Newsline for June 18, 2021

NEWS
1) Annual Conference log-ins are distributed to registered participants, trainings and tech support available
2) Online reception will recognize and welcome new church fellowships and projects
3) Online event for clergywomen on July 22 takes place of usual breakfast at Annual Conference
4) ‘Always With Us’ book study considers what Jesus really said about the poor

PERSONNEL
5) Trent Turner concludes work with the Church of the Brethren Material Resources

RESOURCE
6) ‘We celebrate and give thanks to God’: NCC shares Juneteenth responsive reading

7) Brethren bits: Prayer for 600,000 deaths to COVID-19, daily coverage of Annual Conference begins June 30 at www.brethren.org, memorial service for Lois Neher, opening on the Young Adult Steering Committee, letter on ending solitary confinement, updated submission information for Messenger, new endowed scholarship honors W. Clemens Rosenberger, Womaen’s Caucus is “Refreshed at 50,” and more

Brethren bits for June 18, 2021

In this issue: Prayer for 600,000 deaths to COVID-19, daily coverage of Annual Conference begins June 30 at www.brethren.org, memorial service for Lois Neher, opening on the Young Adult Steering Committee, letter on ending solitary confinement, updated submission information for Messenger, new endowed scholarship honors W. Clemens Rosenberger, Womaen’s Caucus is “Refreshed at 50,” and more news by, for, and about Brethren.

Newsline for June 11, 2021

NEWS
1) Disaster grants help families displaced by eruption of Mt. Nyiragongo, survivors of Hurricanes Iota and Eta in Honduras

2) Two camps and a congregation receive grants from the Brethren Faith in Action Fund

UPCOMING EVENTS
3) Annual Conference registration is still open

4) ‘How to do Annual Conference online’ trainings are offered

5) Brethren bits: Prayer for Annual Conference, remembering Kenneth Frantz, young adult Zoom call, “The Fire This Time” from Christianity Today, news from congregations and districts, and more

Brethren bits for June 11, 2021

In this issue: Prayer for Annual Conference, remembering Kenneth Frantz, young adult Zoom call, “The Fire This Time” from Christianity Today, news from congregations and districts, and more

Newsline for June 4, 2021

NEWS
1) Brethren Disaster Ministries closes Coastal Carolinas project, Children’s Disaster Services continues work at border

2) Office of Peacebuilding and Policy welcomes redesignation of TPS for Haitian refugees

3) Forging peace: Turning guns into garden tools

PERSONNEL
4) Randall Yoder to serve as interim district executive for Western Plains

UPCOMING EVENTS
5) What is planned for district conferences this year?

6) Gorman to present on the church in 1 Corinthians for Ministers’ Association virtual event

RESOURCES
7) Anabaptist Disabilities Network creates Disability Language Guide

8) Brethren bits: Remembering Martha Bowman, #TodayWeWearOrange, jobs, volunteer openings, camping news, GFI shout out, virtual experiences of the Holy Land from CMEP, video from CPT Palestine, peace and justice webinars from LMPC, “Anti-Racist in Christ”

Brethren bits for June 4, 2021

In this issue: Remembering Martha Anne Bowman, #TodayWeWearOrange, job openings, volunteer opportunities, camping news, GFI shout out, virtual experiences of the Holy Land from CMEP, new video from CPT Palestine, peace and justice webinars from LMPC, “Anti-Racist in Christ” online conference.

Newsline for May 28, 2021

NEWS
1) Emergency Disaster Fund grants go to the DRC, Venezuela, Mexico
2) Bethany to welcome students for in-person classes in August
3) WCC Executive Committee sees hope for the future while making urgent calls to address global crises

UPCOMING EVENTS
4) Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership announces latest listing of courses
5) Webinar to discuss providing mutual support when people experience mental illness

6) Brethren bits: Job openings, FaithX commissioning resources, Chicago Brass Band concert at General Offices, #WelcomeWithDignity, Bible studies for the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace, webinar “Remembering Past Massacres,” congregational news, and more

Brethren bits for May 28, 2021

In this issue: Job openings, FaithX commissioning resources, Chicago Brass Band concert at General Offices, #WelcomeWithDignity, Bible studies for the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace, webinar “Remembering Past Massacres,” congregational news, and much more.

Newsline for May 21, 2021

NEWS
1) Brethren Volunteer Service reaffirms statement on racism

2) Church members are invited to sign up to pray for Annual Conference 2021

3) Global Food Initiative grants go to projects in Nigeria, Ecuador, Uganda, US

4) Material Resources program seeks more donations of disaster relief kits

5) Bethany Seminary receives Lilly Endowment planning grant to bolster antiracism initiatives

PERSONNEL
6) Norman and Carol Spicher Waggy conclude interim assignment in Global Mission

7) David Shetler to retire from leadership of Southern Ohio and Kentucky District

RESOURCES
8) Shine offers new Sunday school curriculum resources

UPCOMING EVENTS
9) ‘Thinking Theologically with Our Hands’ webinar to take place June 13
10) Song and Story Fest 2021 to be in-person at Camp Blue Diamond

FEATURE
11) Paul’s prayer for the ‘Big Meeting’

12) Brethren bits: Correction, remembering Mary Catherine Dowery and Bernice (Brandt) Pence, prayer concerns from Nigeria and India, music groups rehearse at the General Offices, Tennessee’s oldest Church of the Brethren is reopening, the Annual Conference mug, and more

Brethren bits for May 21, 2021

In this issue: correction, remembering Mary Catherine Dowery and Bernice Maurine (Brandt) Pence, prayer concerns from Nigeria and India, music groups rehearse at the General Offices, Tennessee’s oldest Church of the Brethren is reopening, the Annual Conference mug, and more news by, for, and about Brethren.