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Children’s Disaster Services continues Camp Fire response (November 30, 2018)

Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) continues to aid children and families affected by the Camp Fire that destroyed the town of Paradise in northern California. Two new CDS teams are being deployed this week. Read more »

Brethren bits for November 30, 2018 (November 30, 2018)

In this issue: Compelling Vision conversations, nominations sought for 2019 ballot, disaster volunteer needed in Puerto Rico, CCS registration opens soon, Global Mission prayer request, Bethany podcasts, chuch anniversaries, and more news by, for, and about Brethren. Read more »

Yearbook Office announces changes for collecting congregational information (November 30, 2018)

Changes are forthcoming in the way directory and statistical data will be collected. No Form B will be mailed this fall but instead will be combined into a later mailing. Read more »

Paradise Church of the Brethren lost in fire (November 30, 2018)

The Camp Fire in Butte County in northern California overran the town of Paradise and other smaller communities on Thursday, Nov. 8. Lost in the fire were all of the buildings on the property of Paradise Church of the Brethren, which includes the main church facility and sanctuary, the parsonage, a youth building, and two rental cottages. Read more »

Children’s Disaster Services offers volunteer training workshops in early 2019 (November 30, 2018)

A series of volunteer training workshops will be offered by Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) in early 2019 Read more »

Conference examines Native American boarding school history (November 16, 2018)

The National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition on Oct. 2-3 held their first-ever boarding school healing conference, called “The Spirit Survives: A National Movement Toward Healing.” Read more »

Newsline for November 16, 2018 (November 16, 2018)

NEWS 1) Fire likely destroys Paradise (Calif.) congregation 2) SVMC celebrates its silver anniversary 3) Haiti Medical Project makes progress on pure water program 4) Conference examines Native American boarding school history PERSONNEL 5) Office of Ministry seeks program manager for new initiative UPCOMING EVENTS 6) Workcamp Office announces 2019 summer schedule 7) NOAC planning committee unveils 2019 logo RESOURCES 8) Brethren Academy offers “Christianity in the Early-Modern and Modern Worlds” 9) Brethren bits Read more »

Workcamp Office announces 2019 summer schedule (November 16, 2018)

The Church of the Brethren Workcamp Office has released dates and locations for the 2019 workcamp schedule. A total of 18 different workcamps will be offered for junior high, senior high, young adult, and “We Are Able” participants. Read more »

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