Welcome to the Church of the Brethren
We are a body of Christians committed to continuing the work of Jesus peacefully and simply, and to living out our faith in community. See a list of some of our ministries. We have about 99,000 members in nearly 1,000 congregations across the United States and Puerto Rico, with sister churches in Brazil, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, Haiti, India, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Sudan, Spain, and Venezuela.
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.
“When the Advocate comes . . . the Spirit of truth . . . will testify on my behalf. You also are to testify.”
The Pentecost Offering of the Church of the Brethren highlights our passion for calling and equipping fearless disciples and leaders, renewing and planting churches, and transforming communities.
Providing Mutual Support When People Experience Mental Illness
June 17 – CEU available
How can we walk with people who are experiencing a mental illness? Attend this “Mental Health 101” webinar with Janelle Bitikofer. Become more aware of the prevalence of mental illnesses in our congregations and communities, their causes and symptoms, and some keys to providing mutual support.
National Older Adult Conference 2021
“When we focus on our God of hope we can find joy and peace in our daily lives.”
Find daily themes, preachers, and additional information at www.brethren.org/noac
$100 per person, $150 for couples
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