The Nominating and Personnel Committee for Southern PA District is seeking additional nominations for the ballot to be presented at District Conference in September. Attached is a listing of the Open Positions. Please prayerfully consider sending nominations to the District Office and promoting this important item to your congregations. Any SO PA Church of the Brethren member may make a nomination or volunteer to have their name placed on the ballot. Questions may be directed to the District Office or to Don Hubbell, Moderator-Elect..
The District Board of Southern PA is seeking a treasurer. Review the Plan of Organization regarding the Treasurer position and memos regarding the Cash Receipts and Accounts Receivable Policies and Procedures and the Accounts Payable Policy and Procedures.
Interested persons should contact Board Chair, Terry Smith at 717-463-3311 or firstname.lastname@example.org or District Executive, Bill Waugh, at 717-624-8626 (office), 724-875-0958 (cell) or email@example.com.
This position offers an honorarium.
At the January 12, 2019 District Board, a Guide for Congregational Withdrawal was approved. While we wish to be in conversation with congregations who feel estranged from our denomination, we recognize that reconciliation is not always possible. The Guide is a way forward for the District and the Congregation.
Hotel Rate is $112/night plus tax
The Program and Arrangements Committee sets the registration fees which are projected to be $295 for Delegates, $115 for Non-delegates. More details may be found at brethren.org/ac/
The Truck Stop Ministry has been operating along Routes 11 & 15 since it was founded in 1985, by the vision of the Pennsylvania Council of Churches and local churches. It became an independent, non-profit organization on November 18, 2009, celebrating over 25 years of serving truck drivers through the help of Jesus Christ and our extended community. Visit us on the Web at carlisletruckstopministry.org.
The general email address for the District Office has changed. The new address is: SOPADistrict@brethren.org
To find out what the Christian Churches Together called for in immigration reform (COB is part of recent gathering) go to www.christianchurchestogether.org.
Brook Lane Health Services have persons available that could make presentations at your church or small groups. Sample topics include:
To arrange a speaker or discuss a presentation need, contact: Curt Miller, Director of Public Relations - 301-733-0331, ext 228 or firstname.lastname@example.org.