August 5, 2017

July 21, 2017

  • NEWS 1) Raising awareness and solutions on Capitol Hill for the crisis in Nigeria 2) Latest Brethren grants from the EDF and GFI are announced 3) CDS serves in New York, puts teams together for California wildfire response UPCOMING EVENTS 4) Disabilities Ministry celebrates 27 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act 5) Unmuting silenced voices: Planning a gathering to remember those who resisted World War I FEATURE 6) One year in: An interview with EYN president Joel S. Billi 7)...
  • Joel Stephen Billi was elected president of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) and assumed his duties on May 3, 2016, alongside other principal officers of the church. He came into leadership at a time when the church was in a state of disarray following the incessant attacks on its members by insurgents. After spending one year in office, this interview was conducted to take stock of his stewardship as the leader of the church at such a hard time in the...
  • One week after attending the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference in Grand Rapids, Mich., on July 10 leaders of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) attended several meetings in Washington, D.C., organized by the denomination’s Office of Public Witness.

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June 17, 2017

June 3, 2017

  • NEWS 1) Most of the Chibok girls released in May were prayed for by Church of the Brethren congregations 2) Nigeria Crisis Response shares updates on its relief work 3) Bethany Seminary and EYN form educational partnership 4) EYN general secretary is first to receive doctorate from Bossey Ecumenical Institute 5) Vigil against hate draws hundreds in Ambler UPCOMING EVENTS 6) Two ‘Crucible Webinars’ are offered this summer REFLECTIONS 7) Moderator’s Bible study for June focuses on the ‘chosen...
  • Nigeria Crisis Response coordinator Roxane Hill has shared updates on the relief work ongoing in northeast Nigeria. The Nigeria Crisis Response is a joint effort of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria and the Global Mission and Service and Brethren Disaster Ministries of the Church of the Brethren, working with several partner organizations in Nigeria. (Learn more at www.brethren.org/nigeriacrisis .)
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