Brethren Volunteer Service Unit 305 Completes Orientation, Begins Service

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Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) Unit 305: (front, from left) Elizabeth Batten, Janina Bungarten, Annika Nuss, Alice Kegley, Sarah Seibert, Estella Amador; (back, from left) Bryan Bohrer, Lee Walters, Lukas Hilger, Adom Wieneke, Lars Mundin, Melina Willems.

The summer unit of Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) completed orientation on Aug. 8 at Camp Mardela on the eastern shore of Maryland. The group of 12 volunteers is the 305th unit of BVS. Following are the names of the volunteers, their home congregations or home towns, and project placements:

Estella Amador of Pomona, Calif., is serving with the Brethren Nutrition Program in Washington, D.C.

Bryan Bohrer of Crest Manor Church of the Brethren in South Bend, Ind., is posted at Arche Community in Ravensburg, Germany

Janina Bungarten of Koblenz, Germany, and Adom Wieneke of Unna-Hemmerde, Germany, are working for Abode Services in Fremont, Calif.

Elizabeth Batten of Menden, Mich., has gone to L’Arche Kilkenny, Ireland

Lukas Hilger of Neuwied, Germany, is serving with SnowCap in Portland, Ore.

Alice Kegley of Fort Defiance, Va., is going to Glebe House in Kilcief, Northern Ireland

Lars Mundin of Emmelshausen, Germany, serves at the Interfaith Hospitality Network, Cincinnati, Ohio

Annika Nuss of Tiengen, Germany, has been sent to Project PLASE in Baltimore, Md.

Sarah Seibert of Ipswich, Mass., is working at Highland Park Elementary School, Roanoke, Va.

Lee Walters of Chama, N.M., is going to L’Arche Dublin, Ireland

Melina Willems of Tuebingen, Germany, has gone to work for the Sisters of the Road in Portland, Ore.

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