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
Based in the Anabaptist and Pietist faith traditions, the Church of the Brethren is a Historic Peace Church. We celebrated our 300th anniversary in 2008.
NEW! Older adult service opportunity
(age 55 plus)
Feb 25–March 1
Camp Ithiel, Gotha, Florida
Save the dates!
Ecuador, Fundacion Brethren y Unida
Ages 18 and up
July 28–Aug. 3
Brethren Disaster Ministries trip
Ages 18 and up
Urge your members of Congress to support the Drone Reform Act
“As members of the Church of the Brethren with a long history of opposing war of any kind, we have consistently opposed the use of lethal force and encouraged measures to support the well-being and security of all people. We are troubled by the quickly expanding use of armed unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones. These drones are being used for surveillance and remote killing of people, as stated in our resolution against drone warfare in 2013…”
Maui Memorial. Photo by Anne Esperanzate
This summer CDS sent 8 Volunteers to Guam and 12 volunteers to Hawaii as a calm reassuring presence for children and families in Red Cross Family Assistance Centers serving about 1,000 children in August and September. Please continue to pray for the children and their families as the emotional and physical recovery continues in both locations.
How truly free we are in Christ!
The reaction to Jesus' preaching carried an undertone of suspicion: not just, "how does he?" but also, "how dare he?"
What do aqua aerobics and Annual Conference have in common?
Humanity wrestles with life-and-death decisions that should take our breath away
An End of Summer playlist created by Mission Advancement, perfect for a NOAC roadtrip!