Protests Reveal a Country’s Struggle: A BVSer Reports from Bosnia

Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) worker Stephanie Barras provided this report from Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina, where she has been living since Sept. 2013. She is working at OKC Abrasevic, a youth cultural center: I will do my best to explain what has been happening here after the Feb. 7 protests. A day or so before, there was

Peace Camp 2012 in Bosnia-Herzegovina: A BVS Reflection

The following report on Peace Camp 2012 held in Bosnia-Herzegovina is from Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) worker Julianne Funk, originally published in the BVS Europe newsletter. Kristin Flory, coordinator for Brethren Service in Europe, notes that “20 years ago this year, we started sending BVSers to peace groups in ex-Yugoslavia.”

BVS Unit 292 Completes Orientation, Begins Service

BVS Unit 292 worked at a Habitat for Humanity site as part of their orientation and training. Photo by Sue Myers. The volunteers who completed orientation in Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) Unit 292 have begun work at their new projects. Following are the volunteers’ names, congregations or home towns, and BVS placements: Rebekah Blazer of Garden

Newsline Extra for June 5, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Disaster after disaster!” (Ezekiel 7:5b). 1) Brethren in Northern Plains District respond to Iowa tornado. 2) Brethren bits: Material Resources, Emergency Disaster Fund. For Newsline subscription information go to For more news go to, click on “News” to find a news feature, links

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