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.
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.
Advent reflection: 75th anniversary of the disappearance of China missionaries(December 12, 2012)
On Dec. 2, 1937, Minneva Neher was serving as a Church of the Brethren missionary in China, along with Alva and Mary Harsh. That day, 75 years ago, she and the Harshes were called to come outside the compound to provide assistance for someone in need. They were never heard from again.
Brethren Disaster Ministries celebrates with Pulaski(December 11, 2012)
Brethren Disaster Ministries started its Pulaski, Va., project site in August last year. Since then, several hundred volunteers have helped rebuild what two tornadoes tore down.
2012 photo albums