Newsline for December 3, 2008

December 3, 2008 “Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…All the ends of the earth shall see the salvation of our God” (Isaiah 52:10b). NEWS 1) Bethany Theological Seminary Board of Trustees holds fall meeting. 2) Brethren participate in NCC assembly, anniversary celebration. 3) Deadline extended for nominations for denominational offices.

Newsline Extra for November 21, 2008

November 21, 2008 “Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Open to me the gates of righteousness, that I may enter through them and give thanks to the Lord” (Psalms 118:19). RESOURCES 1) Brethren Press recommends resources for holiday gifts. 2) Brethren Press offers two new Bible studies for the winter. 3)

Historic Peace Churches to Hold North American Gathering

Church of the Brethren Newsline “Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ November 21, 2008 The three Historic Peace Churches are planning a meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., on Jan. 13-17, 2009, titled “Heeding God’s Call: A Gathering on Peace.” The meeting is by invitation, and is a joint effort of the Church

Daily News: November 7, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Nov. 7, 2008) — The Brethren Witness/Washington Office has highlighted Thanksgiving resources in its most recent “Action Alert.” The office recommends resources from the National Council of Churches and the National Farm Worker Ministry to Brethren for this year’s celebrations of harvest and Thanksgiving. The

Daily News for November 6, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Nov. 6, 2008) — The National Council of Churches 2008 General Assembly will meet in Denver, Colo., on Nov. 11-13 on the theme, “Jesus said…Whoever is not against you is for you” (Luke 9:50). The assembly also is the annual meeting of Church World Service.

Newsline for October 22, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Do not neglect the gift that is in you…” (1 Timothy 4:14a). NEWS 1) Children come first for some volunteers. 2) Leadership Team reviews budget and planning for Annual Conference. 3) Brethren representatives attend conference on human trafficking. 4) Brethren bits: Remembrance, personnel, job openings,

Newsline for October 8, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Lord, you have been our dwelling place…” (Psalm 90:1). NEWS 1) Committee places increased emphasis on interfaith relations. 2) Reconciliation meetings are held in the Dominican Republic. 3) Brethren Disaster Relief Auction raises $425,000. 4) Brethren bits: Remembrance, personnel, giving to the denomination, more. PERSONNEL

Daily News: September 29, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Sept. 29, 2008) — The Church of the Brethren’s Committee on Interchurch Relations (CIR) met in Elgin, Ill., on Sept. 4-6. Increased emphasis on interfaith understanding and relations was a frequent topic of discussion throughout the meetings. In addition to a list of ongoing priorities,

Daily News: June 27, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (June 27, 2008) — Several Church of the Brethren congregations are exploring taking part in Churches Supporting Churches, the ecumenical effort to partner with congregations in areas affected by Hurricane Katrina. University Baptist and Brethren Church in State College, Pa., has made the commitment to

Newsline: Earth Day Special for April 22, 2008

April 22, 2008 Church of the Brethren Newsline “Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” NEWS 1) Brethren are at work with unique recycling company. 2) Juniata College to establish Chestnut species orchard. 3) Brethren bits: Pastors’ canoe trip, Great Green Congregations. FEATURE 4) Had I Looked Around the Corner: Thoughts on