News Archives September, 2018


Newsline for Sept. 21, 2018 (September 22, 2018)

NEWS 1) Brethren Disaster Ministries begins Hurricane Florence response 2) Brethren Volunteer Service units 319, 320 hold orientation 3) Church of the Brethren workcamps announce 2019 theme 4) Camp Swatara celebrates 75 years of ministry PERSONNEL 5) Church of the Brethren seeks director of Brethren Volunteer Service RESOURCES 6) Online mutual support proposed for young women in ministry 7) Fall “Ventures” courses to focus on trauma informed care 8) Brethren bits Read more »


Brethren Disaster Ministries begins Hurricane Florence response (September 21, 2018)

Brethren Disaster Ministries (BDM) and its associated programs have monitored Hurricane Florence’s advance toward the United States and begun response efforts following the hurricane’s landfall on the North Carolina coast. Read more »


Online mutual support proposed for young women in ministry (September 21, 2018)

On behalf of the Church of the Brethren Office of Ministry, Amy Ritchie—a spiritual director and former Bethany Theological Seminary staff—has extended an invitation to women in ministry, ages 25-40, for a monthly virtual gathering. Read more »


Church of the Brethren workcamps announce 2019 theme (September 21, 2018)

Inspired by 2 Peter 1:5-8 (The Message), the theme for the 2019 Church of the Brethren workcamp season is “Grow.” This theme focuses on complementing basic faith with qualities that encourage steady and active growth. Read more »


Brethren Bits for Sept. 21, 2018 (September 21, 2018)

In this issue: Personnel notes, book signing, Peace Day, Election Day, webinar, anniversaries, district news, college news, and more news for, by, and about Brethren. Read more »


Church of the Brethren seeks director of Brethren Volunteer Service (September 21, 2018)

The Church of the Brethren is seeking an individual to fill the full-time salaried position of director of Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS). Read more »


Fall “Ventures” courses to focus on trauma informed care (September 21, 2018)

October and November course offerings from the “Ventures in Christian Discipleship” program at McPherson (Kan.) College will be a series on trauma informed care. Read more »


Brethren Volunteer Service units 319, 320 hold orientation (September 19, 2018)

Two Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) units held orientation over the summer and have begun their service at project locations across the country and around the world. Read more »


Camp Swatara celebrates 75 years of ministry (September 14, 2018)

Camp Swatara celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2018 with a full year of special events and programs on the theme “Tell the Story: 75 Years at the Base of Blue Mountain.” Read more »


Newsline for September 7, 2018 (September 8, 2018)

NEWS 1) Samuel Dali joins Bethany seminary community 2) Atlantic Northeast District issues response to Elizabethtown church PERSONNEL 3) Camp Harmony seeks executive director RESOURCES 4) Brethren Academy announces upcoming courses 5) Brethren bits Read more »


Samuel Dali joins Bethany seminary community (September 7, 2018)

Samuel Dante Dali of Nigeria is serving as current international scholar in residence at Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Ind. Read more »


Atlantic Northeast District issues response to Elizabethtown church request (September 7, 2018)

Atlantic Northeast District has issued a response to a letter from the Elizabethtown (Pa.) Church of the Brethren, as reported in the Aug. 24 Newsline Read more »


Brethren Bits for Sept. 7, 2018 (September 7, 2018)

In this issue: Corrections, Remembering Matthew Meyer and Laura Abernathy, anniversaries, Brethren college news, Election Day love feast, district conferences, and more news by, for, and about Brethren. Read more »