Newsline for July 18, 2007

“All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to the Lord….” Psalm 22:27a NEWS 1) Seven students graduate from ministry training programs. 2) Brethren tackle growing projects for Foods Resource Bank. 3) Assessment team travels to Sudan in preparation for new mission. 4) Brethren grants support disaster relief and hunger relief efforts. 5)

Churches to Sponsor Vigils for International Day of Prayer for Peace

Church of the Brethren Newsline July 16, 2007 The Brethren Witness/Washington Office and On Earth Peace are calling on congregations to organize prayer events as part of the World Council of Churches’ International Day of Prayer for Peace on Sept. 21. The Brethren Witness/Washington Office is a ministry of the Church of the Brethren General

Ten Grants are Given for Disaster Relief, Work Against Hunger

Church of the Brethren Newsline July 13, 2007 Ten recent grants from the Emergency Disaster Fund and the Global Food Crisis Fund total $126,500. The grants support work in Indonesia following flooding, New Orleans rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina, the Foods Resource Bank, areas in China affected by an earthquake, the northeast US following storms, children

Seven Students Graduate from Ministry Training Programs

Church of the Brethren Newsline July 12, 2007 At the 2007 Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren in Cleveland, Ohio, five Training in Ministry (TRIM) and two Education for Shared Ministry (EFSM) students were recognized for completing their programs. “We ask God’s blessing on these servant leaders as they minister to others in

Newsline for July 4, 2007

“Proclaim the power of God” — 2007 Annual Conference theme from Psalm 68:34-35 NEWS 1) Annual Conference 2007 makes history, addresses complex and lengthy business agenda. 1b) La Conferencia Anual de 2007 hace historia y trata con una agenda grande y compleja. 2) Annual Conference elections and appointments. 3) Annual Conference bits and pieces: 4)

Daily News: June 28, 2007

(June 28, 2007) — Onsite reporting from the 2007 Church of the Brethren Annual Conference in Cleveland, Ohio, will be posted daily at http://www.brethren.org/. The daily web pages will begin to be posted as of late evening June 29 through July 4. The online news coverage will include daily overviews of Annual Conference events, reports

Daily News: June 27, 2007

(June 26, 2007) — Brethren Disaster Ministries (formerly Brethren Disaster Response) is making a difference following Hurricane Katrina, reports coordinator Jane Yount. In a recent report, she released figures for the number of volunteers, work days, and homes that have been repaired or rebuilt by this program of the Church of the Brethren General Board,

Daily News: June 25, 2007

(June 25, 2007) — The Church of the Brethren is cultivating 17 growing projects for the Foods Resource Bank this season. Sponsoring groups include 24 congregations, a camp, and a retirement community. Nine congregational sponsors are new to the program. The projects are located in nine states. In two current ventures–Reno-McPherson County in Kansas, and

Newsline Extra for June 21, 2007

“…A place among those who are sanctified by faith….” Acts 26:18b 1) Caring Ministries Assembly centers on the theme, ‘Being Family.’ 2) Korean-American pastor to join delegation to North Korea. 3) Annual Conference update: Kenyan leader in water development to attend. 4) Annual Conference bits and pieces. 5) 300th anniversary update: Civil Rights Project invites

Newsline for June 20, 2007

“On that day I will call my servant….” Isaiah 22:20a NEWS 1) Ruthann Knechel Johansen called as president of Bethany Seminary. 2) National Junior High Conference attracts 800 youth and advisors. 3) Children’s Disaster Services partners on child safety in shelters. 4) Brethren participate in national gathering on poverty and hunger. 5) Puerto Rican Brethren

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