September 4, 2015

Newsline - September 3

Church of the Brethren Newsline for September 3

NEWS
1) An open letter to members and clients of Brethren Benefit Trust
2) John Mueller resigns from leadership of Atlantic Southeast District
NIGERIA UPDATES
3) Nigeria Crisis Response co-directors report from trip to Nigeria
4) Nigerian children face dangers as they seek education
5) Volunteer observes a Trauma Healing Workshop in Nigeria
6) Trauma healing is the path to forgiveness in Nigeria
7) Small-scale ‘Wall of Healing’ display is available from Global Mission office
UPCOMING EVENTS
8) Living Stream worship webcast from Lake Junaluska to kick off the 13th NOAC
9) Nominations are sought for Annual Conference-elected offices
10) McPherson College offers ‘Ventures in Christian Discipleship’ courses
11) Powerhouse Regional Youth Conference to celebrate an ‘Attitude of Gratitude’
SPECIAL SECTION: REFLECTING ON FERGUSON
12) Ferguson: An invitation for the church to participate in dismantling racial discrimination
13) Thinking About Ferguson--again
14) This is an effort which the faith community must lead
15) In wake of Ferguson, Rockford church works to build nonviolent community
16) Brethren bits: Remembrances, General Secretary Search Committee, jobs at Bethany and Camp Mack, NRCAT seeks fellow, Haitian Dominicans get work permits, Brethren Service Center fashion show, 45th Dunker Church Service at Antietam, webinar on evangelism, more