Newsline for May 5, 2011

“Give us today our daily bread” Matthew 6:11 (NIV) Coming soon: a Newsline Special Report from the Church of the Brethren’s 13th Intercultural Consultation. Also to come in Newsline on May 16:  A full report on the merger of the Church of the Brethren Credit Union with the Corporate America Family Credit Union, approved by

NCC: Death of bin Laden Must Be a Turning Point for Peace

Find the full NCC statement and list of signers at www.ncccusa.org/news/110503binladen.html . For an action alert from the Peace Witness Ministries of the Church of the Brethren go to http://cob.convio.net/site/MessageViewer?em_id=11361.0&dlv_id=13641 . To join in discussion with Peace Witness Ministry staff and other Brethren about what the church should say about the war in Afghanistan and

A Prayer Response to the Killing of Osama bin Laden

The following prayer is offered by Joshua Brockway, Church of the Brethren director of Spiritual Life and Discipleship: God of the empty tomb, whose life and resurrection we celebrate in this season of Easter, we are confronted by so much death–from the demise of thousands of nameless individuals to celebrations over the killing of notorious criminals–while