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District News and Announcements – July 2

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In this issue…

1) FOOD COORDINATOR STILL NEEDED FOR DISTRICT CONFERENCE

2) WITNESS COMMISSION PROJECTS AT DISTRICT CONFERENCE

3) JULY MESSAGE FROM THE MODERATOR

4) INTERIM DISTRICT EXECUTIVE OUT THROUGH JULY 10

5) NOW IS THE TIME TO GIVE

6) LUNCHEON WITH DR. REBECCA DALI AT PANTHER CREEK COB – JULY 12

7) PAUL ROTH RETIREMENT LUNCHEON IN VIRGINIA – JULY 27

8) CHURCH IN THE PARK WITH SOUTH WATERLOO COB – AUGUST 10

9) EVENT REMINDERS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM CAMP PINE LAKE

10) HOLINESS IN OUR MIDST: ON COMFORT FOOD

11) FINAL NATIONAL YOUTH CONFERENCE UPDATE

12) DISTRICT CALENDAR OF EVENTS

13) DISTRICT STAFF CONTACTS

14) ARCHIVES, DOCUMENTS AND RESOURCES

15) PHOTO OF THE MONTH: SHINGLING THE ROOF AT GREENE COB

District News and Announcements – June 3

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In this issue…

1) NEW EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES AT DISTRICT CONFERENCE

2) WITNESS COMMISSION PROJECTS AT DISTRICT CONFERENCE

3) MESSAGE FROM THE MODERATOR

4) MESSAGE FROM THE INTERIM DISTRICT EXECUTIVE

5) NOW IS THE TIME TO GIVE

6) BETTY KINGERY HONORED IN GREENE

7) FAIRVIEW COB MEMBERS TO BRING DIAPERS TO HAITI

8) TALES FROM THE TOOL TRAILER

9) #BRINGBACKOURGIRLS: RIGHTEOUS, COMPASSIONATE JUSTICE

10) HOLINESS IN OUR MIDST: ON ROAD TRIPS

11) DISTRICT CALENDAR OF EVENTS

12) DISTRICT STAFF CONTACTS

13) ARCHIVES, DOCUMENTS AND RESOURCES

14) RECIPE: BLUEBERRY CHEESECAKE

15) PHOTO OF THE MONTH: YOUNG ADULT CONFERENCE

Lewiston COB June Newsletter

Click the links below to view the June InTouch Newsletter for the Lewiston Church of the Brethren.

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District News and Announcements – May 7

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In this issue:

1) BRING BACK OUR GIRLS: PRAYING FOR PEACE IN NIGERIA

2) GREETINGS FROM THE INTERIM DISTRICT EXECUTIVE

3) NEW STAFF ANNOUNCED FOR DISTRICT POSITIONS

4) MAY CHALLENGE FROM THE MODERATOR

5) WITNESS COMMISSION PROJECTS AT DISTRICT CONFERENCE

6) DISTRICT BOARD AND MINISTERS WORKSHOP AT DISTRICT CONFERENCE

7) REGISTER FOR CAMP PINE LAKE TODAY!

8) NATIONAL YOUTH CONFERENCE UPDATE

9) HOLINESS IN OUR MIDST: ON ENTERING HEAVEN

10) SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA CLUSTER GATHERING POSTPONED

11) PHOTOS FROM APRIL MINISTERS’ RETREAT AT CAMP PINE LAKE

12) DISTRICT CALENDAR OF EVENTS

13) DISTRICT STAFF CONTACTS

14) ARCHIVES, DOCUMENTS AND RESOURCES

15) RECIPE: TUNA AND WHITE BEAN SALAD

16) PHOTO OF THE MONTH: BAPTISMS AT PRAIRIE CITY COB

 

Easter Photo Gallery

Click here to view photos of Holy Week celebrations across the Northern Plains District. Add to the gallery by sending your Easter photos to nplainscom@gmail.com.

2014 Stover Music Festival Video

Highlights from this year’s Stover Music Festival at Stover Memorial Church of the Brethren in Des Moines, Iowa:

District News and Announcements – April 8

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In this issue:

1)IN OUR PRAYERS: MARGE SMALLEY

2)COVERAGE PLAN FOR DISTRICT EXECUTIVE SABBATICAL

3)DISTRICT LOOKING TO FILL MULTIPLE STAFF POSITIONS

4)APRIL CHALLENGE FROM THE MODERATOR

5)WITNESS COMMISSION PROJECTS AT DISTRICT CONFERENCE

6)BRETHREN VOLUNTEER SERVICE UPDATES

7)TATER BAR AT PEACE COB: APRIL 12

8)CLEAN-UP DAY AT CAMP PINE LAKE: APRIL 26

9)HOLINESS IN OUR MIDST: ON LEGACIES

10)PAUL’S PONDERING: VISITING A MOSQUE

11)PHOTO OF THE MONTH: CHILDREN’S STORY AT SALEM COB

12)DISTRICT CALENDAR OF EVENTS

13)DISTRICT STAFF CONTACTS

14)ARCHIVES, DOCUMENTS AND RESOURCES

15)RECIPE: SAUSAGE BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

16)NATIONAL YOUTH CONFERENCE UPDATE

District News and Announcements – March 6

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In this issue…

1)IN OUR PRAYERS

2)DISTRICT LOOKING TO FILL MULTIPLE STAFF POSITIONS

3)PLAN FOR COVERAGE DURING DISTRICT EXECUTIVE SABBATICAL

4)RECAP OF CLUSTER GATHERINGS

5)BRETHREN VOLUNTEER SERVICE UPDATES

6)SOUP LUNCHEON AT PANORA COB ON MARCH 16

7)HOLINESS IN OUR MIDST: ON BLESSINGS

8)NATIONAL YOUTH CONFERENCE UPDATE

9)WITNESS COMMISSION ANNOUNCES PROJECTS FOR DISTRICT CONFERENCE

10)A THANK YOU FROM WANDA BUTTON

11)COMMUNICATIONS INTERN AVAILABLE FOR PULPIT SUPPLY

12)DISTRICT CALENDAR OF EVENTS

13)DISTRICT STAFF CONTACTS

14)ARCHIVES, DOCUMENTS AND RESOURCES

15)RECIPE: IRISH POTATO SOUP

In Touch newspaper by Lewiston COB

As part of its outreach ministries, the Lewiston Church of the Brethren distributes a seasonal newspaper that gets inserted into local newspapers around the church. Read this spring’s edition of In Touch by clicking the link below:

In Touch Spring 2014

District Staffing Search

Northern Plains Districtof the Church of the Brethren is seeking to fill four part-time staff positions:Communications Minister,Minister of Leadership Development,TRiM (Training in Ministry) Coordinator, andDistrict Conference Support. The time commitment and responsibilities vary by position; complete position descriptions are availablehere. A single search committee is tasked with filling all four positions and is open to the possibility of one individual filling more than one position.

 

Northern Plains Districtis comprised of 31 congregations: 1 in Montana, 6 in Minnesota and the remaining congregations in Iowa. Congregations are located in rural, urban, and suburban contexts and represent a healthy mix of theological diversity. The district is committed to strengthening the work of each congregation and the district as a whole through spiritual growth, leadership support and development, communication and connection, stewardship, church growth and new church development, peacemaking and service.

 

Interested persons may apply by sending a letter of interest, a resume, and three references to Rhonda Pittman Gingrich, convener of the search committee at eitherrpgingrich@yahoo.comor 4820 Upton Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55410. The application deadline is March 28, 2014.

 

In addition,Camp Pine Lakeis looking forSummer Staff for 2014. Interested persons may contact the Camp Director, Parker Thompson, atcamppinelake@heartofiowa.net. More information on the camp summer staff positions may be foundhere.