A schedule of Church of the Brethren workcamps for the summer of 2016 has been announced by the Workcamp Ministry. Workcamp experiences are offered for junior high youth, senior high youth, young adults, intergenerational groups, and those living with disabilities. The Workcamp Ministry theme for the year is “Blazing with Holiness,” inspired by the scripture text from 1 Peter 1:13-16 in “The Message.”
Workcamp Ministry Celebrates 2015 Season, Announces Theme for 2016
“Side by side” is truly how the 341 youth and advisors worked this summer during the 2015 Church of the Brethren Workcamps. Thank you to all of those who participated, as well as the 39 who contributed their time and talents through their leadership of the workcamps.
Summer Workcamp to Be at New Brethren Disaster Ministries Project Site in Colorado
Brethren Disaster Ministries is opening a new disaster recovery project in Greeley, Colo., in May. Several days of heavy rain in the fall of 2013 turned five rivers into raging torrents through the hills and canyons north of Denver. The flooding destroyed 1,882 homes and left 5,566 others with major damage.
Youth Ministry Webinar Series Continues with Focus on ‘Life and Time’
The third webinar in a series on Christian practices for teens, offered for adult leaders of youth, will be on the topic “Life and Time.” Emily Tyler, coordinator of workcamps and volunteer recruitment for the Church of the Brethren, will be leading the webinar which takes place the evening of Tuesday, March 3, at 8 p.m. (eastern time).
Church of the Brethren Offers ‘We Are Able’ Workcamp
During the summer months, the Church of the Brethren holds a variety of workcamps in various locations around the country. Every other year, the “We Are Able” workcamp is offered to youth and young adults with intellectual disabilities, ages 16-23. In the summer of 2015, this workcamp will be hosted by the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md., from June 29-July 2.
Youth and Young Adult Ministries Director Leads Evening Webinar on ‘Grieving’
The first webinar in a series on Christian practices for teens, offered for adult leaders of youth, will be on the topic “Grieving” led by Becky Ullom Naugle, director of the Church of the Brethren Youth and Young Adult Ministry. The webinar is this evening, Nov. 4, at 8 p.m. (eastern time).
Brethren Workcamps Schedule for 2015 is Released
The Church of the Brethren Workcamp Office has released the workcamp schedule for 2015, which is now available at www.brethren.org/workcamps . The theme for the year, “Side by Side: Imitating Christ’s Humility” is inspired by Philippians 2:1-8. A brochure will be mailed soon to congregations. For questions, contact the Workcamp Office at email@example.com .
‘Side by Side: Imitating Christ’s Humility’ Is 2015 Workcamp Theme
The Workcamp office announces the theme for the 2015 Church of the Brethren Workcamp season: “Side by Side: Imitating Christ’s Humility” (Philippians 2:1-8).
Today Is Opening Day for Workcamp Registration, Last Day to Apply for Ministry Summer Service, Youth Peace Travel Team
Today is opening day for workcamp registration, and the last day to apply for Ministry Summer Service, Youth Peace Travel Team for the summer of 2014.
Webinar on Short-Term Mission Trips Takes Place Nov. 5
A webinar on short-term mission trips will help address the question, what are the advantages and struggles? The online event on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. central time (8 p.m. eastern) will be led by Emily Tyler, the Church of the Brethren’s coordinator of Workcamps and Volunteer Recruitment, and is one of a series of webinars focused on youth ministry