Program, Presenters Announced for Next Older Adult Conference

Major presenters for the 2013 National Older Adult Conference (NOAC) have been confirmed. The conference theme, “Healing Springs Forth” (Isaiah 58), will be explored throughout the week by keynote presenters, preachers, and the Bible study leader. NOAC is the Church of the Brethren conference for adults age 50 and older, to be held at Lake Junaluska (N.C.) Conference and Retreat Center on Sept. 2-6, 2013.

Planning Begins for NOAC 2013

The planning committee for the 2013 National Older Adult Conference (NOAC) met recently at the Church of the Brethren General Offices in Elgin, Ill., to begin planning next year’s NOAC. The dates for NOAC are Sept. 2-6, 2013.

Newsline for Sept. 21, 2011

This week’s issue includes news of the International Day of Prayer for Peace bringing communities together, a Peace Prayer Wall posted by the World Council of Churches, a presentation by a WCC leader on peace and justice, upcoming events including preachers for the 2012 Annual Conference and the next Brethren webinar, order info for the Advent Devotional from Brethren Press, a report from the Brethren representative to the UN, and more “Brethren bits.”

We Need Multiple Samaritans on Our Modern Jericho Roads

Curtis W. Dubble and David E. Fuchs MD sat down together in front of NOAC on Wednesday morning to tell the touching and powerful story of the Dubble family’s experience as Curtis’ late wife Anna Mary suffered brain damage following a heart attack.

Today at NOAC – Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011

An overview of the day at National Older Adult Conference, on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011. The event is being held in Lake Junaluska, N.C., sponsored by the Church of the Brethren’s older adult ministry.

Today at NOAC – Tuesday, September 6, 2011

A review of the 2nd day of the 2011 National Older Adult Conference, held in Lake Junaluska, N.C., sponsored by the Church of the Brethren’s Congregational Life Ministries and Caring Ministries.

‘Leave Your Bags Behind’ in Bible Study

National Older Adult Conference (NOAC) Bible study leader Lani Wright urged the gathering to “leave your bags behind” when entering into study of the scriptures. Wright is leading the three morning Bible studies for NOAC 2011.

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