Winni (Sara) Wanionek resigns from Material Resources

Winni (Sara) Wanionek has resigned from her fulltime position with the Church of the Brethren’s Material Resources program based at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md., effective May 31.

Emerging Church of the Brethren in Mexico seeks official government registration

An emerging Church of the Brethren denomination is in process of formation in Mexico, reports Global Food Initiative manager and Global Mission staff Jeff Boshart following a trip to Tijuana in mid-April. Documents to make the group an official church in the country are being submitted to Mexican authorities, beginning a process that is expected to take several months.

Moderator sponsors online ‘Shalom Conversations’

Annual Conference moderator Tim McElwee is sponsoring a series of four online “Shalom Conversations” in webinar format. Each will feature a set of panelists who will engage in conversation based on their own personal backgrounds and experiences of the church.

Brethren bits for May 5, 2023

In this issue: Job opening, Shine webinar offers a “sneak peek” at The Peace Table, latest Dunker Punks Podcast features staff of the Office of Peacebuilding and Policy, NCC concern about efforts to ban books, a brochure from the Susquehanna Valley Ministry Center lists continuing education events, and more

Joy Dawes begins as public relations manager for Eder Financial

Joy Dawes of Madison, Ala., began May 8 as public relations manager for Eder Financial. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and sociology from the University of Alabama. Her previous work experience has included a mix of public relations and client advocacy. While her developmental years were spent in the United Methodist denomination, she

Brethren bits for April 28, 2023

In this issue: NOAC registration opens Monday, remembering Terry Hatfield, job openings, Save Civilian Education, Mother’s Day campaign against gun violence, CDS update, district executives meet at Bethany, Mid-Atlantic Disaster Response Auction, Juniata College welcomes Andy Murray and Anne C. Baker as commencement speakers, and more news by, for, and about Brethren