Newsline for August 2, 2006

“Pursue love….” — 1 Corinthians 14:1a NEWS 1) Disaster Child Care cares for children evacuated from Lebanon. 2) Brethren join religious coalition to reconstruct churches on Gulf coast. 3) ‘Disaster Wall’ graced with the names of hundreds of volunteers. 4) Southern Plains District meets about ‘Love and Little Things.’ 5) Historical marker to commemorate Brethren

Historical Marker to Commemorate Brethren Meetings in North Manchester, Ind.

The Indiana Historical Bureau will be presenting a new historical marker to the town of North Manchester, Ind., commemorating the social and economic impact of Brethren Annual Meetings that were held there in 1878, 1888, and 1900. This is the first State Historical Marker to be awarded to the North Manchester area, and the first

Association of Brethren Caregivers Makes Personnel Announcements

The Association of Brethren Caregivers (ABC) has made two personnel announcements today, the appointments of Mary Lou Garrison as director of Wellness Ministry in a position also supported by the Church of the Brethren General Board and Brethren Benefit Trust; and Kim Ebersole as director of Older Adult Ministry and Family Life Ministry.   —

Newsline for May 10, 2006

“Now the Lord said to Abram, `Go from your country….’” — Genesis 12:1a NEWS 1) Bethany Seminary holds 101st commencement. 2) Puerto Rican theology students celebrate graduation. 3) Walk Across America is `heading for home’…for now. 4) Brethren bits: Correction, remembrance, job openings, and more. PERSONNEL 5) Jim Yaussy Albright resigns from Illinois and Wisconsin

Manchester College Reports Violence Decline, but ‘Alarming’ Trends for Most Vulnerable

While violence statistically is on the decline in the US, the nation is setting an alarming trend in how it treats the most vulnerable–the hungry, homeless, and uninsured families. That’s the report from researchers at Manchester College in their latest National Index of Violence and Harm, according to a press release. The college located in

Newsline for January 9, 1998

1) The Manchester Church of the Brethren, North Manchester, Ind., was destroyed Wednesday by fire. 2) A Manchester congregation member reflects on what was lost, but what was saved. 3) The Butler Chapel A.M.E. church in Orangeburg, S.C. will be dedicated this weekend. 4) WWW.Brethren.Org, the new official denominational web site, is now online with information about the Butler

Newsline

) The Manchester Church of the Brethren, North Manchester, Ind., was destroyed Wednesday by fire. 2) A Manchester congregation member reflects on what was lost, but what was saved. 3) The Butler Chapel A.M.E. church in Orangeburg, S.C. will be dedicated this weekend. 4) WWW.Brethren.Org, the new official denominational web site, is now online with information about the Butler