Newsline for November 18, 2010

“I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart” (Psalm 9:1a). 1) Progressive Brethren Gathering hears from seminary president. 2) Church helps Haitians access clean water during cholera outbreak. 3) NCC centennial gathering celebrates 100 years of ecumenism. 4) Spanish language ministry training track is available to Brethren. 5) Disaster volunteers receive a

Newsline for September 23, 2010

New at www.brethren.org  is a photo album from Sudan, providing glimpses into the work of Michael Wagner, Church of the Brethren mission staff seconded to the Africa Inland Church-Sudan. Wagner began work in southern Sudan in early July. His home congregation is Mountville (Pa.) Church of the Brethren. Find the album at www.brethren.org/site/PhotoAlbumUser?view=UserAlbum&AlbumID=12209. “If you,

Brethren Couple to Join Faculty of North Korean University

Church of the Brethren Newsline Jan. 29, 2010 A Church of the Brethren couple from Kansas, Robert and Linda Shank, are to teach at North Korea’s new Pyongyang University of Science and Techology opening this spring. The Shanks will be working in North Korea under the auspices of the Church of the Brethren’s Global Mission

Emergency Disaster Fund Receives More Than $100,000 for Haiti

Sunday school classes at Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren in Elgin, Ill. (above), Elizabethtown (Pa.) College students, seniors at a Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville, Ohio, musicians at the University of La Verne, and churches of Virlina District are among the many across the country who are contributing to the Church of the Brethren relief

Disaster Ministries Executive Posts Final Journal Entries from Haiti Trip

Roy Winter (top center in red hat), executive of Brethren Disaster Ministries, stands in front of a house his program built in Port-au-Prince. Winter’s group visited the house during their delegation to the earthquake affected areas of Port-au-Prince, and found the Brethren-built house still stands while neighboring buildings have collapsed. View a video interview with Winter filmed on his return from Haiti yesterday (go to PageServer?pagename=serve_brethren_disaster_ministries

Brethren Congregations Across the US Take Part in the Haiti Relief Effort

Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren collected and assembled 300-plus hygiene kits for Haiti after church on Sunday. Sunday school classes helped assemble the kits, which will be sent to the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md., for processing and shipping to Haiti, where they will be distributed by Church World Service to quake survivors.

On Earth Peace Reports Mid-Year Financial Concern

Church of the Brethren Newsline April 6, 2009 On Earth Peace in a recent newsletter has reported concerns about its finances. The organization currently is at the mid-point in its fiscal year. “At the half-way point of our fiscal year, our income is running about $9,500 above expenses,” reported executive director Bob Gross in follow

Newsline Extra for March 25, 2009

Newsline Extra: Upcoming Events March 25, 2009 “…Sustain in me a willing spirit” (Psalm 51:12b). UPCOMING EVENTS 1) April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. 2) Bethany Seminary offers webcast, ‘A Jewish Tentmaker Preaches Peace.’ 3) Dedication of Christopher Saur I historical marker planned for April. 4) More events: Good Friday Witness, Kline Homestead benefit, more.

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 for November 5, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Lead a life worthy of the calling…” (Ephesians 4:1b). NEWS 1) Grants support hurricane response, Zimbabwe food crisis. 2) Amwell Church of the Brethren celebrates 275 years. 3) Brethren bits: Remembrances, personnel, jobs, events, more. UPCOMING EVENTS 4) ‘We Are Able’ is among new workcamps