Newsline Digest

The Newsline Digest now appears in each issue of Messenger and highlights the work of the Church of the Brethren. Congregations and districts are encouraged to make copies for distribution.

  • Newsline Digest November 2018

    BDM hurricane response, BVS units, 2019 workcamp theme,personnel notes

  • Newsline Digest October 2018

    Brethren World Assembly, Compelling Vision process proceeds, Global Food Initiative and Emergency Disaster Fund grants, and more

  • Newsline Digest September 2018

    Children's Disaster Ministries on the border, ministry interns, Pope's visit to the World Council of Churches, personnel notes, and new Brethren Press books

  • 2018 Annual Conference Wrap Up

    Compelling Vision, election results, vision for global church, papers on ecumenism and creation care, numbers, and more

  • Newsline Digest July/August 2018

    Bethany Seminary graduates, "New and Renew" conference, Biblical Authority Conversations, and personnel notes

  • Newsline Digest June 2018

    "Compelling vision" road map, personnel notes, NYC speech contest winners, change in AC 2019 location, and more

  • Newsline Digest May 2018

    Mission & Ministry Board grants and statement on gun violence, personnel notes, letter on the Middle East

  • Newsline Digest April 2018

    Compelling vision process, Annual Conference ballot, and personnel notes

  • Newsline Digest March 2018

    New churches in Europe, Emergency Disaster Fund & Global Food Initiative grants, BVS volunteer information, and story Bible gifts

  • Newsline Digest Jan/Feb 2018

    EYN update, Palestine meeting, work in Puerto Rico, personnel notes

  • Newsline Digest December 2017

    Global church vision, disaster relief in Puerto Rico, church rebuilding in Nigeria, and personnel notes.

  • Newsline Digest November 2017

    Children's Disaster Services team in Las Vegas, Puerto Rico response, news from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Venezuela, Leadership Team Statement, and more.

  • Newsline Digest October 2017

    Hurricane response, Chibok girls' baptism, preachers named for 2018 Annual Conference, and personnel notes

  • Newsline Digest September 2017

    2018 budget, raising awareness of the situation in Nigeria, Brethren Disaster Ministry grants, Children's Disaster Service projects, and personnel notes.