Association of Brethren Caregivers Survey Responds to Query on Child Abuse Prevention

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Jan. 10, 2008) — The Association of Brethren Caregivers is conducting a survey of Church of the Brethren congregations, districts, camps, programs, and agencies to gather information in response to the query on Child Abuse Prevention that came to the 2007 Annual Conference. The effort

Ministry of Reconciliation Offers Spring Workshop Schedule

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Jan. 8, 2008) — The Ministry of Reconciliation (MOR) has announced its Spring 2008 workshop schedule. MOR is a ministry of On Earth Peace. The Spring workshop season begins with Faith-Based Mediation workshops on the weekends of Feb. 16-17 and 23-24 at Camp Mack in

Brethren Volunteer Service Announces Its 278th Orientation Unit

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Jan. 7, 2008) — Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) has announced the dates of its 2008 Winter Orientation Unit, to be held Jan. 27-Feb. 15 at Camp Ithiel in Gotha, Fla. This will be the 278th unit for BVS and will include eight volunteers from across

Falfurrias Church Plans 60th Anniversary Celebration of BVS Project

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Jan. 4, 2008) — The year 2008 marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of a Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) project in Falfurrias, Texas. Falfurrias Church of the Brethren is holding a celebration of this anniversary on Saturday and Sunday, March 8-9. The congregation is

A Message from the Third International Historic Peace Churches Consultation

A message from the third international historic peace churches consultation. Surakarta (Solo City), Java, Indonesia; Dec. 1-8, 2007 To all our sisters and brothers in the Historic Peace Churches and in the wider ecumenical fellowship of Christians, we send you loving greetings and the peace of the living Christ Spirit. We, members of the Church

Newsline for January 2, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…Walk humbly with your God” (Micah 6:8b). NEWS 1) Visit to India Brethren finds a church maintaining its faith. 2) Historic Peace Churches Asia gathering is held in Indonesia. 3) Grants help continue Hurricane Katrina rebuilding efforts. 4) Nigerian church leader completes doctoral study on

A New Year’s Letter from the General Secretary

To the congregations of the Church of the Brethren A New Year’s Letter from the General Secretary January 1, 2008 “Do not be conformed to this world, but BE TRANSFORMED by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God—what is good and acceptable and perfect” (Romans 12:2).

Newsline Extra for December 19, 2007

December 19, 2007 “If you do not stand firm in faith, you shall not stand at all” (Isaiah 7:9b). RESOURCES 1) New from Brethren Press: Devotionals, study of Hebrews, Talkabout decoder wheel. 2) Brethren Press offers special Living Word Bulletin for 300th Anniversary, plans joint series with Mennonites. 3) Update of Spanish language minister’s manual

Newsline for December 19, 2007

December 19, 2007 “To you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is the Messiah, the Lord” (Luke 2:11). NEWS 1) Committee makes progress on new organization for Brethren agencies. 2) Annual Conference Council holds envisioning retreat. 3) Around 50 Brethren attend vigil against School of the Americas. 4) Brethren

New from Brethren Press

Church of the Brethren Newsline December 18, 2007 New resources from Brethren Press include a Lent devotional booklet for 2008, a Covenant Bible study on Hebrews, and a Talkabout decoder wheel from the Gather ’Round curriculum, among others. “He Set His Face,” the devotional booklet for Lent and Easter 2008 by James L. Benedict, pastor

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