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 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.

  • 2017 Annual Conference Wrap Up

    Elections, appointments, recommendations, actions, numbers and more

  • Newsline Digest July/August 2017

    Nigeria Crisis Response update, recent grants, Christian Citizenship Seminar report, and personnel notes

  • Newsline Digest June 2017

    Chibok girls' update, church planting grant, Brethren Service Center upper campus sale, and personnel notes

  • Newsline Digest May 2017

    New areas for global mission, allocations for Nigeria Crisis Response, Haiti Medical Project update, National Youth Conference 2018 theme, and personnel notes

  • 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