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Ecumenical Stewardship Center offers helpful guide to implement online giving (March 28, 2020)

Congregational leaders often do not think of funding needs in the first quarter of the year. The budget preparations feel like they just finished, and we already did the annual giving appeal. Every congregational treasurer will remind us, however, that the expenses don't stop after the budget is passed, and neither can the income. Read more »

Brethren Disaster Ministries extends suspension of its rebuilding sites (March 28, 2020)

Brethren Disaster Ministries has announced an extended suspension of its rebuilding sites. This will temporarily move the reopening date of the Carolinas site to May 3 and the Puerto Rico site to April 25, extending the current suspension for two additional weeks. Read more »

EDF grant continues Nigeria Crisis Response funding (March 28, 2020)

The staff at Brethren Disaster Ministries have requested an additional allocation of $300,000 from the Emergency Disaster Fund (EDF) to cover remaining program expenses for the Nigeria Crisis Response program for 2020 and to carry the response through March 2021. Read more »

Brethren bits for March 28, 2020 (March 28, 2020)

Brethren bits for March 28, 2020 Read more »

Online book discussion is offered by Intercultural Ministries (March 28, 2020)

“Take a break. Connect in. Join us for a book read and discussion together,” said an invitation from Intercultural Ministries director LaDonna Nkosi to a new online book discussion. The event invites people to read the book “Everyday Ubuntu” by Mungi Ngomane and join in a discussion to take place online. Read more »

EDF grants respond to COVID-19 pandemic in Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo (March 28, 2020)

The staff at Brethren Disaster Ministries have directed grants from the Church of the Brethren’s Emergency Disaster Fund (EDF) to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in two countries in central Africa: Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Read more »

Ministry Office collects resources for love feast and Easter virtual worship services (March 27, 2020)

Following two webinars with Church of the Brethren pastors this week, the staff of the Ministry Office are collecting worship resources for use in virtual love feast and Easter services. Read more »

Church of the Brethren congregations offer online worship services (March 26, 2020)

Here is a listing of Church of the Brethren congregations that are offering online worship services during the time when COVID-19 is preventing the church from gathering in-person for worship. Read more »

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