Newsline Extra for September 12, 2007

September 12, 2007 1) 300th Anniversary update: Annual Conference 2008 theme reflects anniversary theme. 2) 300th Anniversary bits and pieces. 3) Cross-Cultural Consultation furthers Revelation 7:9 vision. 3b) La Consulta y Celebración Multiétnica de 2008 profundizará más en la visión de Apocalipsis 7:9. 4) Mission offering invites Brethren to ‘widen the circle.’ 5) New resources

Number of Brethren Groups to Observe Day of Prayer for Peace Now Over 70

Church of the Brethren Newsline September 7, 2007 “It has been incredible to watch the number of Brethren communities involved in the International Day of Prayer for Peace multiply,” wrote Mimi Copp in an e-mail update today. “We are now over 70 congregations and colleges joining in this global time of prayer. Our original goal

Steering Committee Plans Next Denominational Gathering for Young Adults

Church of the Brethren Newsline September 6, 2007 The Young Adult Steering Committee for the Church of the Brethren met Aug. 24-26 in Elgin, Ill., to plan National Young Adult Conference (NYAC). The denomination’s young adult program is a ministry of the Church of the Brethren General Board. NYAC is scheduled for Aug. 11-15, 2008,

Returning to Peru: A Reflection From a Former Brethren Volunteer Service Worker

Church of the Brethren Newsline September 4, 2007 In June of 1970, I was seconded to Church World Service by Brethren Volunteer Service. CWS sponsored me as a member of their disaster team to Peru after the earthquake of 1970. In August this year I visited the one village in which I spent about a

Youth Cabinet Issues 300th Anniversary Challenge to Youth Groups

Church of the Brethren Newsline August 31, 2007 The 2007-08 National Youth Cabinet held its first meeting Aug. 1-3 in Elgin, Ill., giving input for the Church of the Brethren’s denominational youth program, selecting a 2008 youth ministry theme, developing resources for the 2008 National Youth Sunday, and preparing for the denomination’s 300th anniversary. Elizabeth

Newsline for August 29, 2007

“The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.” Psalm 23:1 NEWS 1) Brethren Benefit Trust offers resource to find health insurance. 2) Shepherd’s Spring will build and host a Heifer Global Village. 3) Brethren Volunteer Service introduces 275th orientation unit. 4) Northern Ohio District declares that ‘Faith Is in the Following.’ 5) Brethren bits:

Newsline Extra for August 29, 2007

“Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I fear no evil; for you are with me….” Psalm 23:4a 1) Brethren continue work in Gulf Coast two years after Katrina. 2) Children enjoy safe haven at FEMA’s Welcome Home Center. 3) Children’s Disaster Services responds to storms in midwest. 4) Grants support continuing hurricane response,

Brethren Congregations to Take Part in International Day of Prayer for Peace

Church of the Brethren Newsline August 28, 2007 As of Aug. 24, 54 congregations or colleges associated with the Church of the Brethren are planning a time of prayer on or near Friday, Sept. 21, to mark the International Day of Prayer for Peace, according to an update from On Earth Peace. The Brethren Witness/Washington

Red Cross Requests Children’s Disaster Services in Minnesota

Church of the Brethren Newsline August 24, 2007 The American Red Cross has requested Children’s Disaster Services (formerly Disaster Child Care) volunteers to work in a shelter in Rushford in southern Minnesota, following storms and flooding across the midwest. The announcement was made today, Aug. 24, in an e-mail to regional coordinators for the program

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