Newsline Extra for November 21, 2008

November 21, 2008 “Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Open to me the gates of righteousness, that I may enter through them and give thanks to the Lord” (Psalms 118:19). RESOURCES 1) Brethren Press recommends resources for holiday gifts. 2) Brethren Press offers two new Bible studies for the winter. 3)

Newsline for November 19, 2008

November 19, 2008 “Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Remember Jesus Christ…” (2 Timothy 2:8a). NEWS 1) Children’s Disaster Services responds to California wildfires. 2) Brethren funds disburse grants for disaster relief, food security. 3) Brethren support hunger report reviewing Millennium Development Goals. 4) Summit for progressive Brethren meets in Indianapolis.

Newsline for November 5, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Lead a life worthy of the calling…” (Ephesians 4:1b). NEWS 1) Grants support hurricane response, Zimbabwe food crisis. 2) Amwell Church of the Brethren celebrates 275 years. 3) Brethren bits: Remembrances, personnel, jobs, events, more. UPCOMING EVENTS 4) ‘We Are Able’ is among new workcamps

Daily News: October 29, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Oct. 29, 2008) — Recent grants from the Church of the Brethren’s Emergency Disaster Fund have been given to the US hurricane response, to Brethren flood response in Indiana, and to the Zimbabwe food crisis. An allocation of $20,000 from the fund responds to a

Newsline Extra for September 25, 2008

September 25, 2008 “Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “All their neighbors aided them…” (Ezra 1:6a). DISASTER RESPONSE UPDATE 1) Disaster grants aid the Caribbean, Children’s Disaster Service continues work in Texas. UPCOMING EVENTS 2) Faith Expedition to study indigenous coffee region of Mexico. 3) On Earth Peace offers Israel/Palestine delegation

Newsline Extra for September 17, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me” (Matthew 18:5). 1) Children’s Disaster Services cares for children displaced by Ike. 2) Rapid response team helps families affected by Metrolink crash. 3) Material Resources program ships supplies to hurricane survivors. 4) Church World Service

Newsline for September 10, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation” (2 Corinthians 5:17). NEWS 1) Theme for 2009 Annual Conference is announced. 2) Legal documents are filed to establish Church of the Brethren, Inc. 3) Denominational executives issue pastoral letter on racism. 4) Children’s

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: