Hale Preaches on the Grace of Growing Older

NOAC 2009 National Older Adult Conference of the Church of the Brethren Lake Junaluska, N.C. — Sept. 7-11, 2009 Sept. 9, 2009 Preacher: Cynthia L. Hale Text for the sermon: Isaiah 43:15-21, 65:16-25 Calling to mind the challenge at Gilgal, the Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hall repeated the retelling of holy history that Joshua gave to

Today at NOAC

NOAC 2009 National Older Adult Conference of the Church of the Brethren Lake Junaluska, N.C. — Sept. 7-11, 2009 Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 Quote of the Day: “Those people whom we least expect to be part of the community are the ones who will be included.” — Bob Neff, Bible study leader, speaking on the story

NOAC Bible Study Highlights the Legacy of Family

NOAC 2009 National Older Adult Conference of the Church of the Brethren Lake Junaluska, N.C. — Sept. 7-11, 2009 Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 Bible study leader: Bob Neff Text: 1 Corinthians 1:9 Having been introduced as a former professor of Old Testament at Bethany Theological Seminary, former General Secretary of the Church of the Brethren, and

Today at NOAC

NOAC 2009 National Older Adult Conference of the Church of the Brethren Lake Junaluska, N.C. — Sept. 7-11, 2009 Monday, Sept. 7, 2009 Quote of the Day: “As I thought of what I would say to you this evening, I could think of only one thing: Thank you…. You have been faithful.” — Shawn Flory Replogle,

Bowman Preaches a Legacy Joining Old and New Voices in Unity

NOAC 2009 National Older Adult Conference of the Church of the Brethren Lake Junaluska, N.C. — Sept. 7-11, 2009 Sept. 7, 2009 Preacher: Christopher Bowman, pastor of Oakton Church of the Brethren in Vienna, Va. It’s hard to imagine that the scripture text for Monday evening’s worship service was anyone’s favorite. NOAC 2009 officially opened with names

Newsline Extra for September 7, 2009

     Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Newsline Extra: International Day of Prayer for Peace and Other Upcoming Events Sept. 7, 2009 “…So that in me you may have peace” (John 16:33). INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER FOR PEACE 1) Congregations plan for the International

Church of the Brethren Holds 10th National Older Adult Conference

NOAC 2009 National Older Adult Conference of the Church of the Brethren Lake Junaluska, N.C. — Sept. 7-11, 2009 The 2009 NOAC is held at Lake Junaluska (N.C.) Conference and Retreat Center. Shown here is the terrace building on the lake. Some 900 participants age 50 and older are expected at the conference, which takes

Newsline for February 25, 2009

“Create in me a clean heart, O God” (Psalm 51:10). NEWS 1) Annual Conference ballot for 2009 is announced. 2) Matching grant program provides $206,000 to local food banks. 3) Brethren funds give grants for disaster, hunger response in US and Africa. 4) Church of the Brethren faith expedition visits Chiapas, Mexico. 5) BVS seeks

Daily News: September 23, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Sept. 23, 2008) — Warmth and friendliness were hallmarks of the National Older Adult Conference (NOAC) held Sept. 1-5 at Lake Junaluska, N.C. More than 898 sisters and brothers from across the Church of the Brethren gathered by the calm waters of the lake to

Newsline for August 27, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Come, bless the Lord…” (Psalm 134:1a). NEWS 1) National Young Adult Conference meets in the mountains of Colorado. 2) Annual Conference Council holds final meeting. 3) Disabilities Ministry issues statement on movie ‘Tropic Thunder.’ 4) Brethren bits: Corrections, personnel, jobs, Hurricane Katrina, more. PERSONNEL 5)