Newsline for Nov. 21, 2020

1) Brethren Disaster Ministries directs EDF grants to hurricane relief in Central America
2) Global Brethren Communion holds second meeting as virtual gathering
3) Bethany Seminary announces tuition freeze in response to student need
4) West Charleston celebrates Thanksgiving with ‘Flat Mack’

5) Brethren Volunteer Service offers a virtual orientation this Winter

6) Celebrating Thanksgiving in spite of the pandemic (and maybe a little because of it)

7) Brethren bits: Last call for Brethren Insurance Services open enrollment, BBT extends COVID-19 emergency grant program, Brethren Disaster Ministries celebrates two house blessings, Brethren Historical Library and Archives plans next online tour of “1700s Publications,” prayer requests from Nigeria, and more

West Charleston celebrates Thanksgiving with ‘Flat Mack’

Unable to have our traditional indoor Thanksgiving worship service and carry-in meal, the church leadership team at West Charleston Church of the Brethren in Tipp City, Ohio, engaged in a session of creative thinking in which “Flat Mack” was born.