The work in Venezuela originated from the mission efforts of the Dominican Brethren, led by Ariel Rosario Abreu, pastor of Los Guaricanos Church of the Brethren in Santo Domingo. Meetings in March and November 2017 focused on moving the nascent movement toward legal registration, leadership selection, and administrative design.
Venezuela is a promising country for a Brethren presence. Many interested in the movement come from independent charismatic and evangelical backgrounds and are hungry for a more holistic understanding of the gospel, inspired by Anabaptist-Pietist theology. In addition, since Venezuela’s economy is a shambles, the movement is inspired by the Brethren to be engaged in churches that reach out to suffering neighbors with whatever support they can provide.
International perspectives – Venezuela: Prayer requests for peace
“Receive from me and from the Church of the Brethren in Venezuela’s National Board, a fraternal hug and a word of blessing in the name of our Lord,” wrote Robert Anzoátegui, president of Iglesia de los Hermanos Venezuela. “In the current moments we need to recognize that God is the one who can bring on-time
Historic Peace Churches to Hold Latin America Conference
“Hunger for Peace: Faces, Paths, Cultures” is the theme of a conference of the Historic Peace Churches in Latin America, to held in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic, from Nov. 28-Dec. 2. This is the fifth of a series of conferences that have taken place in Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America as a part
Newsline for October 7, 2010
“All who believed were together and had all things in common” (Acts 2:44). NEWS 1) Summer workcamps explore passion, practices of early church. 2) Disaster ministry opens new Tennessee project, announces grants. PERSONNEL 3) Heishmans announce decision to leave Dominican Republic mission. 4) Fahrney-Keedy names Keith R. Bryan as president. 5) On Earth Peace announces