All Africa Conference of Churches Issues Statement on Sudan

  The All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) has issued a statement on the referendum held in southern Sudan in early January. CNN reported that final results show close to 99 percent majority vote to split from the north of Sudan. This would create southern Sudan as the world’s newest country. The independence celebration is

Newsline for February 9, 2011

Feb. 21 is the last day to register delegates to the 2011 Annual Conference at the early registration price of $275. After Feb. 21, delegate registration increases to $300. The Conference takes place in Grand Rapids, Mich., on July 2-6. “If your congregation has not yet registered its delegate/s, please do so at no later

Newsline for January 26, 2011

January 26, 2011 “…That your joy may be complete” (John 15:11b). A photo of the Mack house in Germantown, Pa., is one of the “Hidden Gems” displayed at a new page at  posted by the Brethren Historical Library and Archive. Photos and captions describe interesting pieces from the archival collection at the Church of

Sudan Council of Churches Requests Prayer for Upcoming Referendum

A beautiful river scene from southern Sudan, taken by Church of the Brethren mission worker Michael Wagner. The south of the country is to vote on secession from the north in a crucial Referendum scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011. The Sudan Council of Churches (SCC) is asking partner churches to be in prayer for the Referendum in southern Sudan. The vote

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