Brethren Volunteer Service

Brethren Volunteer Service is a full time volunteer program that places volunteers in a one or two year long assignment in the United States and some locations around the world. This ministry of the Church of the Brethren has been a major program in this Christian denomination since 1948.

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Upcoming Orientation Units

Unit #322 (Summer)

Dates: July 21 - August 9, 2019
Location: TBD
Applications due 6/7

Unit #323 (BRF)

Dates: August 18 - 26, 2019
Location: TBD
Applications due 7/5

Unit #324 (Fall)

Dates: September 22 - October 11, 2019
Location: TBD
Applications due 8/9



BVS updates

Church of the Brethren workcamps announce 2019 theme
(September 21, 2018)
Inspired by 2 Peter 1:5-8 (The Message), the theme for the 2019 Church of the Brethren workcamp season is “Grow.” This theme focuses on complementing basic faith with qualities that encourage steady and active growth.


Church of the Brethren seeks director of Brethren Volunteer Service
(September 21, 2018)
The Church of the Brethren is seeking an individual to fill the full-time salaried position of director of Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS).


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