March 24, 2017
- Robin DeYoung has resigned from the Brethren Disaster Ministries Rebuild program and Kristen Hoffman from Children’s Disaster Services.
- The Michigan District Leadership Team has received a letter of resignation from Nate Polzin, district executive, effective July 7.
- The Church of the Brethren Mission and Ministry Board has approved the release of $500,000 from the Emergency Disaster Fund to support Nigeria Crisis Response programing. The Nigeria Crisis Response is a joint effort of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria with the Church of the Brethren's Global Mission and Service and Brethren Disaster Ministries.
[Acts 8 Movement press release] A new minute-long cartoon made for Episcopal churches encourages viewers to see faith in Jesus as a great adventure to which they are invited. Any congregation in the Episcopal Church can use the video created by the Acts 8 Movement on websites or social media as part of a digital evangelism strategy to share good news and to invite people to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
The video begins with a woman jetpacking across the...
- Our present gathering in honor of the Most Holy Virgin inspires me, brethren, to offer her a word of praise, of benefit also for those who have come to this holy celebration. It is a praise of women, a glorification of their gender, which (glory) she brings to it, she who is both Mother…
- News from local congregations, jobs, remembrance: Dora Belle Showalter, Venezuela baptisms, Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) volunteers in Missouri, book donations needed, Gaza live stream, Nigeria workcamp reflections, Hillcrest School anniversary, Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation training, "Explore Your Call" for high school students., Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies banquet, Global Women’s Project steering committee meeting, Christian Peacemaker Teams, IMA health...
- Philippians is a good resource for the church to consult as it ponders how to respond to undocumented people living in our country.
- McPherson (Kan.) College’s online Ventures program is offering upcoming courses on the book of Chronicles and faith formation.
- The Susquehanna Valley Ministry Center (SVMC) will offer two continuing education events this spring: “Ten-Plus Reasons to Love Leviticus” at Elizabethtown College, and “Cultivating Conversations...Navigating Elder Care Challenges” at Cross Keys Village in New Oxford, Pa.
- A worship service is planned as a closing event for the upper campus of the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md., on April 30. Sale of the upper campus is expected to be completed in early May.