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Please note that there will be a
 
Friday Afternoon Business Session from 2:00 to 4:30
which was inadvertently omitted from the conference booklet.

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A full listing of business and reports
with links to the text of each item is at 
www.brethren.org/ac/2018/business 

Important for Delegates: 
Two delegate briefing videos are 
viewable at the same link.

AC 2017 business

Annual Conference 2018 business 

The following new business items will be presented to the 2018 delegate body:

1. Brethren Values Investing
2. Polity for Electing Brethren Benefit Trust Board Directors
3. Vision for a Global Church of the Brethren
4. Polity for Electing the District Executive Representative to the Pastoral Compensation and Benefits Advisory Committee
5. Change in Delegate Representation at Annual Conference

The unfinished business items include:

1. Vision of Ecumenism for the 21st Century
2. Vitality and Viability (The online version of this report was revised May 29th.)
3. Creation Care
4. Compelling Vision
5. Update to Polity Regarding Annual Conference Agencies
6. Amendments to the Bylaws of the Church of the Brethren Inc.
7. Denominational Leadership Gathering

Annual Conference 2018 ballot

A full listing of the ballot with each person's profile is available at www.brethren.org/ac/2018/business/ballot

MODERATOR—ELECT
Paul Mundey of Frederick, Maryland, Frederick Church of the Brethren, Mid-Atlantic District
Pam Reist of Mount Joy, Pennsylvania, Elizabethtown Church of the Brethren, Atlantic Northeast District 

PROGRAM AND ARRANGEMENTS COMMITTEE
Emily Shonk Edwards of Nellysford, Virginia, Staunton Church of the Brethren, Shenandoah District
Del Keeney of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, Mechanicsburg Church of the Brethren, Southern Pennsylvania District

MISSION AND MINISTRY BOARD—AREA 2
LaDonna Sanders Nkosi of Chicago, Illinois, The Gathering Chicago, Illinois/Wisconsin District
Paul Schrock of Indianapolis, Indiana, Northview Church of the Brethren, South/Central Indiana District

MISSION AND MINISTRY BOARD—AREA 3
Sue Ann Overman of Morgantown, West Virginia, Morgantown Church of the Brethren, West Marva District
Carol Yeazell of Asheville, North Carolina, HIS Way/Jesucristo el Camino, Southeastern District

BETHANY SEMINARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES—CLERGY
Audrey Hollenberg-Duffey of Hagerstown, Maryland, Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, Mid-Atlantic District
Brandy Fix Liepelt of Annville, Pennsylvania, Annville Church of the Brethren, Atlantic Northeast District

BETHANY SEMINARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES—LAITY
Ronald D. Flory of Cedar Falls, Iowa, South Waterloo Church of the Brethren, Northern Plains District
Louis Harrell (incumbent) of Manassas, Virginia, Manassas Church of the Brethren, Mid-Atlantic District

BRETHREN BENEFIT TRUST BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Nancy L. Bowman of Fishersville, Virginia, Staunton Church of the Brethren, Shenandoah District
Shelley Kontra of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Hempfield Church of the Brethren, Atlantic Northeast District

ON EARTH PEACE BOARD
Jennifer Keeney Scarr of Trotwood, Ohio, Trotwood Church of the Brethren, Southern Ohio District
Naomi Sollenberger of New Enterprise, Pennsylvania, New Enterprise Church of the Brethren, Middle Pennsylvania District

PASTORAL COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Jeremy Driver of Harrisonburg, Virginia, Bridgewater Church of the Brethren, Shenandoah District
Deb Oskin of Columbus, Ohio, Living Peace Church of the Brethren, Southern Ohio District

Go to www.brethren.org/ac/2018/registration to register for Annual Conference in Cincinnati. 
 
Advanced online registration ends June 11!

Church of the Brethren Annual Conference | 1451 Dundee Ave. | Elgin, IL 60120
Chris Douglas, Conference Director | cdouglas@brethren.org | 800-323-8039, ext. 364 or 847-429-4364
Jon Kobel, Conference Assistant | jkobel@brethren.org | 800-323-8039, ext. 365 or 847-429-4365
Debbie Noffsinger, Registration Coordinator | dnoffsinger@brethren.org | 800-323-8039, ext. 366 or 847-429-4366

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