Welcome to the Church of the Brethren

“Together, as the Church of the Brethren, we will passionately live and share the radical transformation and holistic peace of Jesus Christ through relationship-based neighborhood engagement. To move us forward, we will develop a culture of calling and equipping disciples who are innovative, adaptable, and fearless.” More on the Compelling Vision – Visión conjunta y motivadora – Vizyon Konvenkan

Use the menus above to explore our identity and ministries—or sign up to hear from us via email. We have around 800 congregations across the United States, with sister churches in many countries.

Based in the Anabaptist and Pietist faith traditions, the Church of the Brethren is a Historic Peace Church. We celebrated the 300th anniversary of the first baptism on this continent in 2023.

About us

People enthusiastically worshiping with words 'Pentecost Offering'

A breath of fresh air

“And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house.” ~ Acts 2:2

Suggested date: May 19, 2024

Learn more at www.brethren.org/pentecost

Welcome and Worthy - Romans 16:2 with image of heart

Annual Conference 2024
July 3–7
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Annual Conference provides an opportunity for the body of Christ known as the Church of the Brethren to come together to hear the voice of God as revealed by the Holy Spirit within and among us.

Monte Horeb church building in Tijuana, Mexico

Global Prayer Requests

Each month, the office of Global Mission shares prayer requests.
Sign up for global mission prayer updates here.