Church of the Brethren Newsline July 29, 2009 At least two churches of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN–the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) have been destroyed in Maiduguri, and several Brethren members killed in violence that has swept across northeastern Nigeria since the beginning of this week. The churches named in a report from
A grant from the Global Food Crisis Fund will aid cashew farmers in Honduras, through a joint project with SERRV International, Just Cashews, and the CREPAIMASUL Cooperative. Photo courtesy of SERRV Church of the Brethren Newsline July 21, 2009 A rural project in Honduras to replenish cashew nut trees is receiving support through a grant
“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “But I say to you, love your enemies…” (Matthew 5:44a). ANNUAL CONFERENCE UPDATE 1) Peace witness is scheduled at Annual Conference in Richmond. 2) Annual Conference bits: Mission breakfast, bookstore items. 300th ANNIVERSARY UPDATE 3) 300th Anniversary update: Death Row Support Project marks 30 years
Church of the Brethren Newsline August 10, 2007 The Southeastern District Conference was held on July 27-29 at Mars Hill College in Mars Hill, N.C. Moderator Donna Shumate called the conference together as the delegate body met with 96 delegates. There were 33 churches represented. The delegates heard reports on Friday afternoon. Guest speaker Dennis
“…I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing.” — Genesis 12:2b NEWS 1) Bethany Seminary celebrates 102nd commencement. 2) Brethren focus work north of Greensburg, following tornado. 3) Forum discusses future of Annual Conference, other challenges for the denomination. 4) Westminster Church, Buckhalter will receive Ecumenical Citations.
(May 10, 2007) — On May 5, Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Ind., celebrated its 102nd commencement. Two observances marked the occasion. A ceremony for conferring degrees took place in Bethany’s Nicarry Chapel. A public worship celebration was held at Richmond Church of the Brethren. President Eugene F. Roop spoke at the conferring of degrees
Nine Church of the Brethren pastors who recently completed the Advanced Foundations of Church Leadership process were honored at a banquet in Hagerstown, Ind., on Nov. 17. To celebrate their accomplishment, spouses, friends, congregational representatives, and staff gathered from around the country. The pastors recognized for completion of this program are: Eric Anspaugh of Florin
This year, On Earth Peace remembered Veteran’s Day with two events addressing issues of faith and militarism. Messiah Church of the Brethren, in Kansas City, Mo., hosted an all-day workshop on Nov. 11 titled, “A Faithful Response: Supporting and Welcoming Those Who Choose Conscientious Objection or Military Service.” Susanna Farahat of the On Earth Peace