Mission and Ministry Board, Spring meetings 2011

A photo album of the Church of the Brethren's Mission and Ministry Board Spring meetings, in March 2011 at the General Offices in Elgin, Ill. The main work of the meeting was to adopt a Strategic Plan for the next decade. Photos by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford.
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Board meeting fills the room
Board meeting fills the room

Barbra Davis leads opening worship
Barbra Davis leads opening worship

David Bollinger gives opening devotion
David Bollinger gives opening devotion

Illustrations from Gather 'Round curriculum
Illustrations from Gather 'Round curriculum

The Bible is prominent on the board table
The Bible is prominent on the board table

Purpose of Strategic Plan
Purpose of Strategic Plan


Preamble Prayer from the Strategic Plan is read as a litany
Preamble Prayer from the Strategic Plan is read as a litany

Board members read a prayer from the Strategic Plan
Board members read a prayer from the Strategic Plan

A view of the whole board in prayer together
A view of the whole board in prayer together

Executive Committee reviews financial results of 2010
Executive Committee reviews financial results of 2010

Board members confer on financial results for Conference Center
Board members confer on financial results for Conference Center

Treasurer Judy Keyser reports to the board
Treasurer Judy Keyser reports to the board

Directional objective on international mission is presented
Directional objective on international mission is presented

Small groups simulate cohort groups for ministry students
Small groups simulate cohort groups for ministry students

Wallace Cole shows slides from delegation to Israel/Palestine
Wallace Cole shows slides from delegation to Israel/Palestine

The Solankys attend from Church of the Brethren India
The Solankys attend from Church of the Brethren India

Board member Pam Reist invites group to closing worship
Board member Pam Reist invites group to closing worship

Colleen Michael brings a message in song and word
Colleen Michael brings a message in song and word

A symbol of new life
A symbol of new life


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