Newsline for January 2, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…Walk humbly with your God” (Micah 6:8b). NEWS 1) Visit to India Brethren finds a church maintaining its faith. 2) Historic Peace Churches Asia gathering is held in Indonesia. 3) Grants help continue Hurricane Katrina rebuilding efforts. 4) Nigerian church leader completes doctoral study on

Newsline Extra for December 19, 2007

December 19, 2007 “If you do not stand firm in faith, you shall not stand at all” (Isaiah 7:9b). RESOURCES 1) New from Brethren Press: Devotionals, study of Hebrews, Talkabout decoder wheel. 2) Brethren Press offers special Living Word Bulletin for 300th Anniversary, plans joint series with Mennonites. 3) Update of Spanish language minister’s manual

Course Offerings for 2008 Announced by Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership

Church of the Brethren Newsline December 3, 2007 The Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership has announced an initial schedule of courses for 2008. These courses are open to students in the Training in Ministry (TRIM) and Education for Shared Ministry (EFSM) programs, as well as pastors and laypeople. The academy is a ministry training partnership

Worship Leadership is Announced for 2008 Annual Conference

Church of the Brethren Newsline November 1, 2007 Leaders for worship, music, and Bible study have been announced for the 2008 Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren in Richmond, Va., on July 12-16. The Conference will celebrate the 300th Anniversary of the Brethren movement and will include times of joint worship and fellowship

Daily News: June 19, 2007

(June 19, 2007) — The Bethany Theological Seminary Board of Trustees has called Ruthann Knechel Johansen of Granger, Ind., as president, beginning July 1. Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Ind., is the graduate school and academy for theological education for the Church of the Brethren. “The Board of Trustees of Bethany Seminary is very pleased

Newsline for February 1, 2006

“The Lord is my chosen portion….” — Psalm 16:5a NEWS 1) General Board reports record funding figures for 2005. 2) Video shows missing peacemakers alive in Iraq. 3) Intercultural Study Committee develops web log. 4) Bethany board increases tuition, prepares for accreditation renewal. 5) Walk Across America makes change in scheduling church visits. 6) Disaster

Juniata Professor Gives MRI Testing a Musical Tribute

For many patients who are subject to a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan, the immobility, tight spaces and atonal intermittent noises are something to be endured, not celebrated. However, when percussionist Jim Latten had an MRI, he heard music. “What I found out, laying in the machine, is that it produces some pretty catchy rhythms,”