Brethren bits for Jan. 15, 2021

In this issue: Invitation to memorial service for John Gingrich, Moderator’s Town Hall on Faith, Science, and COVID-19 Part Three, Camp Blue Diamond seeks executive director, prayer requests, matching grant for Haiti Medical Project, Southern Ohio and Kentucky District urges churches to refrain from in-person meetings, Bridgewater College welcomes author Blair L. M. Kelley for “BC Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,” and much more.

Brethren bits for Dec. 20, 2020

In this issue: Remembering John Gingrich and Georgianna Schmidtke, prayers for Quinter Church of the Brethren and the residents of Gove County, Kan., personnel notes, letter to President-elect Biden on Israel and Palestine, Brethren Press matching gift challenge, Bethany Seminary recruits international students from the Brethren-related colleges, Virlina District’s Race Education Team, and more new by, for, and about Brethren.

Brethren bits for Dec. 11, 2020

The Brethren bits section of the Dec. 11, 2020, Newsline remembers Lisa Hazen, notes the upcoming streaming event “The Light of Hope Returning” composed by Shawn Kirchner, reminds ministers of the deadline to register for the annual Clergy Tax Seminar, and more.

Brethren bits for Dec. 4, 2020

In this issue: Remembering Clyde Shallenberger, personnel, Dec. 14 deadline to apply for the Brethren Volunteer Service Winter orientation, support BVSers with Christmas cards, action alert on federal executions, Brethren Historical Library and Archives’ next Facebook Live event is on “1700s Publication,” Barrier-Free Grants from Anabaptist Disabilities Network, and more news by, for, and about Brethren.

Brethren bits for Nov. 21, 2020

— “Time is running out!” said an announcement from Brethren Benefit Trust (BBT). “Open enrollment for Brethren Insurance Services ends Nov. 30, so now is the time to sign up for new insurance products, add coverage for products you already use, increase limits, and make other changes. And you can do all this without medical

Brethren bits for Nov. 14, 2020

In this issue: Copies of annual report ‘Living Letters’ postcard sets are still available, a report and prayer requests from EYN’s disaster ministry in Nigeria, reminders of the next Moderator’s Town Hall and open enrollment at BBT, World Council of Churches publishes “Global Health COVID-19 Response Framework,” and more news by, for, and about Brethren.

Brethren bits for Oct. 31, 2020

— Daniel Radcliff has been hired by Brethren Benefit Trust (BBT) as client manager for the Brethren Foundation, as of Oct. 26. He graduated in 2016 from Judson University in Elgin, Ill., with a bachelor of arts degree in Business Management and Leadership. He brings over a dozen years of experience in the world of

Brethren bits for Oct. 23, 2020

— Nathan Hosler is the new Church of the Brethren representative on the board of Heifer International. He began in the position at a recent meeting, which also was the last meeting for Jay Wittmeyer, who formerly represented the denomination as executive director of Global Mission and Service. Hosler is on the Church of the

Brethren bits for Oct. 16, 2020

“Give now to ensure the future of Brethren Press!” said an invitation from the Church of the Brethren denominational publishing house. Congregations that have been supporters of Brethren Press recently received a letter from publisher Wendy McFadden with an update. “The plain truth is that the pandemic has seriously hurt Brethren Press,” the letter said,