Newsline Special for August 3, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “And you have come to fullness in Him…” (Colossian 2:10). BRETHREN FROM AROUND THE WORLD CELEBRATE THEIR ROOTS IN SCHWARZENAU Close to 1,000 people gathered in Schwarzenau, Germany, on Aug. 3 for the second day of international celebrations of the 300th Anniversary of the Brethren

Newsline Special for August 2, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Therefore, let us celebrate…” (1 Corinthians 5:8). CELEBRATION OF THE 300th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BRETHREN BEGINS IN GERMANY “Welcome home. Welcome to Schwarzenau!” The words were spoken by Bodo Huster, mayor of Schwarzenau village and a council member for the larger region, welcoming more than

Newsline for July 30, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “For the Lord will bless you in…all your undertakings, and you shall surely celebrate” (Deuteronomy 16:15) NEWS 1) 300th Anniversary celebration takes place this week in Germany. 2) Wal-Mart grants for $100,000 go to two Brethren colleges. 3) Brethren bits: Corrections, remembrance, job openings, and

300th Anniversary Celebration Takes Place This Week in Germany

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (July 29, 2008) — Hundreds of Brethren from around the world and representing Brethren bodies in 18 nations are expected to gather at the site of the first Brethren baptisms in Schwarzenau, Germany, on Aug. 2-3. A weekend of special events is planned as the

Wal-Mart Grants Go to Church of the Brethren Colleges

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (July 22, 2008) — Two Church of the Brethren colleges–Manchester College in North Manchester, Ind., and Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pa.–each received $100,000 Wal-Mart College Success Award grants. Wal-Mart College Success Awards are administered by the Council of Independent Colleges and made possible by a

Newsline for July 16, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…Unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit” (John 12:24). NEWS 1) Brethren meet in Virginia for historic 300th Anniversary Conference. 1a) Miembros de la Iglesia de los

300th Anniversary Conference Begins Saturday in Richmond, Virginia

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (July 7, 2008) — A special conference celebrating the 300th Anniversary of the Church of the Brethren and of the Brethren Church begins in Richmond, Va., on Saturday, July 12. The conference continues through Wednesday, July 16. Pre-Conference meetings begin on Wednesday, July 9. Online

Newsline Extra for July 3, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “But I say to you, love your enemies…” (Matthew 5:44a). ANNUAL CONFERENCE UPDATE 1) Peace witness is scheduled at Annual Conference in Richmond. 2) Annual Conference bits: Mission breakfast, bookstore items. 300th ANNIVERSARY UPDATE 3) 300th Anniversary update: Death Row Support Project marks 30 years

Newsline for July 2, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…Let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us” (Hebrews 12:1b). NEWS 1) Brethren runner among 2008 Olympians. 2) Pennsylvania church takes lead in program with New Orleans churches. 3) Children’s Disaster Services winds down response to flooding. 4) Pacific Southwest engages

Daily News: June 27, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (June 27, 2008) — Several Church of the Brethren congregations are exploring taking part in Churches Supporting Churches, the ecumenical effort to partner with congregations in areas affected by Hurricane Katrina. University Baptist and Brethren Church in State College, Pa., has made the commitment to

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