NOAC 2019 1) Online resources provide full coverage of National Older Adult Conference 2) NOAC by the numbers 3) Fundraising walk around Lake Junaluska benefits Twa education in Africa NEWS 4) Brethren Disaster Ministries issues update on Hurricane Dorian response 5) Emergency Disaster Fund grants go to hurricane relief in the Bahamas 6) Committee formed […]
In this issue: Location and dates for 2022 Annual Conference, Church of the Brethren seeks applicants for CFO position, personnel notes, action alert calls Congress to rescind Migrant Protection Protocol, Intercultural Ministries’ Xenos Project, update on Nigeria Crisis Response, Chippewa Church of the Brethren celebrates 200 years, Season of Creation is celebrated by churches around […]
A “Calling the Called” committee has been formed to carry out the work of challenging every Church of the Brethren district to hold an event for persons to discern a call of God to the set-apart ministry.
Three organizations carrying out relief efforts in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian have received grants directed by Brethren Disaster Ministries from the Church of the Brethren’s Emergency Disaster Fund. The grants, each for $10,000, are going to the Church World Service (CWS) Development and Humanitarian Assistance Program, Feed the Children, and Mercy Chefs.
Ninety people from at least eight faith traditions filled the Amistad Chapel at the United Church of Christ's national mission offices Monday, Sept. 16, to celebrate their shared welcome for the immigrant and stranger.
Two churches in Indiana helped resolve domestic violence in their rural community and civil war in Sri Lanka. In California, a city church needed to name a big part of its mission. All of them found Just Peace was just the framework they needed.
Getting to know Yusuf, tortured in Africa for being gay and now seeking protection in the United States, has transformed the ministry of a UCC congregation in Los Angeles. The church is helping him fight a legal battle to avoid being returned to persecution in his homeland.
Calling climate change an emergency, representatives of Christianity and other world religions will gather in New York City Sept. 24 to create an action plan for faith communities. Four United Church of Christ leaders will be there.
In what has become an annual tradition, several teams of United Church of Christ national staff members fanned out across greater Cleveland on Wednesday, Sept. 11, to spend a sunny September day in service.