Newsline Special: Hurricane Isaac

Brethren Disaster Ministries monitors progress of storm, Children’s Disaster Service prepares volunteers to respond, Haitian and Dominican Brethren send updates

Dominican Brethren Hold Annual Assembly

Iglesia de los Hermanos (Church of the Brethren) in the Dominican Republic held its 2012 Asamblea on Feb. 24-26. The annual assembly was “really positive,” said general secretary Stan Noffsinger, who attended along with Global Mission and Service executive Jay Wittmeyer and mission liaison Daniel d’Oleo. Also at the assembly were workcampers from Atlantic Northeast District led by Earl K. Ziegler, a long-time supporter of the DR church.

Church Program in DR Experiences Financial, Administrative Problems

The international group of Brethren who were at the historic peace church conference in Latin America, which took place in the Dominican Republic, spent time during a small group session to be in prayer for the Brethren in the DR. Represented in the circle were Brethren from Haiti, the DR, Brazil, the US and Puerto Rico.

Dominican Church Holds 20th Annual Assembly

The 20th annual assamblea of Iglesia de los Hermanos (Church of the Brethren in the Dominican Republic) opened at Camp Bethel near San Juan, D.R., on Feb. 17 and concluded Feb. 20. Pastor Onelis Rivas presided as moderator. About 150 persons including 70 delegates from 28 congregations met together in business sessions and in Bible

Newsline for May 5, 2011

“Give us today our daily bread” Matthew 6:11 (NIV) Coming soon: a Newsline Special Report from the Church of the Brethren’s 13th Intercultural Consultation. Also to come in Newsline on May 16:  A full report on the merger of the Church of the Brethren Credit Union with the Corporate America Family Credit Union, approved by

Newsline for December 15, 2010

“Strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near” (James 5:8). 1) Annual Conference issues 2011 logo, makes online input form available for Special Response. 2) Meeting issues ‘Letter from Santo Domingo to All Churches.’ 3) NCC leaders offer pastoral advice to Senate on nuclear arms reduction. 4) Murray Williams tour proclaims Anabaptist

Letter from Santo Domingo to All Churches – Carta de Santo Domingo a todas las iglesias

Letter from Santo Domingo to all churches Carta de Santo Domingo a todas las iglesias Dec. 8, 2010 – A final declaration from the Historic Peace Church conference in Latin America has been released, in the form of a “Letter from Santo Domingo to all churches.” The meeting of representatives of Mennnonite churches, the Society of

Peace church testimonies – Iglesias de paz resaltan sus testimonies

Peace church testimonies highlight struggles and successes, told with joy and tears Iglesias de paz resaltan sus testimonies de luchas y victorias con lágrimas y regocijo   The meeting room where participants gathered for most of the main sessions of the Historic Peace Church conference in Latin America, at a Catholic retreat center outside Santo