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EYN disaster ministry assists displaced people at three camps in Maiduguri (September 23, 2019)

The Disaster Relief Ministry of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) has assisted about 1,200 internally displaced people (IDPs) from three camps in Maiduguri during a two-day intervention on Sept. 18-19. Maiduguri is the largest city in the far northeast of Nigeria, and the location of EYN’s largest congregation at EYN Maiduguri #1. Read more »


Lauren Seganos Cohen appointed to Mission and Ministry Board following Don Morrison resignation (September 14, 2019)

Lauren Seganos Cohen will fill the unexpired term of Don Morrison on the Mission and Ministry Board of the Church of the Brethren. Read more »


Brethren bits for Sept. 14, 2019 (September 14, 2019)

In this issue: Location and dates for 2022 Annual Conference, Church of the Brethren seeks applicants for CFO position, personnel notes, action alert calls Congress to rescind Migrant Protection Protocol, Intercultural Ministries’ Xenos Project, update on Nigeria Crisis Response, Chippewa Church of the Brethren celebrates 200 years, Season of Creation is celebrated by churches around the world from Sept. 1 to Oct. 4, and more news by, for, and about Brethren. Read more »


Newsline for Sept. 14, 2019 (September 14, 2019)

NOAC 2019 1) Online resources provide full coverage of National Older Adult Conference 2) NOAC by the numbers 3) Fundraising walk around Lake Junaluska benefits Twa education in Africa NEWS 4) Brethren Disaster Ministries issues update on Hurricane Dorian response 5) Emergency Disaster Fund grants go to hurricane relief in the Bahamas 6) Committee formed to challenge districts to help call people to the ministry 7) Youth Peace Travel Team changes are underway 8) Bethany Seminary commemorates 25 years in Richmond 9) Peace church seminaries form cross-registration partnership 10) Lauren Seganos Cohen appointed to Mission and Ministry Board following Don Morrison resignation 11) Brethren bits Read more »


Committee formed to challenge districts to help call people to the ministry (September 14, 2019)

A “Calling the Called” committee has been formed to carry out the work of challenging every Church of the Brethren district to hold an event for persons to discern a call of God to the set-apart ministry. Read more »


Youth Peace Travel Team changes are underway (September 12, 2019)

The following statement is an announcement about the Youth Peace Travel Team from the cooperating sponsors including the Church of the Brethren’s Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Office of Peacebuilding and Policy, On Earth Peace, Bethany Theological Seminary, and the Outdoor Ministries Association: Read more »


Brethren Disaster Ministries issues update on Hurricane Dorian response (September 12, 2019)

Children’s Disaster Services (CDS), a program of Brethren Disaster Ministries, stood ready to assist where needed once Hurricane Dorian made its impact on the US. Brethren Disaster Ministries monitored Dorian’s progress as it moved across the southern Atlantic Ocean. Read more »


Emergency Disaster Fund grants go to hurricane relief in the Bahamas (September 12, 2019)

Three organizations carrying out relief efforts in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian have received grants directed by Brethren Disaster Ministries from the Church of the Brethren’s Emergency Disaster Fund. The grants, each for $10,000, are going to the Church World Service (CWS) Development and Humanitarian Assistance Program, Feed the Children, and Mercy Chefs. Read more »


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