May 27, 2015
Individual Registration is online until June 12, 2015, for the Biennial Mission Summit in Overland Park, Kansas, June 26-28, 2015. Don’t miss the opportunity to register online!
The 2015 event features a Hall of Ministries, full of representatives from American Baptist organizations and partner Exhibitors. In the center of the Hall of Ministries, there will be a BRAND NEW Ministry Square area, a “town hall...
- 1) First District Church of the Brethren in India celebrates 100th Jilla Sabha. 2) Nigeria Crisis Response staff provide details of the relief effort. 3) New Humanitarian Pledge to ban nuclear weapons advances as troubled treaty stalls. 4) Breaking the chains: A reflection from Ecumenical Advocacy Days. 5) Brethren bits
- Advocates emphasize the importance of expressing gratitude for the right to worship freely
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania that Bishop-Elect Audrey Scanlan has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process.
The Rev. Canon Audrey Scanlan was...
- An Adventist university provides treatment to members of a community that once appropriated its land.
- The boreholes add another component to an Adventist effort to meet the physical and spiritual needs of communities.
- Indian Brethren gathered in Valsad, Gujarat, for the church’s 100th Jilla Sabha (district conference). The two-day event began on May 13 with worship and the regular business of the denomination, while May 14 was dedicated to a full day of celebration that ran late into the evening. Attending on behalf of the Church of the Brethren was David Steele, moderator, and Jay Wittmeyer, executive director of Global Mission and Service.
- Church of the Brethren staff working with the Nigeria Crisis Response have provided financial details and accounting of the relief effort in Nigeria, which responds to needs of those affected by the violent Islamist insurgency in the northeast of the country. The crisis response is a cooperative effort of the Church of the Brethren and Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria).
- I don’t often watch the news anymore; it is too frustrating. I read my fair share of articles while scrolling through my Facebook feed that describe just what state of disarray our world is falling toward. There are few things more terrifying than seeing the brilliantly dramatized retelling of the things that are going on around me, and many days it is hard to find comfort in knowing too much about the world that I live in. Some days I cry.