “Words of Comfort, Prayers for the People” online prayer service from the NCC marks death of 500,000 Americans to COVID-19.
In this issue: A special thank you to Drew Hart, personnel, volunteer opening, Easter sale of children’s Bible story books, the EYN minister’s conference, district events, ecumenical Lent emphases, and much more.
In this issue: A Valentine’s Day social media campaign from the World Council of Churches, remembering church leaders in Burundi and Uganda, job opening, webinars, update from Nigerian disaster ministry, and much more.
In this issue: Prayers of praise requested for the escape of several of the Chibok girls, remembering John Thomas Sr., prayers requested for Haiti, mission report from Rwanda, On Earth Peace announcements, Illinois and Wisconsin District potluck workshops, congregations involved in Souper Bowl, success for 2020 graduates of McPherson College, and more.
Brethren bits for the Newsline issue of Jan. 30, 2021