NEWS 1) Mission Alive gathers Brethren around the concept of a global church 2) Global Food Initiative issues grants for community gardens, agriculture initiatives 3) Class of 2018 to graduate from Bethany Seminary 4) Chiques kicks off 150th anniversary with old-time worship service PERSONNEL 5) Dan McFadden resigns as director of Brethren Volunteer Service UPCOMING […]
In this issue: Global Mission executive remembers a warm welcome from new Cuban president Miguel Diaz-Canel, Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) deploys a team to aid families affected by wildfires in Oklahoma, recent meetings at the Church of the Brethren General Offices, Bethany Seminary hosts the Council of District Executives, and more new by, for, and […]
The Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership has announced its course offering for the rest of this year and into next, see the following listing. These courses are for everyone, with Training in Ministry (TRIM) and Education for Shared Ministry (EFSM) students receiving 1 unit per course, credentialed clergy earning 2 continuing education units, and others […]
Chiques Church of the Brethren, located near Manheim, Pa., kicked off its 150th anniversary celebration on Sunday, April 15, with a morning worship service that incorporated practices from earlier years. Men and women sat on separate sides of the sanctuary. Ministers and deacons, dressed in plain white shirts, were seated facing toward the congregation, in […]
The United Church of Christ General Minister and President makes a powerful statement about white privilege illustrated by the case of two African American men arrested April 12 in Philadelphia just for sitting at Starbucks.
'One Last Summer,' a documentary that chronicles the last season at Pilgrim Hills, an UCC Outdoor Ministries camp in Ohio, will premiere on Saturday, April 28, at the Canton Film Festival, with a free screening.
A California UCC pastor, supported by his congregation, has joined the American Civil Liberties Union in a lawsuit against the city of Los Alamitos for trying to exempt itself from the state's Sanctuary law.