Fasting Initiative Focuses on World’s Vulnerable

A fasting initiative that starts March 28 is gaining attention from the Global Food Crisis Fund and the peace witness and advocacy office of the Church of the Brethren. Hunger advocate Tony Hall is appealing to Americans to join him in the fast, out of concern for rising food and energy prices and impending budget

Newsline for March 23, 2011

“Whoever does not carry the cross and follow me cannot be my disciple” (Luke 14:27). Newsline will have a guest editor for several issues this year. Kathleen Campanella, director of partner and public relations at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md., will edit Newsline during three periods of time in April, June, and

Religious and Humanitarian Groups Speak Out on the Federal Budget

The “What Would Jesus Cut?” campaign initiated by the Sojourners community in Washington, D.C., calls on people of faith to face lawmakers with this question. The Church of the Brethren has signed on to the campaign along with a number of other Christian denominations and organizations across the country. “Our faith tells us that that the moral