Church of the Brethren Closes Its Washington Office

Church of the Brethren Newsline March 20, 2009 The Church of the Brethren has closed its Washington Office, as of March 19. The decision is part of an overall plan created by executive staff to respond to financial challenges facing the denomination and the decision of the Mission and Ministry Board to reduce the operating

Mission and Ministry Board Announces Reorganization Results

Church of the Brethren Newsline March 19, 2009 The Church of the Brethren’s Mission and Ministry Board has announced the results of its action to immediately reorganize to comply with the number of members approved by Annual Conference when the Association of Brethren Caregivers and the General Board merged. The action was taken at the

Bethany Seminary Offers Webcast, ‘A Jewish Tentmaker Preaches Peace’

Church of the Brethren Newsline March 18, 2009 Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Ind., is offering an Internet webcast on March 28 of a presentation by New Testament professor Dan Ulrich titled “A Jewish Tentmaker Preaches Peace.” The event is being held in recognition of Ulrich’s recent promotion to professor of New Testament Studies at

Bethany Theological Seminary Names New Academic Dean

Church of the Brethren Newsline March 17, 2009 Steven Schweitzer, assistant professor of Old Testament at Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Ind., will become associate professor and academic dean at Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Ind., beginning July 1, 2009. Bethany is the Church of the Brethren’s graduate school of theology. Schweitzer is a

Annual Conference Preachers, Other Leaders Announced

Church of the Brethren Newsline March 10, 2009 Preachers and other leaders for the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference to be held June 26-30 in San Diego, Calif., have been announced by the Annual Conference Office. Coordinating the worship services will be Scott Duffey of Staunton, Va. Preachers will address the Conference theme for

Pastors Complete Church Leadership Program

Nine Church of the Brethren pastors who recently completed the Advanced Foundations of Church Leadership process were honored at a banquet in Hagerstown, Ind., on Nov. 17. To celebrate their accomplishment, spouses, friends, congregational representatives, and staff gathered from around the country. The pastors recognized for completion of this program are: Eric Anspaugh of Florin

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