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.
“This report of the ministries of 2021 is filled with details that, like the previous year, are characterized by twists and turns that couldn’t always be seen ahead of time. But what is sure is the steadfastness of our convictions and the faithfulness of God, who walks with us.”—from the written report
“A voice was heard in Ramah, wailing and loud lamentation, Rachel weeping for her children; she refused to be consoled, because they are no more”
“We have fallen short of discipleship in the way of Jesus, lost sight of Christ’s reconciling work, grown weary in doing good, become numb to shootings, and tolerant of widespread violence in our nation. We call ourselves into greater and more energetic care for all people…”
—Mission and Ministry Board statement, 2018
Has God called you to a new job, to a new place to live, or to volunteer leadership in your local congregation?
Music selected by Michael Brewer-Berres, inspired by the October issue of Messenger.
God, who sees people in a different light than we do, may act in direct opposition to our assumptions.
With whom do you share your road?
Music from National Youth Conference 2022, selected by Erika Clary. NYC is featured in the September 2022 issue of Messenger.