Newsline Extra for June 25, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Come, bless the Lord, all you servants of the Lord…” (Psalm 134:1a). 1) Northern Plains District is part of relief effort for Iowa floods. 2) Grant will help Northern Plains District disaster work. 3) Children’s Disaster Services cares for children in Cedar Falls. 4) Church

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 Extra for June 5, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Disaster after disaster!” (Ezekiel 7:5b). 1) Brethren in Northern Plains District respond to Iowa tornado. 2) Brethren bits: Material Resources, Emergency Disaster Fund. For Newsline subscription information go to http://listserver.emountain.net/mailman/listinfo/newsline. For more news go to http://www.brethren.org/, click on “News” to find a news feature, links

Daily News: May 15, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (May 15, 2008) — The Church of the Brethren has given a total of $40,000 in two grants–an initial grant of $5,000 and a follow up grant of $35,000–for relief efforts in Myanmar following Cyclone Nargis. The grants support the work of Church World Service

Daily News: May 13, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (May 13, 2008) — A second grant of $35,000 from the Emergency Disaster Fund of the Church of the Brethren is in process to support the work of Church World Service (CWS) in Myanmar following Cyclone Nargis. Denominational staff also are monitoring how the Church

Newsline for May 7, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…All tribes and peoples…standing before the throne….” (Rev. 7:9b) NEWS 1) Cross Cultural Celebration calls denomination to vision of Rev. 7:9. 2) Brethren prepare grant to support disaster relief in Myanmar. 3) Bethany Seminary celebrates 103rd commencement. 4) Brethren to lead out in funding for

Newsline for April 9, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “I will give thanks to the Lord…” (Psalm 9:1a). NEWS 1) Brethren Disaster Ministries opens new Hurricane Katrina site. 2) Church of the Brethren is lead sponsor of farm program in Nicaragua. 3) Seminar considers what it means to be a ‘real Samaritan.’ 4) Submissions

Brethren Disaster Ministries Opens New Hurricane Katrina Site

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (April 7, 2008) — Brethren Disaster Ministries has opened a new Hurricane Katrina rebuilding site in East New Orleans (Arabi), La. An allocation of $25,000 from the Church of the Brethren’s Emergency Disaster Fund (EDF) helps fund the new project site, where volunteers will rebuild

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: