We believe in working for peace, not war. We try to live in harmony with our families, our friends, and our neighbors. But very few go out seeking violent places and trying to bring the peace of Jesus to people even there. Michael “MJ” Sharp was one of those who did.
As we begin this new year, it is with great joy that Middlebury (Ind.) Church of the Brethren’s Little Lites Daycare Ministry celebrates receiving a “Build, Learn, Grow Stabilization” grant from Indiana’s Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning. The grant was made possible by funding that the state of Indiana received from the 2021 American Rescue Plan Act. Little Lites received $134,300–the amount of three months’ estimated expenses.
Nov. 4, 2010 “God’s paths get you where you want to go” (Hosea 14:9b, the Message). Partners of the American Red Cross–including Children’s Disaster Services of the Church of the Brethren–gathered to witness the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement between the ARC and FEMA in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 22. “Partner representatives later met to begin
Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Newsline Extra: International Day of Prayer for Peace and Other Upcoming Events Sept. 7, 2009 “…So that in me you may have peace” (John 16:33). INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER FOR PEACE 1) Congregations plan for the International
223rd Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren San Diego, California — June 29, 2009 For the past several years Brethren Community Ministries of Harrisburg, Pa., has worked with inner-city youth on conflict resolution skills. Youth are mentored through a series of five stages of skills development in this program, which has become known as
223rd Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren San Diego, California — June 29, 2009 Michael Kinnamon, general secretary of the National Council of Churches of Christ (NCC), was the featured speaker at the annual Ecumenical Luncheon hosted by the Church of the Brethren’s Committee on Interchurch Relations (CIR). Church of the Brethren general secretary
223rd Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren San Diego, California — June 29, 2009 Are the students in your youth ministry equipped with the tools necessary to grow deeper in their relationship with God? That’s the question that every youth worker ponders and is the question Michael Novelli sought to answer when he first
223rd Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren San Diego, California — June 28, 2009 Womaen’s Caucus Luncheon focuses on peace and justice concerns, honors Riemans Pamela Brubaker, professor of Religion and Ethics at California Lutheran University, was the featured speaker at the Womaen’s Caucus Luncheon today. She shared stories of her recent journeys
223rd Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren San Diego, California — June 28, 2009 Sunday afternoon June 28 around 100 junior high and high school youth from the Church of the Brethren, along with several adult advisors, loaded buses and traveled to Border Field State Park just south of San Diego on the border
223rd Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren San Diego, California — June 26, 2009 “We tend to resist change, especially in the area of the sacred. But, Jesus was change,” shared Margaret Gray Towne, presenter at the Voices for an Open Spirit dinner. Towne, author of Honest to Genesis: A Biblical and Scientific Challenge to