On Aug. 9-13 the young Church of the Brethren denomination in Burundi, in East Africa, celebrated the 315th anniversary of the Brethren movement that began with baptisms in the Eder River in Schwarzenau, Germany, in 1708.
The Wednesday BVS Luncheon celebrating 75 years of the organization, began with a recognition of volunteers. The Partner in Service Award was presented to Jim Lehman.
The Mubi zonal celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria included special centenary dress, presentations, dancing, singing, food, and much more, with gratitude to God and all those contributing to the life of the church.
Restoration Los Angeles, a Church of the Brethren congregation, is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2022 and also 100 years of ministry in East Los Angeles.
The Miami (Fla.) Haitian Church was established by Miami First Church of the Brethren in 1982. This coming month of March, the congregation will celebrate its 40th anniversary.