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Upcoming District Events

Justice Like Water

Saturday, August 20, 2016 – 10:00-3:00

Lancaster Church of the Brethren

In recent years, incidents and events in the news have sparked a very difficult national conversation about race, immigration, and culture. As Christians, we are called to be peacemakers, to stand with our fellow believers, and to continue the work of Jesus. What is a faith-based response in the context of today’s conversation about oppression and justice?

Hosted at the Lancaster COB, leadership will be provided by Gimbiya Kettering, Director of Intercultural Ministries for the Church of the Brethren. CEU’s (.03) are also available. $10.00 per person and includes lunch. Register online:

Philadelphia Brethren Heritage Tour October 1, 2016 – 8:00 a.m.

  • Experience the festivities of the historical event of the Germantown Battle
  • Visit the site of the first COB Baptism in America
  • Jobie Riley’s historic skit featuring Ben Franklin conversing with Peter Becker, Christopher Sauer and two representatives from the Ephrata Cloister
  • See Christopher Sauer’s print shop which produced the first German Bible in America Bus will leave Ephrata COB promptly at 8:00 a.m. Cost is $60 per person. Register online:

Christian/Muslim Workshop

Thursday, October 13, 2016 – 9:00-3:00

Lower Level Conference Room, District Office, 500 E. Cedar St., Elizabethtown, PA

Presenter: Dr. Musa Mambula, son to one of the first Church of the Brethren mission evangelists to the Kanmue tribe in the Adamawa State of Nigeria, is a gifted teacher, preacher, administrator, and guidance counselor. He has authored and co-authored over forty journal articles and six books, and has participated in seminars and workshops at national and international levels. He most recently served as the National Spiritual Advisor for the EYN church in Nigeria.

Cost: $40, which includes lunch and 0.6 CEU’s. Register online:

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