March 17, 2017

March 2, 2017

  • 1) Moderator’s Bible study for March asks, ‘Can these bones live?’ 2) Business items coming to the 2017 Annual Conference are now online 3) Disaster Recovery Support Initiative launches UPCOMING EVENTS 4) More listening sessions with the general secretary are scheduled 5) Bridgewater College to present symposium on nonviolence in 21st century 6) Brethren bits
  • When a natural or technological disaster strikes a community, beginning the process of long-term recovery quickly is essential. Yet, it can be a daunting task for local leaders who may not have experience in disaster recovery and may have suffered damage and loss themselves.
  • Additional listening sessions with David Steele, general secretary of the Church of the Brethren, have been announced. Steele is holding listening sessions in church districts around the denomination. The meetings are a way for him to listen closely to people within the church, and an opportunity for church members to meet the general secretary.
  • In this issue: Correction, Brethren affected by Pennsylvania tornado, remembrance for Martin Gauby, personnel notice and job openings, prayer requested for areas affected by famine, EYN grieves death of young minister and victims of Boko Haram, Healthy Boundaries 101 training session is offered in May, On Earth Peace offers racial justice organizing clinic, and more news from congregations, districts, colleges, Fellowship of Brethren Homes, and ecumenical partners.
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