Connect Newsletter

November 2022

Dear friend,

As Thanksgiving approaches, we are exceedingly grateful for all that the Lord has done throughout the Brethren in Christ this year – none of which would be possible without you. You are making a huge difference in your communities and around the world. Looking to the end of 2022, we celebrate how God is at work in our congregations and are excited about what is to come in the new year.

Multimedia Library

We are pleased to announce the launch of our Multimedia Library! This resource is a one-stop-shop for all the digital resources we create for our congregations. These assets are a great addition to church services, social media, Bible studies, and more! We will update the page as we roll out new resources, so be sure to check back periodically. Access library.

Aid to Vulnerable Women in the Amazon

Last year, money from the Global Compassion Fund was used to fill food packs for indigenous widows in the Amazon rainforest of Ecuador. “These [food] kits testified that God is real, and the church is more than a building,” says Yosuel Medina, BIC U.S. global worker. Learn more.

Save the Date! Week of Prayer and Fasting

Join us for the 2023 Week of Prayer and Fasting, January 8-15. This year’s theme, Identity in Action: Practicing the Core Values of the BIC, will take a deep dive into how our Core Values lead us to pursue Jesus with integrity and passion. Learn more.

Webinar - Understanding Ministers Taxes

If you missed our “Understanding Ministers Taxes” webinar with Mitch Martin last month, you can now watch the recording online. This is a great resource for helping pastors and treasurers approach tax season with confidence. Watch webinar.

Teaching in Bogotá

Yolanda Rice is now in her second year of teaching at El Camino Academy in Bogotá, Colombia. In our latest video, she shares about her passion for education and desire to prepare her students to be the Church leaders of tomorrow. Watch video.

New Issue of Shalom!

Congregations desire to create a safe, welcoming space for all people, including those with physical and mental disabilities. But recognizing the barriers to full inclusion that exist in their building structure or worship style can be challenging. Read more.

We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, because we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love you have for all God’s people …

Colossians 1:3-4