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Newsline is an e-mail and online news service offered by the Church of the Brethren through its News Services department. Newsline’s purpose is to provide current news about or related to the Church of the Brethren denomination, congregations, districts, individual members, the Annual Conference, the Annual Conference-related agencies, and other organizations and groups that have a connection with the Church of the Brethren. Newsline articles may be of a variety of types including news stories, announcements of events, personnel notices and job openings, announcements of resources, and feature articles that refer to or reflect on a Church of the Brethren news event or current issue of importance to the Church of the Brethren.

Who creates Newsline?

Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford serves as the Church of the Brethren's news director. Contact Cheryl to submit news items and photographs to Newsline.

Many other church staff, writers, organizations, and news services regularly contribute to Newsline content:

  • Doris Abdullah, United Nations representative for the Church of the Brethren
  • Brethren Historical Library and Archives
  • Christian Peacemaker Teams
  • Children’s Disaster Services
  • Church of the Brethren camps and outdoor ministry centers
  • Church of the Brethren Districts
  • Church of the Brethren-related retirement communities
  • News and media relations staff of the Church of the Brethren-related colleges
  • Chris Douglas, Annual Conference Office, Church of the Brethren
  • The Congregational Life Ministries staff for the Church of the Brethren, including Stan Dueck, Joshua Brockway, Debbie Eisenbise, & Becky Ullom Naugle
  • Ecumenical News International
  • Global Mission and Service office of the Church of the Brethren, including Jay Wittmeyer
  • Human Resources office and Ministry Office, the Church of the Brethren
  • Ed Groff, Brethren Voices community television producer
  • Nathan Hosler, Office of Public Witness, Church of the Brethren
  • Wendy McFadden, Publisher of Brethren Press
  • Grace Mishler, Vietnam Program Volunteer, Global Mission and Service
  • David Steele, Church of the Brethren General Secretary
  • David Radcliff, New Community Project
  • Robert and Linda Shank, Program Volunteers, Global Mission and Service
  • Brethren Benefit Trust communications staff
  • Brethren Volunteer Service staff
  • Jenny Williams, Bethany Theological Seminary
  • World Council of Churches
  • David Young, Springs of Living Water
  • Brethren Disaster Ministries and Children's Disaster Services staff and volunteers
  • Nigeria Crisis Response Coordinator Roxanne Hill