New Community Project turns 20 this year! Over these two decades, we’ve covered a lot of ground and want to offer some high-lights of our work. Of course, numbers don’t tell the whole story, as our impact isn’t always visible and countable. But figures do perhaps provide some indication of progress toward our oft-stated goal of “changing the world.” So let’s see how they add up!
This year for their Witness Weekend, Cabool (Mo.) Church of the Brethren will be hosting a workshop on Nov. 5-6 at the church and online featuring David Radcliff, director of the New Community Project.
Mountville Church of the Brethren in Atlantic Northeast District has done a couple of things recently to be “Jesus in the Neighborhood.”
July 1, 2010 “If you love me, you will obey what I command” (John 14:15, NIV). NEWS 1) Brethren leader at White House meeting on Israel and Palestine. 2) Church leaders meet with Secretary of Agriculture on childhood hunger. PERSONNEL 3) Blevins to lead ecumenical peace program for NCC and Church of the Brethren.
April 7, 2010 “We, who are many, are one body in Christ” (Romans 12:5). NEWS 1) Special Response Resource Committee concludes its work. 2) Denomination’s new Vision Committee holds first meeting. 3) Gather ’Round is ‘starting over.’ 4) On Earth Peace board plans for a future with hope. 5) Brethren Digital Archives group introduces
March 10, 2010 “O God, you are my God, I seek you…” (Psalm 63:1a). NEWS 1) MAA and Brotherhood Mutual give Safe Ministry Reward to church. 2) Renewed violence in Nigeria prompts call for prayer. 3) Credit Union offers donations to Haiti for loans. 4) Brethren Disaster Ministries calls for more volunteers this
Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Dec. 3, 2009 “The Lord is with you” (Luke 1:28b). NEWS 1) National Council of Churches issues messages supporting nuclear disarmament, health care reform. 2) New Fire young adult movement dreams, takes action. 3) Bethany Seminary announces new
Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Oct. 7, 2009 “Rescue the weak and the needy…” (Psalm 82:4a). NEWS 1) Brethren Disaster Ministries responds to Indonesia, flooding in Georgia. 2) Brethren staff take part in national conversations on disaster guidelines. 3) 128 faith communities participate
Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Sept. 9, 2009 “If you love me, you will obey what I command” (John 14:15, NIV) NEWS 1) Annual Conference announces 2010 theme, study committees organize. 2) Junior High Conference exceeds seed grant in ‘reverse offering.’ 3) Workcamp
“Stop and consider the wondrous works of God” (Job 37:14b). EARTH DAY 1) Environmental resources recommended by Brethren, ecumenical groups. 2) Brethren bits for Earth Day. UPCOMING EVENTS 3) Annual Conference to address five new business items, ends online registration May 8. 4) Cross Cultural Celebration to be webcast from Miami. 5) International Day of