Alternative Spring Break Trip to the Gulf Coast Changes Lives

During this year’s spring break in March, Jonathan Frye, associate professor of natural sciences at McPherson (Kan.) College, led a group of students, alumni, and Church of the Brethren members for a nine-day trip that took them more than 2,228 miles. They went to help victims of Hurricane Katrina, and to observe and understand the

Alerts from the Nation’s Capital

Brethren Witness/Washington Office calls for support of Gulf Coast funding A May 3 Action Alert from the Brethren Witness/Washington Office has called on Brethren to urge their congressional representatives to fully support Gulf Coast housing funding in HR 4939, including $5.2 billion in Community Development Block Grant funds for the Gulf Coast region, $202 million

A Review of News from Brethren Colleges

Christina Bucher named Dean of the Faculty at Elizabethtown College Christina Bucher has been named dean of the faculty at Elizabethtown (Pa.) College. She is a 1975 graduate of Elizabethtown who has served as a member of the religious studies department faculty for nearly 20 years. The Carl W. Zeigler Professor of Religion and Philosophy,

Newsline for February 20, 2006

“Have mercy upon us, O Lord….” — Psalm 123:3a 1) Nigerian Brethren injured, churches burned in rioting protesting cartoons. 2) Brethren enjoy ‘front and center’ spot at World Council of Churches assembly. 3) Historic Peace Churches offer a unique voice for nonviolence. 4) US Christian leaders apologize on violence, poverty, and ecology. For more Church