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 September 2019

    Standing Committee review process, Children's Disaster Services fall training, 2020 budget parameter, and personnel notes

  • 2019 Annual Conference Wrap Up

    Summary of news on Annual Conference 2019 in Greensboro, North Carolina

  • Newsline Digest July/August 2019

    Ministerial ethics workbook, Christian Citizenship Seminar, Heifer's 75th anniversary, congregational withdrawal process, and more

  • Newsline Digest June 2019

    Africa cyclone relief, Selective Service agreement, On Earth Peace update, new Bethany degree, and personnel notes

  • Newsline Digest May 2019

    Land for sale, board update, disaster response, personnel notes and more

  • Newsline Digest April 2019

    Drone strike opposition, Global Food Initiative Ecuador visit, Annual Conference ballot, Dikaios trip, and personnel notes

  • Newsline Digest March 2019

    BBT and tax changes, theology and science at Bethany Theological Seminary, Global Food Initiative and Brethren Faith in Action grants

  • Newsline Digest Jan/Feb 2019

    Paradise fire, workcamp schedule, NOAC logo, Susquehanna Valley Ministry Center anniversary, yearbook update

  • Newsline Digest December 2018

    Mission and Ministry Board meeting, disaster response, district same-sex marriage policies, personnel notes, and more

  • 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