2012 news and Newsline editions
Fund makes grants to start new Brethren disaster project, aid Congolese refugees(December 11, 2012)
Grants from the Emergency Disaster Fund (EDF) have been given to start a Brethren Disaster Ministries rebuilding site in southeastern Indiana, and to help a church group aid Congolese refugees fleeing violence.
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.
Nigerian Brethren development center graduates 167 women(December 11, 2012)
The Women Development Center of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN--the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) has graduated 167 women at its 11th graduation ceremony.
Gunmen attack EYN church, kill pastor and 10 church members(December 3, 2012)
Leaders of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN--the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) are reaching out to American Brethren for prayer and Christian support following an attack by gunmen who killed an EYN pastor and 10 church members. “We would like you to continue to pray for the church of God in Nigeria,” said an e-mail from EYN
New Covenant church extends the Lord’s table(November 29, 2012)
When the small New Covenant Church of the Brethren in Gotha, Fla., gathers to observe the Love Feast, its numbers are increased and the fellowship enriched by the inclusion of members of the Chain of Love congregation. Both congregations meet in the chapel at Camp Ithiel.
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