Training Event During National Older Adult Conference is Open to All Pastors

Pastors are encouraged to attend the Older Adult Ministry Training Event to be held during the National Older Adult Conference (NOAC), Sept. 4-8 at Lake Junaluska Assembly in North Carolina. Both events are sponsored by the Association of Brethren Caregivers (ABC). Clergy will receive continuing education credit (10 contact hours or 1 continuing education unit)

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

Douglas Resigns from Staff of ABC

Scott Douglas has resigned as director of Older Adult Ministries of the Association of Brethren Caregivers (ABC), effective June 2006. He joined ABC in 1998 as director of resources. During his eight years with ABC, Douglas has served as the organization’s conference coordinator, planning and overseeing five National Older Adult Conferences (NOAC), four Caring Ministries