NEWS 1) Being the church after a catastrophe: Response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico 2) Insurance check will fund denomination’s envisioning work 3) Grant to EYN supports church rebuilding effort in Nigeria 4) Global Food Initiative grants support agriculture in several nations 5) Renacer Hispanic Ministry announces new strategy plan PERSONNEL 6) Traci Rabenstein […]
In this issue: Remembering Wally Landes, Ella Mae Weaver, and Merle Brown, plus how to join the moderator’s second online “town hall,” invitation to Brethren Disaster Ministries’ first repair/rebuilding project after Hurricane Harvey, districts receive offerings for hurricane relief, Mission Alive 2018 registration, prayer services for food justice, along with lots of news from congregations […]
At last month’s National Older Adult Conference (NOAC), Jim Wallis, president and founder of Sojourners, spoke to us of faithfulness and of living our Christian witness. This month, Sojourners reminds us that this is a call to peacemaking in the context of our daily lives. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time for us […]
The Church of the Brethren Workcamp Ministry has released the 2018 workcamp dates and locations. This programming for next summer will offer 10 locations for service, focusing on junior high opportunities because it will be a National Youth Conference year.
There is still time to register for a special continuing education travel course: “A Place of Refuge: Ministry in an Urban Context” on Jan. 2-12, 2018, in Atlanta, Ga. An immersive urban experience with a focus on the ministries of care, this travel seminar is an educational partnership between Bethany Theological Seminary, the Brethren Academy […]
After two federal judges blocked the implementation of the latest version of President Trump's controversial travel ban, United Church of Christ advocates once again called for a reversal of the current administration's anti-refugee, anti-immigrant agenda.
As scores of Northern Californians are being allowed go home to put their lives back together after deadly wildfires, members of a Sonoma UCC congregation, many of them returning evacuees, plan to go out into their neighborhoods as the hands and feet of Jesus.
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