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Brethren Press offers Advent devotional, winter Guide for Biblical Studies, Yearbook on CD (November 12, 2014)

Brethren Press has a number of new resources available including “Awake: Devotions for Advent Through Epiphany,” “Church of the Brethren Yearbook: 2014 Directory, 2013 Statistics” in CD format, and the winter quarter of “A Guide for Biblical Studies” on the theme “Acts of Worship.” Purchase from Brethren Press at or order by calling 800-441-3712. Read more »

Global Food Crisis-funded project in Nigeria is lost along with EYN headquarters compound (November 12, 2014)

An agriculture project of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) which has received funding from the Global Food Crisis Fund (GFCF), has been lost in the overtaking of EYN headquarters by Boko Haram insurgents. Read more »

Office of Public Witness helps plan conference on drone warfare (November 12, 2014)

The Church of the Brethren Office of Public Witness is helping to plan an upcoming conference on drone warfare. The event is scheduled for Jan. 23-25 at Princeton (N.J.) Theological Seminary. “We want to reach out to see if any Brethren would be interested in attending and also let Brethren know that the conference is happening to raise awareness about the issue,” reported Bryan Hanger, advocacy assistant at the Office of Public Witness. Read more »

Brethren bits for Nov. 12, 2014 (November 12, 2014)

Retirement party honors Rex Miller, BDM interim staffing, jobs with the Church of the Brethren, EYN leader to speak at Young Center, W. Pennsylvania challenged to pray daily for Nigeria, Illinois/Wisconsin returns query, and more. Read more »

Newsline for Nov. 4, 2014 (November 4, 2014)

NEWS 1) ‘We need urgent help from the international community’ writes EYN president, Church of the Brethren calls for international attention to crisis in Nigeria 2) New Church Development Advisory Committee reorganizes 3) Polo Growing Project reaches market UPCOMING EVENTS 4) Youth and young adult ministries director leads evening webinar on ‘Grieving’ 5) International scholar to speak at Bethany Seminary 6) Musa Mambula of EYN to speak on Nigeria persecution at Chiques Church of the Brethren 7) Brethren bits Read more »

‘We need urgent help from the international community’ writes EYN president, Church of the Brethren calls for international attention to crisis in Nigeria (November 4, 2014)

EYN president Samuel Dante Dali is calling for urgent help from the international community for the people affected by violence in northeast Nigeria. In a letter he sent to the Church of the Brethren in the US this weekend, he also called for the Nigerian government to give serious attention to the suffering of the people. Read more »

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