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 April 2017

    Letter to churches in "sanctuary" jurisdictions, Annual Conference business, nursing scholarship, Disaster Recovery Support Initiative, personnel notes and more

  • Newsline Digest March 2017

    Annual Conference 2017 ballot, refugee resettlement letter, National Junior High Conference, and Young Adult Conference

  • Newsline Digest Jan/Feb 2017

    Nigeria workcamp, Creation Care survey, Clergy Tax Seminar, and personnel notes

  • Newsline Digest December 2016

    2017 budget, hurricane relief, Emergency Disaster Fund grants, and more

  • Newsline Digest November 2016

    Workcamp 2017 update, Children's Disaster Services work in Baton Rouge, Church of the Brethren in Spain, BVS volunteers, and more

  • Newsline Digest October 2016

    Annual Conference preachers, Haiti Theological Training graduates, Nigeria Crisis Response news, personnel notes and more

  • Newsline Digest September 2016

    Letter from leadership, 2017 Annual Conference theme, intercultural award winner, Emergency Disaster Fund grants, Creation Care study committee, and personnel notes

  • 2016 Annual Conference Wrap Up

    Summary of 2016 Annual Conference in Greensboro, North Carolina

  • Newsline Digest Summer 2016

    New general secretary-elect, personnel notes, Bethany Theological Seminary graduates, information on new graduate certificates and Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership training options

  • Newsline Digest June 2016

    New leadership for Nigerian Brethren, child trauma training in Nigeria, rebuilding project in Detroit, and personnel notes

  • Newsline Digest May 2016

    Funds for Nigeria, Mission & Ministry Board news, new BVS unit, personnel news and more.

  • Newsline Digest April 2016

    Christian Churches Together convocation, Anabaptist Disabilities Network update

  • Newsline Digest March 2016

    New rebuilding program in West Virginia; interim General Secretary appointed; preachers named for this year's Annual Conference; aid for Syrian refugees and other relief projects.

  • Mission & Ministry January/February 2016

    Mission staff visit Nigeria, Global Food Crisis Fund gives grant for Haitian Brethren agriculture, Christian Citizenship Seminar 2016