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Big Bulletin: ACoB’s Quarterly Newsletter


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Arlington Church of the Brethren’s newsletter has a new look and new name. Keep an eye out for it inserted in the paper bulletin and posted quarterly on Big Sundays.

Snail mail or email the office with submissions for the Big Bulletin, attention “Editor.” Go beyond just announcing an event or appealing for a cause, tell readers why you care about what you’re sharing.

Current Issues
(click on the date to open and read a pdf of the latest newsletter)

July 16, 2017

  • Reflection on August’s Community Worship, p. 1
  • Love Feast, p. 3
  • Delegate Report, p. 5
  • Children’s Corner, p. 7
  • A Pastor Who Can Bring in Young Children, p. 9
  • Birthdays, p. 12

April 9, 2017

  • Divine Intervention, p. 1
  • Retreat Reflections, p. 3
  • Moment for Messenger, p. 6
  • Children’s Corner, p. 7
  • A Message from the Finanical Secretary, p. 8
  • You Are Here, p. 9
  • Birthdays, p. 12

January 8, 2017

  • From the Board Chair, p. 1
  • Welcome Your Neighbor, p. 2
  • Children’s Corner, p. 7
  • The Eve of Advent, p. 8
  • Christmas, 2016 Poem, p. 10
  • Nigerian Dolls Update, p. 11
  • Birthdays, p. 12

November 13, 2016

  • Advent: Meaning + Mystery, p. 1
  • Children’s Corner, p. 4
  • Healing Hearts in Nigeria, p. 5
  • 20 Ways to Welcome People to Church, p. 9
  • Sermon Snippet, p. 12
  • November’s Big Question, p. 12

September 11, 2016

  • Christian Education at ACoB, p. 1
  • Breakfast Bunch, p. 5
  • Big Question Responses: Letters to the Editor, p. 6
  • September’s Big Question, p. 6
  • Like Everything Else, Brethren Do Media Together, p. 7
  • A Brief History of Mennonites Who Lived in Ukraine, p. 10
  • Continuing the Tradition: Soup + Pie Bazaar, p. 12

July 10, 2016

  • Reflection on Annual Conference, p. 1
  • Minister’s Association Hears from Speaker Fr. John Dear on ‘Walking Toward Peace,’ p. 3
  • Financial Update, p. 7
  • Big Question Responses: Letters to the Editor, p. 8
  • July’s Big Question, p. 10
  • The History + Future of the Dunker Punks Podcast, p. 10

April 10, 2016

  • Humble Witness of Dissonance, p. 1
  • Deacons: An Historic Position with Renewed Emphasis, p. 5
  • Board Structure: A Slightly New Way, p. 7
  • Engagement: Letters to the Editor, p. 10
  • April’s Big Question, p. 10
  • Because Service Doesn’t Stop on Sundays, p. 10

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