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BVS volunteer Adam Braun helps repair flood-damaged home in Schoharie, NY.
Photo by Zach Wolgemuth

BVS volunteer Adam Braun helps repair flood-damaged home in Schoharie, NY.

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Brethren Disaster Ministries responds to Illinois tornado outbreak
November 19, 2013
Following an intense outbreak of thunderstorms and tornadoes that heavily impacted parts of Illinois and Indiana on Sunday, Nov. 17, Brethren Disaster Ministries (BDM) is preparing to be involved as needed in those states.

The 'God moments' I have witnessed
July 19, 2013
Rick Koch awoke to a beautiful spring day some 30 years ago, but found a tornado had hit the other side of town. He shares how this and other disaster response experiences have touched his life.

BDM a welcome presence in Schoharie, NY
June 12, 2013
An unassuming brick ranch house in the little village of Schoharie, NY has become the temporary home of BDM volunteers.

Messages of thanks from Holton, Ind.
June 11, 2013
"Our yards were clean, but our homes were still gone," said a couple from Holton, Ind. Then "the Brethren came into our lives."

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John L. McCullough, president and CEO of Church World Service (CWS) and speaker at the Global Ministries Dinner at the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference, was taken with the theme of the conference, “Move in Our Midst.” Read more »


Ecumenical visitors include Disciples president, BDM partner (July 1, 2013)

Ecumenical guests were introduced to the delegate body during the Monday business session. General secretary Stanley Noffsinger introduced Sharon E. Watkins, president and general minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), and Zach Wolgemuth of Brethren Disaster Ministries introduced Charlie Gockel, a partner in the home rebuilding project site in Prattsville, N.Y. Read more »


Brethren Disaster Ministries directs disaster grants to Angola, Palestine (June 28, 2013)

Brethren Disaster Ministries staff have directed allocations from the Emergency Disaster Fund (EDF) to SHARE to support schoolchildren in Angola, and to the Shepherd Society of Bethlehem Bible College in Palestine. Read more »


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