Brethren Congregations Across the US Take Part in the Haiti Relief Effort

Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren collected and assembled 300-plus hygiene kits for Haiti after church on Sunday. Sunday school classes helped assemble the kits, which will be sent to the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md., for processing and shipping to Haiti, where they will be distributed by Church World Service to quake survivors.

Relief Supplies Go to Haiti from the Brethren Service Center

Above: Members of three Church of the Brethren congregations in western Pennsylvania are among those across the country doing something toward the Haiti relief effort. Three congregations worked together to collect materials and cash for vitally needed hygiene kits to be sent to Haiti via the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md. Marilyn Lerch (at right

Newsline Special for January 19, 2010

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“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it.” — John 1:5 NEWS 1) Christian Peace Witness for Iraq is ‘a candle in the darkness.’ 2) Vital Pastor program continues to launch and conclude pastor groups. 3) Disaster Child Care provides training workshops. 4) Brethren Disaster Response appeals for more volunteers.

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