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International Brethren concernsBoko Haram violence hurts EYN
Pastoral letter and call to prayer for Egypt
Statement by the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches on Egypt
Read CCT's response
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Stanley J. Noffsinger
Talking about Just Peace with World Council of Churches general secretary Olav Fykse Tveit
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Church of the Brethren written testimony to the Senate Subcommittee hearing on 'Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence'
(February 22, 2013)
The written testimony, submitted in letter form, made by the Peace Witness Ministry on behalf of the Church of the Brethren denomination to the Senate Subcommittee hearing on 'Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence,' held Feb. 11, 2013.
Executive Committee of denominational board holds January meeting
(February 21, 2013)
The Executive Committee of the Church of the Brethren Mission and Ministry Board met in Cocoa Beach, Fla., on Jan. 25-26, following meetings of other denominational leaders.
Committee to study ecumenism in the 21st century
(February 6, 2013)
A study committee on “The Church of the Brethren and Ecumenism in the 21st Century” has been named. The group is to prepare a statement for Annual Conference giving vision and direction to the Church of the Brethren’s participation in the worldwide community of Christian communions.
Christian Churches Together urges fundamental immigration reform
(February 4, 2013)
Christian leaders representing the breadth of Christian churches and denominations in the United States issued a strong and urgent call for fundamental immigration reform at an annual meeting of Christian Churches Together (CCT). The Church of the Brethren was represented by general secretary Stan Noffsinger, Annual Conference moderator Bob Krouse and moderator-elect Nancy Heishman, and Brethren Press publisher Wendy McFadden.
Church of the Brethren joins in religious coalition working to end gun violence
(January 18, 2013)
The Church of the Brethren has been collaborating with a coalition of over 40 religious groups as a part of Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence, alliance of religious groups that bases its work in the belief that, “Gun violence is taking an unacceptable toll on our society, in mass killings and in the constant day-to-day of senseless death. While we continue to pray for the families and friends of those who have perished, we must also support our prayers with action” (www.faithsagainstgunviolence.org ).