Brethren bits for Feb. 26, 2021

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.

Brethren bits for Feb. 19, 2021

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.

Brethren bits for Feb. 12, 2021

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.

Brethren bits for Feb. 6, 2021

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 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

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