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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 »


Newsline for August 24, 2018 (August 25, 2018)

NEWS 1) Sixth Brethren World Assembly examines ‘Crosscurrents’ of Brethren movement 2) Emergency Disaster Fund grants aid children in border region, Middle East 3) District conversations begin as part of Compelling Vision process 4) Foods Resource Bank announces new name, leadership 5) Elizabethtown requests Atlantic Northeast District withdraw “Same-Gender Marriage” proposal REFLECTIONS 6) Returning to a wounded but healing Nigeria 7) Brethren bits Read more »


Sixth Brethren World Assembly examines ‘Crosscurrents’ of Brethren movement (August 24, 2018)

The Sixth Brethren World Assembly happened Aug. 9-12 at Winona Lake (Ind.) Grace Brethren Church. It was sponsored by the Brethren Encyclopedia Foundation with the theme “Brethren Intersections: History, Identity, Crosscurrents.” The event, held every five years, gathers Brethren from various denominations tracing back to the original 1708 group in Germany. Read more »


Reflection: Returning to a wounded but healing Nigeria (August 24, 2018)

Kucheli Shankster Beecham reflects on a recent visit to camps for Internally Displaced Persons in Nigeria Read more »


District conversations begin as part of Compelling Vision process (August 24, 2018)

Shaped by the conversations that took place at Annual Conference, the Compelling Vision Process Team has designed a two-hour event to engage members in deeper conversation around God’s call for us as a church. Read more »


Brethren bits for Aug. 24, 2018 (August 24, 2018)

In this issue: Remembering Sue Cushen Snyder, job openings, Dunker Church, district events, Brethren college news, anniversaries, immigration statement, safe church grants, and more. Read more »


Foods Resource Bank announces new name, leadership (August 24, 2018)

FRB announced that a new name, Growing Hope Worldwide, will go into effect Oct. 1. The new name emphasizes the organization's goal to “plant seeds of hope for generations to come.” Max Finberg will be the new president/CEO. Read more »


Elizabethtown requests Atlantic Northeast District withdraw "Same-Gender Marriage" proposal  (August 23, 2018)

The Elizabethtown (Pa.) Church of the Brethren board has responded to the passage of “Policy on Same-Gender Marriage” by the Atlantic Northeast District board, “respectfully requesting” the board to withdraw the item from consideration at this year’s district conference. Read more »


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