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Dennis Webb

Church & Post-Christian Culture: Christian Witness in the Way of Jesus
September 19-20, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

"Old" Anabaptist meet "new" Anabaptist at the Missio Alliance gathering that will explore the relevance of and interest in Anabaptist traditions that is growing as other denominations seek to more closely follow Christ's model of radical discipleship. Samuel Sarpiya (above, right) and Dennis Webb (above, left) will both be presenting. Josh Brockway has been a key organizer and will also be providing leadership. Contact Gimbiya Kettering for special rates for pastors of Intercultural congregations.

Renacer Celebration in Virlina District
September 26-28, Roanoke, VA

Praise workshop

Praise and Worship Training: Friday, September 26th , 7:00 p.m. at Renacer (2001 Carroll Ave. Roanoke, Virginia). Renacer is having a praise and Worship workshop with Leah Hileman - an independent recording artist, freelance writer, and presently the interim pastor of Lake View Christian Fellowship in the Southern Pennsylvania District. She has served the denomination as Annual Conference pianist (2008) and as Music Coordinator (2010). As a member of Bittersweet Gospel Band and other musical groups, she has traveled to Great Britain, North America, Latin America, New Zealand and Australia. A free will offering will be collected.

Renacer Harvest Banquet poster

Renacer Harvest Banquet: Saturday September 27, 2014 - 6:00 p.m at the Williamson Road Church of the Brethren (3110 Pioneer Rd. N.W. Roanoke, VA 24012). This year's guest speaker is Marvin Lorenzana, from the Mennonite Mission Network and Coordinator for Discipleship and Leadership Development and Coach for Racial-ethnic Ministry for the Virlina Mennonite Mission. Leah Hileman and the Renacer Praise Band will bring the special music. Please send your reservation form no later than September 15th.

Renacer Praise Dancers

Sunday, September 28th we will be celebrating Renacer's Fourth Anniversary.

For all questions and additional information related to Renacer events, please contact Daniel D'Oleo 540-892-8791.

Save the Date - May 1-3, 2015
Intercultural Gathering in Atlantic Northeast District
Harrisburg First Church of the Brethren (PA)

ANE will be hosting the next intercultural gathering an opportunity for fellowship, worship, work, and CEUs. More information to follow.

For more information about these events and intercultural ministries in the Church of the Brethren, please contact Gimbiya Kettering at

In Peace,

Gimbiya Kettering
Intercultural Ministries Coordinator
Congregational Life Ministries
Church of the Brethren
Tel: 847-429-4387
1-800-323-8039, ext 387


Contact: Gimbiya Kettering
1451 Dundee Avenue, Elgin, IL 60120