Illinois and Wisconsin District Conference Proclaims Good News

This article was taken from the Church of the Brethren Newsline on November 17, 2017. It was written by the District Executive minister and Canton Church of the Brethren Pastor Kevin Kessler.  

The Illinois and Wisconsin District Conference on Nov. 3-4 was held at York Center Church of the Brethren in Lombard, Ill., on the theme, “Don’t Be Afraid, I Bring You Good News” based on Luke 2:10. The conference was capably led by moderator Allegra Hess, a member of the York Center congregation.

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2017 Shoebox Information

It´s not too late to contribute to this year´s Operation Christmas Child!

We’ve added a prayer card to each box for you as well as a picture of a child or a group of children who have received shoeboxes and a page that says God Love You in many languages; they can find their own there. In your bulletins for today and next week there is an insert for ¨How to Pack Your Shoebox¨ for a trip around the world.

A ¨wow¨ gift is best to add. This is a larger gift for example, a stuffed animal, a doll, or a car a little larger than a Matchbox car. Then get a few things listed in the brochure to round out the box.

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A Great Multitude, 11/12/17

Message: A Great Multitude

Speaker: Kevin Kessler

Date: November 12, 2017

Scripture: Revelation 7:9 “After this I beheld, and see, a great multitude which no man could number, of all nations and kindreds.”