Ten nursing students are recipients of Church of the Brethren Nursing Scholarships for 2012. This scholarship, made possible by the Health Education and Research Endowment, is available to members of the church enrolled in LPN, RN, or nursing graduate programs.
Nursing Scholarships Are Available Through the Church of the Brethren
The Church of the Brethren awards a limited number of scholarships each year to individuals enrolled in a nursing program. Candidates for the scholarships must be enrolled in a LPN, RN, or nursing graduate program, and be members of the Church of the Brethren.
Children’s Disaster Services Offers Workshops in Georgia, Connecticut
Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) is holding volunteer training workshops in Georgia and Connecticut in February and March, respectively. An article about the recent–and first–CDS workshop in Connecticut is at http://canton-ct.patch.com/articles/group-learns-how-to-help-children-in-the-midst-of-a-crisis .
Stuart Murray Williams to Lead Webinar on ‘Living the Biblical Vision’
Courtesy of Stuart Murray Williams A webinar titled, “Living the Biblical Vision of a Multi-Voiced Church,” will be offered in January as a collaborative resource from the Church of the Brethren’s Congregational Life Ministries and the Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership. The webinar will take place in two parts: — Webinar 1, “Monologue or Multi-Voiced
Save the Date for Next Deacon Training Events, Says Deacon Ministry
“It’s not too late, save the date,” reminds the Church of the Brethren’s Deacon Ministry office. Just a few days remain before registration ends for the first deacon training event of 2013.
Webinar Highlights Wonder and Imagination to Feed the Spirit
“The Wonder of It All: Using Wonder and Imagination to Feed the Spirit” is the title of a two-part webinar presented as a collaboration of the Church of the Brethren’s Congregational Life Ministries and the Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership. This free online event is intended for pastors and other interested church members, and no pre-registration is required.
Unique Deacon Training to Be Offered at the Village at Morrisons Cove
Worship, workshops, and fellowship are standard components of deacon training, but when staff from Middle Pennsylvania District asked about hosting a day of training at the Village at Morrisons Cove, they requested that the focus be on ministry specific to older adults.
Haiti Theological Training to Focus on the Church’s Foundation in Christ
The sixth annual theological training seminar of Eglise des Freres Haitiens (the Church of the Brethren in Haiti) will take place Aug. 13-16 and will conclude with a day of church business on Aug. 17. A final worship service will include the licensing of 19 new ministers.
Deacon Ministry Announces Fall Workshops
The Church of the Brethren Deacon Ministry has scheduled five workshops this fall, offering training for deacons in local congregations.
Deacon Ministry Offers Pre-Conference Workshops
Two deacon training workshops will be held in St. Louis on Saturday, July 7, prior to the start of the 2012 Annual Conference. The workshops are sponsored by the Church of the Brethren Deacon Ministry, a part of Congregational Life Ministries. Both workshops will be held in the America’s Center convention center, Room 122.