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

See a list of some of our ministries. We have about 99,000 members in almost 900 congregations across the United States and Puerto Rico, 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 our 300th anniversary in 2008.

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Pentecost Offering

“When the day of Pentecost had come,
they were all together in one place.”
~Acts 2:1

Gathering in community

Suggested date: June 5, 2022

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Dementia and Congregational Care

Free one-hour webinar

Thursday, June 16, 2022
12:00 pm Central

This webinar will help you understand the basics of dementia and learn how to reach out, including communication tips and practical ways to stay connected.

0.1 CEU

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I am because we are (NYAC logo)

National Young Adult Conference

May 27-30, 2022

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Messenger Magazine
  • Trees with Spanish moss hanging over a path

    Kumbaya

    In a world suffering from the evil of war, a fervent prayer sung by African Americans a century ago is always welcome.

  • Word "Change" with angry eye and face in the background

    The challenge of change

    "People resist change, and can become angry and hostile when faced with the need for it.” -- Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

  • Playlist: May 2022

    Listen to a playlist curated by Jeff Lennard, inspired by the May 2022 issue of Messenger.