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Church of the Brethren News Services
13 Jun 1998 02:35:21
Date: June 12, 1998
Contact: Nevin Dulabaum
V: 847/742-5100 F: 847/742-6103
Newsline June 12, 1998
1) About 150 people will participate in this year's Youth/Young
Adult Ministries workcamps.
2) Todd Reish resigns as coordinator of Brethren Volunteer
3) Ned Stowe will join the General Board staff in July as interim
4) Ronald Frederick will be SERRV International's new manager of
5) A change in Nigeria's leadership gives hope that a democratic
system will be adopted.
6) Two officials of Ekklesiyar Yan'uwa a Nigeria will attend the
Church of the Brethren Annual Conference in Orlando and
other denominational events.
7) A new booklet on Brethren mission philosophy will be available
in early July.
8) A resource packet on Brethren Volunteer Service's 50th
anniversary is being sent to each Church of the Brethren
9) Bulletins from the 1999 Living Word Bulletin Series can now be ordered.
10) Three grants totaling $18,750 are allocated from Emergency
11) Brethren Service Center ships two 20-foot containers to the
Republic of Congo.
12) Nearly $600,000 was allocated from Emergency Disaster Fund
13) SERRV International convenes a seminar to assist Latin
14) The second Brethren World Assembly is scheduled for July 15-18.
15) The Brethren Encyclopedia's 1998 catalog features two new items.
16) The cornerstone of the Butler Chapel A.M.E. church in
Orangeburg, S.C., is laid.
17) Williamson Road Church of the Brethren, Roanoke, Va.,
celebrates its 50th anniversary.
18) Virlina District offers prayers and support to Judy Mills
Reimer as she moves to Illinois.
19) Mutual Aid Association adds flood and water damage coverage.
20) The Brethren Bible Institute is scheduled for July 27-31 at
Elizabethtown (Pa.) College.
21) The Amy Foundation announces its 14th annual writing awards
22) An interdisciplinary conference sponsored by the Young Center
for the Study of Anabaptist and Pietist Groups,
Elizabethtown, Pa., is scheduled for June 18-20.
24) With signs that support is growing for proposed federal
legislation that would create a Peace Tax Fund -- allowing
conscientious objectors to pay taxes without contributing
to the military -- the Church of the Brethren Washington
Office urges Brethren to voice their support of the proposed
legislation to federal legislators.
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