Young Adults Rock Camp Blue Diamond over Memorial Day Weekend

Young Adult Conference drew 70 Brethren from across the country to Camp Blue Diamond over Memorial Day Weekend. The theme was “Community” based on Romans 12. View a photo album from the conference. Photo by Matt McKimmy Church of the Brethren Newsline June 21, 2010 Camp Blue Diamond in Petersburg, Pa., was rockin’ this Memorial Day weekend. Four-square, footwashing, and four-part

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)

National Young Adult Conference Meets in Colorado

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Aug. 22, 2008) — About 130 people worshiped, conversed, and enjoyed the outdoors at this year’s Church of the Brethren National Young Adult Conference (NYAC) in Estes Park, Colo. The schedule was built around worship, with morning and evening celebrations on the theme “Come to

Newsline for May 7, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…All tribes and peoples…standing before the throne….” (Rev. 7:9b) NEWS 1) Cross Cultural Celebration calls denomination to vision of Rev. 7:9. 2) Brethren prepare grant to support disaster relief in Myanmar. 3) Bethany Seminary celebrates 103rd commencement. 4) Brethren to lead out in funding for

Newsline for January 30, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…See, I am sending you out…” (Luke 10:3b). NEWS 1) Brethren join in Butler Chapel celebration of rebuilding. 2) On Earth Peace delegation travels to the West Bank and Israel. 3) Young Center raises more than $2 million to earn NEH grant. 4) Efforts to

Newsline for December 19, 2007

December 19, 2007 “To you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is the Messiah, the Lord” (Luke 2:11). NEWS 1) Committee makes progress on new organization for Brethren agencies. 2) Annual Conference Council holds envisioning retreat. 3) Around 50 Brethren attend vigil against School of the Americas. 4) Brethren

Worship Team for National Young Adult Conference Announced

Church of the Brethren Newsline December 17, 2007 National Young Adult Conference worship coordinators Jim Chinworth and Becky Ullom met last week to begin worship planning for the upcoming conference on the theme “Come to the Mountain, Guidance for the Journey,” based on Isaiah 2:3. The conference takes place Aug. 11-15, 2008, at the YMCA

Newsline for November 7, 2007

November 7, 2007 “We give thanks to you, O God…your name is near” (Psalm 75:1a). NEWS 1) Implementation Committee makes significant progress. 2) Worship leadership is announced for 2008 Annual Conference. 3) Church responds to flooding in DR, continues child care after fires. 4) Sudan mission workers visit with Brethren across the country. 5) Brethren

Newsline for September 12, 2007

September 12, 2007 “…A place in the family…” (Acts 26:18b from “The Message”). NEWS 1) Caring Ministries Assembly 2007 focuses on ‘Being Family.’ 2) Youth cabinet issues 300th anniversary challenge to youth groups. 3) Steering committee plans next denominational gathering for young adults. 4) Western Plains District meeting invites, ‘Come and Walk with Jesus.’ 5)

Steering Committee Plans Next Denominational Gathering for Young Adults

Church of the Brethren Newsline September 6, 2007 The Young Adult Steering Committee for the Church of the Brethren met Aug. 24-26 in Elgin, Ill., to plan National Young Adult Conference (NYAC). The denomination’s young adult program is a ministry of the Church of the Brethren General Board. NYAC is scheduled for Aug. 11-15, 2008,