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Newsline Extra for March 3, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…You also are built together spiritually into a dwelling place for God” (Ephesians 2:22). UPDATE ON TOGETHER CONVERSATIONS 1) Overview of Together conversations to be published as a book. 2) A story from the Together conversations: ‘Salad Oil and the Church.’ UPCOMING EVENTS 3) New

Overview of Together Conversations to Be Published as a Book

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Feb. 28, 2008) — An overview of responses from the Together conversation process has been collated and will be published in the form of a book and study guide from Brethren Press. Earlier this month an initial report of the Together responses was discussed in

Association of Brethren Caregivers Leaders Tour Advocate Bethany Hospital

The Association of Brethren Caregivers’ Executive Committee and Wellness Ministry cabinet toured Advocate Bethany Hospital in Chicago, prior to the ABC Board’s fall meetings Sept. 29-30 in Elgin, Ill. The Association of Brethren Caregivers has some connections to the former Bethany Hospital, which began in conjunction with Bethany Theological Seminary when the school was located

MAX Supports Church of the Brethren’s Wellness Ministry

MAX Mutual Aid eXchange of Overland Park, Kan., has donated funds to support the Wellness Ministry of the Association of Brethren Caregivers (ABC) in 2006, and is increasing its donation to the Wellness Ministry in 2007. The Wellness Ministry is a denominational ministry, as a collaboration between ABC, Brethren Benefit Trust, and the Church of

ABC to Host NOAC in 2008 and 2009

At its fall meeting, the Association of Brethren Caregivers Board decided to hold the next National Older Adult Conference (NOAC) in 2008 and again in 2009 so that the biennial conference would not occur in the same year as future National Youth Conferences. “Staff, volunteers and resources were very strained to prepare for and work

Newsline for September 27, 2006

“…And the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations.” — Rev. 22:2c NEWS 1) God’s spirit moves at National Older Adult Conference. 2) On Earth Peace board member works with UN subcommittee on racism. 2) Un Miembro de la junta directiva del Comité Paz en la Tierra trabaja con un subcomité

Newsline Special Report for August 4, 2006

“Do not be conformed to this world but be transformed….” — Romans 12:2a MIDDLE EAST VIOLENCE 1) Christian leaders call for cease-fire between Hezbollah and Israel. NATIONAL YOUTH CONFERENCE 2006 2) Youth bear witness to a faith in Christ that moves mountains. 3) Wow! Together we can end hunger. 4) Youth take up love offering

Newsline for July 5, 2006

“Train yourself in godliness….” — 1 Timothy 4:7b NEWS FROM THE 2006 ANNUAL CONFERENCE 1) ‘Doing Church Business,’ Iraq war, divestment head Annual Conference business agenda. 2) Conference chooses James Beckwith as moderator for 2008. 3) Answers are received to questions about sexuality and ministry. PERSONNEL 4) Julie Garber is selected as editor of ‘Brethren

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

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