Newsline for February 27, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Instead, strive for (God’s) kingdom…” (Luke 12:31a). NEWS 1) Annual Conference ballot for 2008 is announced. 2) Church of the Brethren sends delegation to North Korea. 3) BVS worker helps Guatemalan school raise funds. 4) Brethren funds send money to N. Korea, Darfur, Katrina rebuilding.

Brethren Colleges Abroad Goes ‘Carbon Neutral’

(April 4, 2007) — Brethren Colleges Abroad (BCA) has gone “carbon neutral,” according to an announcement at the program’s website http://www.bcanet.org/. Beginning in the spring 2007, BCA will be making contributions to the Solar Electric Light Fund (SELF) in an effort to off-set the carbon released into the atmosphere by the flights students take to

Board of Brethren Colleges Abroad Meets at Bethany Seminary

The presidents of the Church of the Brethren-related colleges and Bethany Theological Seminary met in August with representatives of Brethren Colleges Abroad (BCA) at Bethany’s Richmond, Ind., campus. The college and seminary presidents serve as the BCA Board of Directors. The group included Mell Bolen, who became president of BCA on July 1, and Henry