In recent months, two units of Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) have been placed at project sites across the United States and in a variety of international settings. The units are listed below by volunteer names and project placements.
BVS/BRF Unit 314:
The Brethren Revival Fellowship (BRF) volunteers serve at The Root Cellar in Lewiston, Maine: Joshua Diffenderfer, Walter and Peggy Heisey, Tim and Emily Rogers.
BVS Unit 315:
Marie Maurice is serving at The Palms in Sebring, Fla.
Matilde Sousa Vilela Thomas is placed at Horton’s Kids in Washington, D.C.
Jon Bennett is working at Camp Courageous in Monticello, Iowa
Esther Miller is at El Centro Arte para la Paz, Suchitoto, El Salvador
Lauren Sauder serves at the Capital Area Food Bank, Washington, D.C.
Carina Nagy is working for ABODE, Fremont, Calif.
Shelley Weachter is an assistant coordinator for the Church of the Brethren Workcamp Ministry
Friedrich Stoeckmann is at SnowCap Food Pantry, Portland, Ore.
Nina Schedler serves with Rural and Migrant Ministries, Liberty, N.Y.
Matias Mancebo works for Su Casa Catholic Worker, Chicago, Ill.
Leon Schulze is working with Habitat for Humanity, Lancaster, Pa.
Sebastian Cailloud is at Cooper Riis, Asheville, N.C.
Find out more about Brethren Volunteer Service at www.brethren.org/bvs .