November 19, 2015
- 1) Brethren staff visit Nigeria, assess crisis response with EYN and mission partners 2) NCC issues statement on recent Middle East violence and acts of terrorism 3) Your voice is needed on behalf of refugees: An action alert from the Office of Public Witness 4) Church of the Brethren gardener is honored as a Purpose Prize Fellow 5) Lancaster County church stands with Nigerian terror victim 6) Share the light of Advent through Shine 7) Brethren bits
- Global Mission and Service staff have made a trip to Nigeria to meet with Nigerian Brethren leadership and mission partners, and to assess the Nigeria Crisis Response. They attended meetings and visited various sites with Nigerian Brethren leaders.
- Request for refugee resettlement stories, prayer request for Haiti Medical Project, job opening, San Diego peace gathering, SERRV meeting, Brethren college news and more
- During Advent, children and junior youth will read about God’s promises in Jeremiah 33 and Psalm 25 and will hear the stories of Zechariah, Elizabeth, Mary, Joseph, Simeon, and Anna
- The theme is based on Matthew 5:1-12 and 25:33-45... If we want to call ourselves Christians, to just be Christians, then we must model our lives and our attitudes after Christ.
- "As we approach the celebration of the birth of Christ our hearts are filled with sorrow and fear that peace will remain out of reach in the Middle East for much longer than we could ever have imagined."
- For her community garden work, Dawn Blackman Sr. of Champaign (Ill.) Church of the Brethren was among 41 Purpose Prize Fellows selected from more than 600 nominees.
November 14, 2015
- As the world begins to comprehend the magnitude of yesterday’s terror attacks in Paris, Church of the Brethren general secretary Stan Noffsinger is calling the church to prayer for those affected by extremist violence in Paris, and around the world.
November 13, 2015
- 1) Global Food Crisis Fund gives grant to Haitian Brethren agriculture project; 2) EDF grants go to families in Myanmar and Haitians in the DR, CDS receives UMCOR grant; 3) Photographer of Beaver Creek; 4) BBT announces Medicare Supplement open enrollment through November; 5) Ventures course at McPherson College will explore congregational ethics; 6) Brethren bits