Disaster Ministry News
As the situation in South Sudan deteriorates, with recent eruption of renewed armed conflict and United Nations reports that 4.8 million people face food shortages, the Church of the Brethren has donated a vehicle to aid staff in food distribution and other relief work. Read more »
Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) volunteers recently returned from deployments in the areas of Kernville, Calif., and White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. CDS has had a record number of 9 responses so far in 2016, in addition to the Nigeria Healing Hearts response. Read more »
“We have another team headed out to Houston, Texas, this week, third one this summer,” reports Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) associate director Kathleen Fry-Miller. “I know the people there are getting very weary of all the flooding and water. I’m so grateful that we have volunteers willing to go.” Read more »
October 18, 2012
It's been over a year since Hurricane Irene flooded Prattsville, N.Y. BDM arrived in July 2012, and the sawdust is flying!
Moments of discovery in Prattsville, New York
August 17, 2012
“I almost think it’s fake; I almost can’t believe it,” said one Prattsville homeowner of the BDM volunteer work teams. “But I see it and it must be real.”
Incredible school kit drive
August 9, 2012
The miraculous way this CWS School Kit drive came together was the highlight of Jeanne Smith's summer.
BDM welcomes Hallie Pilcher
July 20, 2012
Hallie Pilcher, from Roanoke, Va., is "very excited" to join the BDM staff.
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