On Earth Peace Holds Fall Board Meeting

Church of the Brethren Newsline October 16, 2007 The On Earth Peace Board of Directors and staff met Sept. 21-23 at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md. Mindful of the On Earth Peace 2007 theme of “Building Bridges,” they worshiped together, discussed the history of On Earth Peace, reviewed goals accomplished in the

Live Video Webcast Offered from 300th Anniversary Conference

Church of the Brethren Newsline October 11, 2007 The Church of the Brethren webcast series at http://www.cobwebcast.bethanyseminary.edu/ is offering interactive live video webcasting from the 300th Anniversary academic conference on Oct. 11-13. The conference titled “Honoring a Legacy, Embracing a Future: 300 Years of Brethren Heritage,” is sponsored by the Young Center for Anabaptist and

Newsline for October 10, 2007

October 10, 2007 “Make a joyful noise to God, all the earth” (Psalm 66:1). NEWS 1) Joint statement is issued from discussion of Annual Conference exhibit policy. 2) ABC Board receives multicultural sensitivity training. 3) Committee receives challenge from American Baptists. 4) Children’s Disaster Services trains ‘CJ’s Bus’ volunteers. 5) Atlantic Southeast District holds a

Newsline Extra for October 10, 2007

October 10, 2007 “Not to us, O Lord, not to us, but to your name give glory, for the sake of your steadfast love and your faithfulness” (Psalm 115:1) 1) 300th Anniversary update: Music and worship fill Sight and Sound theater. 2) 300th Anniversary bits and pieces. * * * * * * * *

Caregivers Board Receives Multicultural Sensitivity Training

Church of the Brethren Newsline October 4, 2007 The Association of Brethren Caregivers (ABC) Board and staff participated in multicultural sensitivity training during fall board meetings, held at the Church of the Brethren General Offices in Elgin, Ill. Kathy Reid, ABC executive director, and Wendy McFadden, publisher of Brethren Press, provided the training. The training

Emergency Disaster Fund Gives $89,300 in Grants

Church of the Brethren Newsline October 3, 2007 The Emergency Disaster Fund of the Church of the Brethren General Board has given a total of $89,300 in nine grants to support worldwide disaster relief activities, including work following flooding in Pakistan, India, China, and the midwest United States, health services in Sudan, humanitarian aid in

300th Anniversary Update: Music and Worship Fill Sight and Sound Theater

Church of the Brethren Newsline October 2, 2007 A 300th Anniversary inspirational worship service hosted by Atlantic Northeast District and Southern Pennsylvania District was held the afternoon of Sept. 23, at the Sight and Sound Millennium Theater a few miles east of Lancaster, Pa. * * * * * * * * * * *

Newsline Extra for October 1, 2007

October 1, 2007 “Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God” (Romans 15:7). MISSION UPDATE 1) Sudan assessment team finds warm welcome for the Brethren. 2) Multinational team trains leaders of emerging Haitian church. 3) Staff await implementation phase of health program in DR. FEATURE 4) Former Brethren

Brethren Revival Fellowship Holds Its General Meeting

Church of the Brethren Newsline September 28, 2007 With the theme, “The Future of the Church of the Brethren,” about 135 Church of the Brethren members from several states and nine districts attended the annual meeting of the Brethren Revival Fellowship (BRF) on Sept. 8 at Shank’s Church of the Brethren in Greencastle, Pa. John

Newsline for September 26, 2007

September 26, 2007 “Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near” (Philippians 4:5). NEWS 1) Congregations across US, Nigeria, Puerto Rico pray for peace. 2) BBT issues alert about proposed rules on minority shareholders. 3) Council holds meeting to review Annual Conference decisions. 4) Congregations to be asked for new information about

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