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Church of the Brethren Theme

By Marilyn Kettering Badger   |  January 25, 2016

The theme of the Church of the Brethren denomination is: “Continuing the work of Jesus. Peacefully. Simply. Together.” ...

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Keywords: history  |   6 comments

What's with that painting?

By Marilyn Kettering Badger   |  January 11, 2016

Above the double doors as you exit the sanctuary is a painting of Christ praying on a rock assumed to depict the Garden of Gethsemane. This painting hung at the front of ...

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The Ministers' Table Becomes a Pulpit

By Marilyn Kettering Badger   |  December 28, 2015

In the early church era (1850-1870) there was a long table at the front of the sanctuary behind which several volunteer ministers sat who were to speak at that...

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A Brush With Greatness and Fame

By Marilyn Kettering Badger   |  December 14, 2015

Early years, before the division into church districts, "church" was held in homes/cabins every two weeks or maybe once per month, varying the locations: north, south, east, west. Since the "Brethren" tended to live in...

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Keywords: history, proverbs, romans  |   4 comments

Maple Grove History-Names and Age

By Marilyn Kettering Badger   |  November 30, 2015

The Bible is clear on what a brethren is and what a brethren is not. A brethren is a Christian that has accepted Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. A brethren is no more...

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Keywords: history, matthew  |   12 comments