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.
“When the day of Pentecost had come,
they were all together in one place.”
Gathering in community
Suggested date: June 5, 2022
July 10-14, 2022
Moderator David Sollenberger invites you to join him in prayer for Annual Conference on Pentecost Sunday, June 5th
“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”
“In the wake of repeated mass shootings and the proliferation of gun violence, we are called to remind and recommit ourselves to the work of peacemaking.”
—Mission and Ministry Board statement, 2018
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.
In a world suffering from the evil of war, a fervent prayer sung by African Americans a century ago is always welcome.
Messenger won five awards in the 2021 Associated Church Press "Best of the Church Press" competition.
Empires come and go with regularity. Are there common traits that seem to lead to downfall?
"People resist change, and can become angry and hostile when faced with the need for it.” -- Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
Listen to a playlist curated by Jeff Lennard, inspired by the May 2022 issue of Messenger.