MSS interns to serve at congregations, camps, Office of Public Witness

Church of the Brethren Newsline
June 8, 2017

The Ministry Summer Service interns and mentors for 2017 (from left): Kaylie Penner and mentor Rachel Witkovsky; Laura Hay and mentor Chris Bowman; Brooks Eisenbise and mentor Marlys Hershberger; Cassie Imhoff and mentor Gieta Gresh; Nolan McBride and mentor Gene Hollenberg; and Monica McFadden and mentor Nate Hosler. Photo by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford.


Ministry Summer Service orientation began June 2, when the six interns to serve in MSS this summer arrived at the Church of the Brethren General Offices in Elgin, Ill. Their mentors arrived Monday, June 5, and the orientation ended Wednesday.

Brooks Eisenbise of Kalamazoo, Mich., will serve at Hollidaysburg (Pa.) Church of the Brethren with mentor Marlys Hershberger.

Laura Hay of Modesto, Calif., will serve at Manassas (Va.) Church of the Brethren with mentor Chris Bowman.

Cassie Imhoff of Sterling, Ohio, will serve at Camp Mardela near Denton, Md., with mentor Gieta Gresh.

Nolan McBride of Elkhart, Ind., will serve at Camp Alexander Mack near Milford, Ind., with mentor Gene Hollenberg.

Monica McFadden of Elgin, Ill., will serve at the Church of the Brethren Office of Public Witness in Washington, D.C., with mentor Nate Hosler.

Kaylie Penner of Huntindgon, Pa., will serve at Palmyra (Pa.) Church of the Brethren with mentor Rachel Witkovsky.

“Due to extenuating circumstances there will not be a Youth Peace Travel Team this summer,” said Youth and Young Adult Ministry director Becky Ullom Naugle. “While it is sad not to have a team for the summer of 2017, the Youth Peace Travel Team program will continue. We look forward to having a team for the summer of 2018.

“Encourage young adults you know to participate in Ministry Summer Service,” she added. Applications for the summer of 2018 are due in January. Apply at .

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