Two units of Brethren Volunteer Service are placed at project sites

Church of the Brethren Newsline
May 12, 2017

In recent months, two units of Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) have been placed at project sites across the United States and in a variety of international settings. The units are listed below by volunteer names and project placements.

BVS/BRF Unit 314:

The Brethren Revival Fellowship (BRF) volunteers serve at The Root Cellar in Lewiston, Maine: Joshua Diffenderfer, Walter and Peggy Heisey, Tim and Emily Rogers.

BVS-BRF Unit 314: 1st Row: Emily Rogers, Peggy Heisey; 2nd Row: Joshua Diffenderfer, Tim Rogers, Walter Heisey.

BVS Unit 315:

Marie Maurice is serving at The Palms in Sebring, Fla.

Matilde Sousa Vilela Thomas is placed at Horton’s Kids in Washington, D.C.

Jon Bennett is working at Camp Courageous in Monticello, Iowa

Esther Miller is at El Centro Arte para la Paz, Suchitoto, El Salvador

Lauren Sauder serves at the Capital Area Food Bank, Washington, D.C.

Carina Nagy is working for ABODE, Fremont, Calif.

Shelley Weachter is an assistant coordinator for the Church of the Brethren Workcamp Ministry

Friedrich Stoeckmann is at SnowCap Food Pantry, Portland, Ore.

Nina Schedler serves with Rural and Migrant Ministries, Liberty, N.Y.

Matias Mancebo works for Su Casa Catholic Worker, Chicago, Ill.

Leon Schulze is working with Habitat for Humanity, Lancaster, Pa.

Sebastian Cailloud is at Cooper Riis, Asheville, N.C.

BVS Unit 315: 1st Row: Marie Maurice, Matilde Sousa Vilela Thomas, Jon Bennett 2nd Row: Esther Miller, Lauren Sauder, Carina Nagy 3rd Row: Shelley Weachter, Friedrich Stoeckmann 4th Row: Nina Schedler, Matias Mancebo 5th Row: Leon Schulze, Sebastian Cailloud.


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