2012 news and Newsline editions
‘Brethren Voices’ is now broadcast across the country(December 12, 2012)
What was meant to be a local community television program informing others about the Church of the Brethren has now taken on a much wider scope. In its 8th year of production, “Brethren Voices,” the community television program of Portland (Ore.) Peace Church of the Brethren, is being broadcast in communities on the East Coast and West Coast and places in between.
Mission office sends new program volunteers to South Sudan, Nigeria(December 12, 2012)
A new volunteer has begun serving in South Sudan on behalf of the Church of the Brethren, and two new staff soon will arrive in Nigeria. The three are program volunteers for the denomination’s Global Mission and Service office, and will work as seconded staff for Sudanese and Nigerian organizations respectively.
Workcamp office highlights ‘We Are Able’ event(December 12, 2012)
The Church of the Brethren’s Workcamp Office is highlighting a special workcamp to take place next summer: the “We Are Able” workcamp for intellectually and physically disabled young adults.
Springs of Living Water Academy in Church Renewal launches in 2013(December 12, 2012)
The Springs of Living Water initiative for church renewal is announcing a new academy for pastors and church leaders, which will offer courses with formal learning objectives that participants will localize in their own settings.
Pacific Northwest District announces its new name(December 11, 2012)
The former Oregon and Washington District is changing its name to Pacific Northwest District. “Our District Conference in September affirmed this change,” reports district executive minister J. Colleen Michael.
2012 photo albums