A Message from the Third International Historic Peace Churches Consultation

A message from the third international historic peace churches consultation. Surakarta (Solo City), Java, Indonesia; Dec. 1-8, 2007 To all our sisters and brothers in the Historic Peace Churches and in the wider ecumenical fellowship of Christians, we send you loving greetings and the peace of the living Christ Spirit. We, members of the Church

Newsline for January 2, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…Walk humbly with your God” (Micah 6:8b). NEWS 1) Visit to India Brethren finds a church maintaining its faith. 2) Historic Peace Churches Asia gathering is held in Indonesia. 3) Grants help continue Hurricane Katrina rebuilding efforts. 4) Nigerian church leader completes doctoral study on

Number of Brethren Groups to Observe Day of Prayer for Peace Now Over 70

Church of the Brethren Newsline September 7, 2007 “It has been incredible to watch the number of Brethren communities involved in the International Day of Prayer for Peace multiply,” wrote Mimi Copp in an e-mail update today. “We are now over 70 congregations and colleges joining in this global time of prayer. Our original goal

Newsline for August 29, 2007

“The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.” Psalm 23:1 NEWS 1) Brethren Benefit Trust offers resource to find health insurance. 2) Shepherd’s Spring will build and host a Heifer Global Village. 3) Brethren Volunteer Service introduces 275th orientation unit. 4) Northern Ohio District declares that ‘Faith Is in the Following.’ 5) Brethren bits:

Newsline Extra for June 7, 2007

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel; it is the power of God….” Romans 1:16a UPDATE: ANNUAL CONFERENCE 1) Global Mission and Congregational Life programs combine dinner events at 2007 Annual Conference. 2) Annual Conference bits and pieces. UPDATE: 300th ANNIVERSARY 3) 300th anniversary curriculum: ‘Piecing Together the Brethren Way.’ 4) 300th anniversary bits

Newsline for February 28, 2007

“The Lord is my light and my salvation….” — Psalm 27:1a NEWS 1) Neuman-Lee and Shumate head 2007 Annual Conference ballot. 2) General Board Executive Committee visits disaster relief in the Gulf. 3) Gather ’Round staff set plans for future 4) Brethren member participates in Darfur work of UN subcommittee. 5) Fund gives grants to