October 1, 2007 “Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God” (Romans 15:7). MISSION UPDATE 1) Sudan assessment team finds warm welcome for the Brethren. 2) Multinational team trains leaders of emerging Haitian church. 3) Staff await implementation phase of health program in DR. FEATURE 4) Former Brethren
“The Lord is my light and my salvation….” — Psalm 27:1a NEWS 1) Neuman-Lee and Shumate head 2007 Annual Conference ballot. 2) General Board Executive Committee visits disaster relief in the Gulf. 3) Gather ’Round staff set plans for future 4) Brethren member participates in Darfur work of UN subcommittee. 5) Fund gives grants to
(Feb. 1, 2007) — Leaders of international Brethren bodies were invited to consider giving their own responses to President Bush’s speech on the Iraq war, as Stan Noffsinger considered his response to the Jan. 10 speech. Noffsinger serves as general secretary to the Church of the Brethren General Board–his response appeared as a “Newsline Extra”
By Nancy Heishman Two Dominican Brethren women share a common passion to demonstrate the love and compassion of Christ in their communities. Both are leaders of a ministry based in their own home. Each has the enthusiastic support of a minister of their local church. Their ministries were formally accepted in 2005 as new fellowships
“Alabare al Senor con todo el corazon….” Salmo 111:1 “Praise the Lord! I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart….” Psalm 111:1 DELEGATIONS AND WORKCAMPS 1) Island Brethren continue the work of Jesus. 2) Delegation sees the situation in Palestine and Israel first-hand. 3) Nigeria workcampers experience microcosm of Kingdom of God.