Newsline for August 1, 2007

“I will give thanks to the Lord….” Psalm 9:1a NEWS 1) Butler Chapel celebrates tenth anniversary of rebuilding. 2) Foods Resource Bank holds annual meeting. 3) Grants support DR community development, Katrina relief. 4) ABC encourages support of SCHIP reauthorization. 5) Brethren bits: Personnel, job openings, Annual Conference, more. UPCOMING EVENTS 6) Course offerings are

News Reflection: Brethren Meet With USAID

Church of the Brethren Newsline July 31, 2007 Timothy Ritchey Martin, one of the pastors of Grossnickle Church of the Brethren in Myersville, Md., reflects below on a visit by members of his congregation to the offices of USAID, and their Congressman, in Washington, D.C. Grossnickle is one of the Church of the Brethren congregations

Foods Resource Bank Holds Annual Meeting

Church of the Brethren Newsline July 27, 2007 The Foods Resource Bank (FRB) annual meeting took place in mid-July at Sauder Village in Archbold, northwest Ohio. Global Food Crisis Fund manager Howard Royer was among several Church of the Brethren members who attended. Brethren participate in the Foods Resource Bank through the Global Food Crisis