General Board to Receive Properties Report at March Meeting

The Church of the Brethren General Board will receive the report of the Stewardship of Properties Committee at meetings March 9-13 at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md. The committee was formed by the board to study use of the General Board’s properties in New Windsor and Elgin, Ill.

Also on the agenda for the meeting are a proposal for expanding workcamps offered by the board, a grant request for a Historic Peace Church meeting in Asia, a proposal for continuing Mission Alive gatherings, updates on a variety of board projects, and financial reports, among other business.

The properties report will be presented to the board tomorrow, Saturday, March 11, with discussion continuing on Sunday, March 12. The report document will be posted on this page at approximately 11 a.m. central time (12 noon eastern time) tomorrow.

A press release about the Stewardship of Properties discussion will be posted on this page shortly after the item of business has been completed, and will be e-mailed to Newsline subscribers at that time as well. The release may appear as early as Sunday late afternoon, March 12, or later depending on the progress of business at the meeting.

A report of the full General Board meeting will appear in the next regularly scheduled issue of Newsline, on Wednesday, March 15.


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