Daily News: May 15, 2007

(May 15, 2007) — The New Windsor (Md.) Conference Center hosted the nine members of Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) Older Adult Unit 274 for an orientation from April 23-May 4.

During the orientation, volunteers had several days to serve the community including a workday at the Brethren Service Center working at A Greater Gift/SERRV, and an opportunity to work with the Brethren Nutrition Program in Washington, D.C.

The volunteers, their home congregations or home towns, and placements follow:

  • Marilou Booth of Pasadena (Calif.) Church of the Brethren
  • MaryAnn Davis of Live Oak (Calif.) Church of the Brethren
  • David and Maria Huber of Yellow Creek (Ind.) Church of the Brethren will work at the New Windsor (Md.) Conference Center
  • Barbara and Ron Siney of West Charleston (Ohio) Church of the Brethren will be placed at Alderson (W.Va.) Hospitality House
  • Kent and Sarah Switzer of Cedar Lake (Ind.) Church of the Brethren will go to the World Friendship Center in Hiroshima, Japan
  • Steve VanZandt of Washington, D.C., will be placed with Cooperiis in Mill Spring, N.C.

For more information about BVS call the office at 800-323-8039 or visit http://www.brethrenvolunteerservice.org/.


The Church of the Brethren Newsline is produced by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford, director of news services for the Church of the Brethren General Board. Hannah Kliewer provided this report. Newsline stories may be reprinted if Newsline is cited as the source. To receive Newsline by e-mail go to http://listserver.emountain.net/mailman/listinfo/newsline. Submit news to the editor at cobnews@brethren.org. For more Church of the Brethren news and features, subscribe to “Messenger” magazine; call 800-323-8039 ext. 247.


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