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David A. Steele, general secretary

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Compelling vision recommendation to Annual Conference is released (February 20, 2020)

The compelling vision recommendation that will be presented in July to the 2020 Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren has been released. Following is a statement from the Compelling Vision Team: Read more »


‘Our end goal is unity’: An interview with general secretary David Steele (February 14, 2020)

“Our end goal is unity,” said Church of the Brethren general secretary David Steele in an interview about an effort by a group called Covenant Brethren Church to explore separation from the Church of the Brethren. Steele said that the denomination’s leadership “recognize there are differences and diversity within the Church of the Brethren, but our goal is to strive for unity.” Read more »


Church of the Brethren signs 'Faith Statement on Escalating Violence with Iran' (January 4, 2020)

Church of the Brethren signs 'Faith Statement on Escalating Violence with Iran' Read more »


Denominational Leadership Team issues response regarding the Covenant Brethren Church (November 21, 2019)

The following is a statement from the Leadership Team of the Church of the Brethren, made up of the Annual Conference officers--moderator Paul Mundey, moderator-elect David Sollenberger, and secretary James Beckwith--along with general secretary David Steele and Cindy Sanders representing the Council of District Executives: Read more »


Mission and Ministry Board approves 2020 budget for denominational ministries (October 24, 2019)

The 2020 budget for denominational ministries was a key item at fall meetings of the Church of the Brethren Mission and Ministry Board on Oct. 17-21 at the General Offices in Elgin, Ill. Meetings were led by chair Patrick Starkey, assisted by chair-elect Carl Fike and general secretary David Steele. Read more »