Our congregations

The Church of the Brethren Yearbook offers extensive information about the denomination and congregations.

Map of congregations -“Find a church”

To see a list of all congregations in alphabetical order, click on the box with an arrow at the top left of the map, next to “Church of the Brethren Congregations”. Then click the small arrow under the red check box. You can then search by name using the search (“Find”) function of your browser. This is often found by clicking the three dots or lines at the very top right of the browser.

If you need assistance finding a congregation, please contact us at cobweb@brethren.org.

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Jesus in the neighborhood: updates from congregations

  • Mt Zion Church of the Brethren grows
    Attendance at Mount Zion-Linville has nearly tripled. Church of the Brethren pastor Jonathan Prater attributes the growth to “keeping it simple and just talking about Jesus.”
  • La Verne investigates housing history
    La Verne Church of the Brethren offered an event exploring local housing history through displays and historical documents, inspired by a talk given by Drew G.I. Hart about his book “Who Will Be a Witness?”
  • Canton adds Little Library
    The Canton Church of the Brethren doubled its community outreach by establishing a Little Library next to a blessing box. Members dedicated themselves to filling the library with thoughtful and inspiring materials and prayed for “the good of all who make use of its contents.”
  • Haxtun sews good works
    Haxtun Church of the Brethren’s “Sew Blessed” group meets each week to sew items for children and older adults both locally and internationally. The group recycles donated items, from T-shirts to pillowcases, to make new clothing and other items.
  • Arbor Hill offers “grace with presence”
    After dozens of meetings and discussions with other churches and community agencies about the area’s homeless population, members of Arbor Hill offered a simple proposition: There are people who are homeless, and we have a fellowship hall. How can we make this work?
  • Highland Avenue adds native plants
    Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren has a Green Team, which recently began a project to add native plants around the church building.
  • 2023 Brethren Faith in Action Fund announces grants
    The Brethren Faith in Action Fund (BFIA) has aided six congregations with its latest round of grants.
  • Oakton connects with Tibetan families
    When Oakton Church of the Brethren began a free tutoring program called Oakton Partners in Learning, some of the first families to connect were of Tibetan heritage. The connection strengthened when the program adapted to virtual tutoring during seasons of online learning.

More stories from congregations

Messenger “Small churches, big hearts” series

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Stories from the Cities series

Jennifer Hosler researched and wrote articles for the “Stories from the Cities” project of Discipleship Ministries (then Congregational Life Ministries). The goal of the project was to help urban congregations share their unique stories with the denomination, in order to increase awareness of Church of the Brethren urban churches, foster increased interest in urban ministries, and help others learn from the unique contexts that city churches face.
Go to the stories (Messenger site).