September 10, 2016
- NEWS 1) New connections for Bethany Seminary in Brazil 2) Brethren sponsor capacity-building conference for Batwa from Rwanda, Burundi, DR Congo PERSONNEL 3) Huma Rana to become director of Financial Operations for Brethren Benefit Trust 4) BVS Unit 313 volunteers begin their terms of service UPCOMING EVENTS 5) General secretary to hold listening sessions across denomination 6) Brethren Academy offers ‘Healthy Boundaries 201' training as a Spanish language webcast 7) Entrenamiento en Limites...
- Working through a nascent Brethren church in the region, the Church of the Brethren sponsored a capacity-building conference to bring Batwa together from Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The following is excerpted from a report by Dr. David Niyonzima, detailing the conference and some of the learnings gained from the interaction:
August 4, 2016
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 8/4/16)—Rovaughna E. Richardson was recently commissioned for missionary service in the West African nation of the Republic of Ghana through American Baptist International Ministries (IM). During that day of rejoicing, a memorable rhyme was shared to sum up the reason everyone was celebrating:
God has called Rovaughna
To serve in the country of Ghana
July 30, 2016
- Brethren Disaster Ministries has directed grants from the Church of the Brethren’s Emergency Disaster Fund (EDF) to assist with refugee resettlement in the United States, the Brethren Church of Rwanda response to Burundi refugees, Heifer International’s response to the earthquake in Ecuador, Church World Service (CWS) emergency preparedness and home construction in Haiti, and Proyecto Aldea Global’s work toward emergency preparedness in Honduras.
July 11, 2016
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July 10, 2016
Members of General Synod gathered in the Grand York Ballroom of the Sheraton Parkway North Toronto Hotel and Suites in Richmond Hill, Ontario to begin the third day of General Synod 2016.
Morning Prayers and Reflections
Following an opening hymn and prayer, artist Elizabeth Adams led a Bible study in which members of General Synod read Isaiah 43 three times and noted their own perceptions of the passage.
Marriage Canon Neighbourhood...