Newsline Special for March 12, 2009

The Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Contact cobnews@brethren.org to subscribe or unsubscribe.  March 12, 2009 “All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to the Lord” (Psalm 22:27a). MISSION AND DISASTER RESPONSE NEWS 1) Dominican Brethren celebrate 18th Annual Conference. 2) Arroyo Salado Church construction project begins in the DR. 3)

Church of the Brethren Faces Challenging Financial Situation

The Church of the Brethren is facing a challenging financial situation at the start of 2009, according to the church’s finance staff. The denomination has recorded a total net loss of $638,770 for the year 2008 (in pre-audit figures). A cluster of factors have brought about the situation, including loss of investment value, higher costs

Newsline Extra for October 23, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed…” (Romans 12:2a). 1) Church of the Brethren Mission and Ministry Board holds first meeting. PERSONNEL 2) Donna Hillcoat begins as director of Deacon Ministry. 3) Steve Bob called as director of the Church of the