Church Office and Pastor’s Phone 979-865-3026
Friday, March 23, 2015
To the Synodical Committee, Delegates, Pastors, Members, & Friends of the Unity of the Brethren:
The Board of Elders of the Nelsonville & Wesley Churches most warmly invite you to the
66th Biennial Convention of the Unity of the Brethren to be held July 10-12, 2015. The 10th & 11th will be at Nelsonville and the 12th will be at Wesley. The churches are located on Nelsonville Church Road (Bellville, TX) and Wesley Church Lane (Brenham, TX).
The convention will begin with registration at 9:00 AM on the 10th. Opening Worship with Holy Communion will begin at 10:00 AM. Convention business will be done at Nelsonville on the 10th and 11th and a Unity wide Worship Service will be held at Wesley on the 12th. This Convention will center on “Celebration” commemorating the 600th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Jan Hus and the 150th Anniversary of the Wesley Brethren Church.
This year’s Convention theme is “Branches Bearing Fruit” with scripture from John 15:5 -
“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you,
you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” Housing accommodations have been set up in Brenham, TX 77833 for the convention. Rooms have been blocked off at the following hotels under the Unity of the Brethren Convention. If you bring a Texas Hotel Occupancy Tax Exemption Certificate from your Church, you can avoid the State tax.
Comfort Suites (comfortinn.com) Hampton Inn & Suites
2350 S. Day Street, Brenham 2605 Schulte Blvd., Brenham
979-421-8100 or 1-800-300-8800 979-337-9898 or 1-800-426-7866
$104.99 per night; reserve before July 1 $109 per night; reserve before June 18
Best Western Inn of Brenham La Quinta Inn & Suites (lq.com)
1503 Hwy 290 E., Brenham 2950 Wood Ridge Blvd., Brenham
Bestwestern.com 979-836-5551 or 1-800-642-4241
$98.99 per night; reserve by June 9 $116 per night; reserve by June 18
Lunch 12:00 p.m. - $10.00
Let us all join in prayer that God will bless this gathering and that the work of the Holy Spirit will be evident among us as we seek to serve our Lord in this day and time.
From the Nelsonville & Wesley Brethren Churches,
Jon Schroeder, President of the Nelsonville Elders