April 21, 2015
- The Church of the Brethren’s longest-running camps are becoming nonagenarians. Camp Mack (Milford, Ind.), the second-oldest camp in the denomination, is commemorating its 90th anniversary on the shores of Lake Waubee this year with a full slate of events. It follows Camp Harmony (Hooversville, Pa.), which turned 90 a year ago.
- In this two-part article, Nigeria Crisis Response co-directors Carl and Roxane Hill introduce two leaders of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria): Rev. Mbode M. Ndirmbita, who serves as EYN vice president; and Rev. Ayuba, pastor of the EYN church in Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city.
- In this issue: Fahrney-Keedy Home and Village seeks CEO, Churches for Middle East Peace seeks interns, Global Food Crisis Fund review panel welcomes new members, prayer requested for service and learning trip to S. Sudan, Knobsville Church celebrates its 60th, 45th Annual Dunker Church Service at Antietam Civil War battlefield, Shenandoah consecrates new Brethren Disaster Ministries utility building and kit assembly room, and much more.
- Don Knieriem’s work in the Information Technology department of the Church of the Brethren has transitioned to the salaried position of database administrator, starting April 20. This position is responsible for coordinating changes to the denomination’s computer databases, testing and implementing databases, as well as planning, coordinating, and implementing changes to the computer databases.
- The Commission on General Conference meets behind closed doors with advocacy groups to discuss alternatives for handling contentious debate on sexuality.
To include the church in the conversation of multiple religious belonging and to better serve a growing number of multi-faith families, the UCC is gathering a group of 30 clergy and theologians in the same room this week for one of the first global discussions on multiple religious belonging.
The unforgettable, life-changing Parliament event is bringing the global interfaith community to Utah, and we’re coming to meet you this weekend!
Join the Parliament, the Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable and your neighbors in attending a free to the public interactive...
- Water kiosk at Red Bird Mission will offer clean water to 6,000 residents in remote Appalachia.