Newsline for August 1, 2007

“I will give thanks to the Lord….” Psalm 9:1a NEWS 1) Butler Chapel celebrates tenth anniversary of rebuilding. 2) Foods Resource Bank holds annual meeting. 3) Grants support DR community development, Katrina relief. 4) ABC encourages support of SCHIP reauthorization. 5) Brethren bits: Personnel, job openings, Annual Conference, more. UPCOMING EVENTS 6) Course offerings are

Newsline Extra for June 7, 2007

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel; it is the power of God….” Romans 1:16a UPDATE: ANNUAL CONFERENCE 1) Global Mission and Congregational Life programs combine dinner events at 2007 Annual Conference. 2) Annual Conference bits and pieces. UPDATE: 300th ANNIVERSARY 3) 300th anniversary curriculum: ‘Piecing Together the Brethren Way.’ 4) 300th anniversary bits

Daily News: May 4, 2007

(May 4, 2007) — Evangelism Connections met in Nashville, Tenn., on March 26-27 to discuss how different denominations can work ecumenically on evangelism, share resources, inform each other about what they are doing, and dream about joint future projects. Representing the Church of the Brethren was Jeff Glass, a member of the Congregational Life Teams

Newsline for February 28, 2007

“The Lord is my light and my salvation….” — Psalm 27:1a NEWS 1) Neuman-Lee and Shumate head 2007 Annual Conference ballot. 2) General Board Executive Committee visits disaster relief in the Gulf. 3) Gather ’Round staff set plans for future 4) Brethren member participates in Darfur work of UN subcommittee. 5) Fund gives grants to

Newsline for January 17, 2007

“Honor the Lord with your substance, and with the first fruits of all your produce….” — Proverbs 3:9 NEWS 1) Brethren invest half-million dollars for turning hunger around. 2) Haiti mission continues to grow. 3) Credit union offers new savings options for kids, youth, and adults. 4) Fund gives $120,000 for Middle East, Katrina, Sudan,

Delegation of Peacemakers Leaves for Middle East

(Jan. 11, 2007) — A Middle East Peacemaking Delegation co-sponsored by On Earth Peace and Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) arrived in Israel/Palestine today, Jan. 11. The delegation’s trip begins in Jerusalem and Bethlehem, and then travels to Hebron and the village of At-Tuwani, to join in CPT’s ongoing work of violence-deterrence, accompaniment, and documentation. The

Believers Church Bible Commentary Celebrates 20th Volume in 20 Years

On Nov. 17, more than two dozen writers and editors working with the Believers Church Bible Commentary met for dinner to celebrate the publication of 20 volumes in 20 years. The dinner was held in Washington, D.C., at the conclusion of a workshop for writers and prior to the Society of Biblical Literature meeting that

Newsline for May 10, 2006

“Now the Lord said to Abram, `Go from your country….’” — Genesis 12:1a NEWS 1) Bethany Seminary holds 101st commencement. 2) Puerto Rican theology students celebrate graduation. 3) Walk Across America is `heading for home’…for now. 4) Brethren bits: Correction, remembrance, job openings, and more. PERSONNEL 5) Jim Yaussy Albright resigns from Illinois and Wisconsin

Newsline for April 26, 2006

“It shall be said, `Build up, build up, prepare the way….” — Isaiah 57:14 NEWS 1) Workcamp builds bridges in Guatemala. 2) Womaen’s Caucus steering committee works on women’s concerns. 3) Disaster Child Care staff, volunteers attend special trainings. 4) Nigerian Brethren hold 59th annual church conference. 5) Brethren bits: Correction, job opening, and much

New Sunday School Curriculum is Launched for Brethren and Mennonites

A new Sunday school curriculum, Gather ’Round: Hearing and Sharing God’s Good News, has been launched by Brethren Press and Mennonite Publishing Network. The Bible-based curriculum offers sessions for all ages of children and youth, as well as a class for parents and caregivers of children, and a multiage option for grades K-6. Each group