Brethren Service Center

The Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md., has been helping people in need for over sixty-five years.

Owned and operated by the Church of the Brethren, it houses organizations that work in areas of relief and development, disaster response, social justice, peace education and hospitality, including

Contact us

Brethren Service Center
601 Main Street, P.O. Box 188
New Windsor, MD 21776-0188
800-366-5896
410-635-8710

Brethren Service Center News

  • Material Resources staff ship canned meat from Pennsylvania project

    In April there is a meat canning project that brings volunteers together in Pennsylvania. The Church of the Brethren receives part of the finished product. Our Material Resources staff recently shipped three pallets, or nearly 7,000 pounds of the canned meat, to California, destined for Mexico.

  • Brethren Faith in Action Fund issues seven grants in first months of 2024

    The Brethren Faith in Action Fund (BFIA) has aided seven congregations with grants in these first weeks of the year. The fund provides grants using money generated by the sale of the upper campus of the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md.

  • Mission and Ministry Board makes decision to close Material Resources program

    The Mission and Ministry Board has decided to close the Church of the Brethren’s Material Resources program based at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md. The decision made on Oct. 21, during the board’s fall 2023 meetings, is to wind down the program over a period of up to 30 months. Brethren Disaster Ministries and Children’s Disaster Services are not affected.

  • Latest BFIA grants aid six congregations

    The Brethren Faith in Action Fund (BFIA) has aided six congregations with its latest round of grants. The fund provides grants using money generated by the sale of the upper campus of the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md.