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

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Brethren Service Center
601 Main Street, P.O. Box 188
New Windsor, MD 21776-0188

Brethren Service Center News

  • Shipment from Brethren Service Center sends relief to Ukraine

    “This shipment has been in the works for quite a while but FINALLY is on its way,” reported Loretta Wolf, director of Material Resources for the Church of the Brethren.

  • Material Resources program sends relief shipments to South Sudan, Haiti, Guatemala

    The Church of the Brethren’s Material Resources program--which processes, warehouses, and ships relief materials on behalf of a number of partner organizations--recently made shipments to South Sudan, Haiti, and Guatemala. Warehouses are located at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md.

  • Material Resources has a banner week

    Monday of this week was the busiest day at the Material Resources warehouse in years. Staff unloaded 1 trailer from Ohio, 4 trailers from Wisconsin, 1 trailer from Pennsylvania, 3 U-Haul trucks from Pennsylvania, and quite a few cars, pickup trucks, and a church bus filled with donations for Lutheran World Relief.

  • Brethren Faith in Action grants help congregations welcome asylees, respond to pandemic challenges

    The Brethren Faith in Action Fund (BFIA) has distributed three new grants in recent weeks. The fund gives grants to Church of the Brethren congregations and camps in the United States and Puerto Rico, using money generated by the sale of the upper campus of the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md. Find out more and download application forms at