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 #325 (Summer)

Dates: July 19 - August 7, 2020
Location: TBD
Applications due 6/5

Unit #326 (BRF)

Dates: August 17 - 24, 2020
Location: TBD
Applications due 7/3

Unit #327 (Fall)

Dates: September 20 - October 9, 2020
Location: TBD
Applications due 8/7



BVS updates

Brethren Volunteer Service Unit 324 completes training
(October 24, 2019)
The fall 2019 unit of Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) has completed orientation and its 13 volunteers have begun their work at project sites across the United States, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. Members of BVS Unit 324, their home congregations or hometowns, and their projects sites follow:


Brethren Volunteer Service Units 322 and 323 complete orientation
(September 26, 2019)
The Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) Units 322 and 323 have completed orientation and their members have begun work at their placement sites. The new volunteers’ names, congregations or hometowns, and placements follow.


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