Newsline Extra for September 3, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “But strive first for the kingdom of God…” (Matthew 6:33a). NEWS 1) Children’s Disaster Services pre-positions volunteers in Louisiana. 2) Brethren Disaster Ministries volunteers evacuate Chalmette, La. 3) Hurricane Gustav not a Katrina repeat, but still destructive. 4) Church World Service disaster response kits are

Newsline Extra for September 2, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Sept. 2, 2008) — What happens to the children when a city like New Orleans is evacuated? They leave all that is familiar, and many take refuge with their families in a shelter, sleeping on cots placed close together to house as many people as

Newsline for August 13, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Oh Lord…how majestic is your name in all the earth!” (Psalm 8:1) NEWS 1) Brethren Disaster Ministries receives $50,000 grant to continue Katrina rebuilding. 2) Ministry Summer Service participants complete internship program. 3) Mission trip to the Dominican Republic builds faith, relationships. 4) Brethren bits:

Newsline Extra for June 20, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you” (Isaiah 43:2). DISASTER RESPONSE NEWS 1) Children’s Disaster Services ramps up response in flooded midwest. 2) Brethren Disaster Ministries calls for clean-up volunteers in Indiana. 3) CWS repeats call for Emergency Clean-up Buckets, issues

Newsline for June 18, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Blessed are the merciful…” (Matthew 5:7a). NEWS 1) Children’s Disaster Services helps staff CJ’s Bus. 2) New Windsor Conference Center experiences new life. 3) Brethren bits: Personnel, job opening, Annual Conference, more. UPCOMING EVENTS 4) Nigeria workcamp is announced for 2009. 300th ANNIVERSARY UPDATE 5)

Daily News: June 16, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (June 16, 2008) — A certified team of care givers from Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) on June 16 relieved the exhausted volunteers who have staffed CJ’s Bus since the recent storms, tornadoes, and flooding began in Indiana. CJ’s Bus volunteers had been working to care

Newsline Extra for June 13, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Surely God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid” (Isaiah 12:2a). DISASTER RESPONSE NEWS 1) Brethren Disaster Ministries responds to storms, flooding in Midwest and Plains. 2) Disaster grant goes to Myanmar cyclone response. 3) Church of the Brethren congregation takes

Brethren Disaster Ministries Responds Following Storms in Midwest and Plains

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (June 12, 2008) — A rash of severe storms, particularly in the last few weeks, has disrupted normal life for thousands of families in parts of the Midwest and Great Plains. For weeks, hardly a day has passed without hearing news of yet another tornado

Newsline for April 23, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “The prayer of the righteous is powerful and effective” (James 5:16). NEWS 1) Church of the Brethren is represented in prayer service with the Pope. 2) ABC Board approves merger documents. 3) Bethany Seminary trustees consider ‘core testimonies’ of Brethren. 4) Growing Project in Maryland

Newsline for March 26, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Peace be with you” (John 20:19b). NEWS 1) Bethany Seminary Inaugural Forum to offer live webcasts. 2) Annual Conference Council discusses budget deficit, merger. 3) New orientation increases accessibility for Bethany Connections. 4) Grants go to Darfur and Mozambique, clean-up buckets needed. 5) Brethren bits: