Iglesia de los Hermanos — Una Luz En Las Naciones (Church of the Brethren — a Light to the Nations) currently has six congregations throughout Spain and on the Canary Island of Lanzarote. At the denomination’s third annual assembly in September 2015, they will vote to accept two new fellowship groups in Madrid. Outreach efforts include community gardens and work with youth and those addicted to drugs and alcohol. A US-based advisory council consults with Spanish Brethren leaders on church organization, leadership development, and theological training opportunities.
Deep dive: Finding God’s Spirit moving among the nations
(July 22, 2018)
Sisters Julia and Marina Moneta Facini travelled from São Paulo, Brazil, to attend National Youth Conference. They were two of six international participants who were able to get visas to attend the conference through the Church of the Brethren Global Mission and Service.
Global Food Initiative issues grants for community gardens, agriculture initiatives
(April 20, 2018)
The Global Food Initiative of the Church of the Brethren has given a number of grants in the first few months of 2018 to support community gardening efforts, agriculture initiatives, and other work to support food security in a variety of areas across the globe. Grants have been given to projects in the United States, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Spain. For more information go to www.brethren.org/gfi .
GFI grants support gardens and gardeners, aquaponics, feeding program
(January 26, 2018)
The Global Food Initiative (GFI) of the Church of the Brethren has made several grants in recent months. The grants support a Going to the Garden retreat, an aquaponics system in Haiti, two community gardens in Spain, and a feeding ministry in Mexico.
Brethren from Dominican Republic and Spain start house churches in Europe
(January 26, 2018)
In the 1990s, a wave of Dominicans began leaving their home country to look for a better life in Spain. Members of Iglesia de los Hermanos (the Church of the Brethren in the Dominican Republic) were among them. In time they established the Church of the Brethren in Spain and continue to plant new fellowships across the country.
Annual Conference recognizes the new Church of the Brethren in Spain
(July 3, 2013)
Recognition of the Church of the Brethren movement taking hold in Spain was given with enthusiasm by the delegate body.