April 21, 2017
- In this issue: Correction, remembering Marie Flory, personnel, job openings, congregational news, “Becoming a Leader in Memory Care” webinar, the 2017 Brethren Bible Institute, an Easter hope message from South Sudan, and more news by, for, and about Brethren.
- Brethren Disaster Ministries and the Global Food Initiative recently worked together to send representatives from Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria), representatives from South Sudan, and a Church of the Brethren representative from the United States to Kenya to receive training in a program called Farming God’s Way with an organization called Care of Creation, Kenya.
April 12, 2017
For one small congregation in the Anglican Diocese of Saskatchewan, the spirit of the Lenten season found palpable expression at a March 12 Sunday service in response to the threat of drought and famine in East Africa.
The week prior to the service, United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien declared to the Security Council that 20 million people were in danger of starving to death in what he called “the largest humanitarian crisis since the creation of the UN,” a...
March 28, 2017
The United Church of Christ responds to the emergency in South Sudan and three other African countries, sending an initial $85,000 in aid to combat a crisis fueled by drought, famine and massive food shortages.
March 24, 2017
- 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...
March 16, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] Key Anglican campaigners for peace and justice in war-torn South Sudan have told a meeting at the United Nations in New York about the vital role women and the church have been playing in peace building and supporting the victims of conflict.
March 13, 2017
March 10, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months, become a separate province. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.
Secretary General of the Anglican Communion Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon described it as a “welcome development” that will help connect Christians in Sudan with Anglicans in the worldwide Communion.