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.
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
“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
“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 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 conference approves final document from meeting in Santo Domingo Conferencia de Iglesias de Paz aprueba documento final de la reunión en Santo Domingo Dec. 3, 2010 — A final document was approved at the close of the Historic Peace Church conference in Latin America, held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Nov. 27-Dec.
Brazilian Brethren leader presents a peace church hermeneutic based in community Líder de los Hermanos Brasileros presenta hermenéutica de una iglesia de paz basada en la comunidad (Dec. 2, 2010) Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic — A presentation from a leader of Igreja da Irmandade (the Church of the Brethren in Brazil) opened the fourth
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
Conference holds day of reporting from participants’ work for peace Participantes de la conferencia informan sobre su trabajo por la paz (Nov. 29, 2010) Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic – A full day of reporting was held today by the participants in the Historic Peace Church conference in Latin America, which continues this week through Thursday
Peace church gathering in Latin America begins with focus on the ‘peace of the city’ Convocatoria de iglesias pacifistas en América Latina empieza enfocando ‘paz en la ciudad’ (Nov. 28, 2010) Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic — Representatives of the Historic Peace Churches in Latin America began a week of meetings today with a focus on