Mission and Ministry Board Sets Framework for Strategic Planning, 2011 Budget

Newsline Special: Mission and Ministry Board holds fall meeting Oct. 21, 2010 “…To give light to those who sit in darkness, and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace” (Luke 1:79).   DENOMINATIONAL BOARD SETS FRAMEWORK FOR STRATEGIC PLANNING, ADOPTS 2011 BUDGET The board theme was “Hearers and

Newsline for October 7, 2010

“All who believed were together and had all things in common” (Acts 2:44). NEWS 1) Summer workcamps explore passion, practices of early church. 2) Disaster ministry opens new Tennessee project, announces grants. PERSONNEL 3) Heishmans announce decision to leave Dominican Republic mission. 4) Fahrney-Keedy names Keith R. Bryan as president. 5) On Earth Peace announces

Newsline for July 7, 2010

July 7, 2010 “If you love me, you will obey what I command” (John 14:15 NIV), A REVIEW OF ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2010 1) Resolution Against Torture is adopted by Annual Conference. 2) Delegates approve church bylaws, act on two queries and a recommendation on appeals. 3) Hearing gives first look at Special Response process in

Conference Confirms Nominees to Boards of Church Agencies

224th Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — July 6, 2010 The Annual Conference today confirmed the nominations and appointments of a number of people to serve on boards of Church of the Brethren agencies: Confirmations of board members to the Church of the Brethren Mission and Ministry Board: Rebecca Ball-Miller

Resolution on Gun Violence, 2011 Budget on Agenda for Denominational Board

224th Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — July 3, 2010   A “Resolution on Ending Gun Violence” and a budget parameter for 2011 topped the agenda at today’s meeting of the Church of the Brethren’s Mission and Ministry Board. The group held its pre-Annual Conference meeting in Pittsburgh, Pa., led

Annual Conference Bits and Pieces

224th Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — July 2, 2010 Mission and Ministry Board announces new leadership The Church of the Brethren Mission and Ministry Board has announced new members of its Executive Committee, and new appointments to other committees of the board and Annual Conference. Quotes of the Day

Newsline Special for March 19, 2010

  The Mission and Ministry Board held a blessing and laying on of hands for the new Strategic Planning Working Group during its spring meetings on March 12-16. The new group will help guide the board’s long-range strategic planning process that has begun with this meeting. Members of the working group are named in the

Newsline Extra for March 11, 2010

  March 11, 2010 UPCOMING EVENTS 1) Webinars in March focus on healthy congregations, evangelism. 2) Older Adult Month is celebrated in May. 3) ‘Every War Has Two Losers’ to be shown at Bethany Seminary. 4) ‘Standing Up With Jesus!’ is theme for annual family camp. Brethren bits: One Great Hour, Annual Conference blog, and

Cincinnati Church Starts BVS Volunteer Community House

Church of the Brethren Newsline Oct. 23, 2009 Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) and Cincinnati (Ohio) Church of the Brethren have partnered to open a BVS House as part of an initiative to develop community living opportunities for volunteers. The initiative, which was announced last year, envisions a number of volunteer community houses supported by BVS

Newsline for Oct. 22, 2009

Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Oct. 22, 2009 “But be doers of the word, and not merely hearers…” (James 1:22a). NEWS 1) Mission and Ministry Board adopts budget, begins strategic financial planning. Brethren bits: Seminary courses, anniversaries, and other upcoming events (see column