New unit of BVS volunteers begins service




Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) unit 296
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Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) Unit 296 was the Winter 2012 orientation Unit for BVS, completing training from Jan. 29-Feb. 17 in Gotha, Fla.

The Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) Winter Orientation Unit 296 completed training from Jan. 29-Feb. 17 in Gotha, Fla. Following are the volunteers, their congregations or hometowns, and placement sites:

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Willi Berscheminski of Schifferstadt, Germany, will work at the Meeting Ground in Elkton, Md.

Sarah Marie Dotter of Wyomissing (Pa.) Church of the Brethren is working with Cincinnati (Ohio) Church of the Brethren.

Bryan Eby of Trinity Fellowship Church of the Brethren in Waynesboro, Pa., is going to Hope House in Quinter, Kan.

MaryBeth Fisher of Hempfield Church of the Brethren in Manheim, Pa., will work at Highland Park Elementary in Roanoke, Va.

Damon Fugate of West Milton (Ohio) Church of the Brethren is serving with the Palms in Sebring, Fla.

Amanda Glover of Mountainview Church of the Brethren in McGaheysville, Va., is going to SnowCap in Portland, Ore.

Alex Harney of Creekside Church of the Brethren in Elkhart, Ind., will be at ABODE Services in Fremont, Calif. Also going to ABODE are Sophia Mangold of Muenstertal, Germany, and Natalie Pence of Mountainview Church of the Brethren.

Max Knoll of Meiningen, Germany, will serve with Su Casa Catholic Worker in Chicago, Ill.

Marc Kratzer of Nuremburg, Germany, is to serve with Talbert House in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Laban Wenger of Stone Church Church of the Brethren in Huntingdon, Pa., is going to CooperRiis in Mill Spring, N.C.

Melissa Wilson of Copper Hill (Va.) Church of the Brethren is working with Brethren Disaster Ministries at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md.

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