Newsline for July 30, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “For the Lord will bless you in…all your undertakings, and you shall surely celebrate” (Deuteronomy 16:15) NEWS 1) 300th Anniversary celebration takes place this week in Germany. 2) Wal-Mart grants for $100,000 go to two Brethren colleges. 3) Brethren bits: Corrections, remembrance, job openings, and

Newsline for July 2, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…Let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us” (Hebrews 12:1b). NEWS 1) Brethren runner among 2008 Olympians. 2) Pennsylvania church takes lead in program with New Orleans churches. 3) Children’s Disaster Services winds down response to flooding. 4) Pacific Southwest engages

Daily News: June 24, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (June 24, 2008) — The Church of the Brethren’s Pacific Southwest District has begun a program of “Grants for Growth.” The district board, chaired by Bill Johnson, completed its first review of grants in Nov. 2007. Recent sales of district property have added new resources

Newsline for May 7, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…All tribes and peoples…standing before the throne….” (Rev. 7:9b) NEWS 1) Cross Cultural Celebration calls denomination to vision of Rev. 7:9. 2) Brethren prepare grant to support disaster relief in Myanmar. 3) Bethany Seminary celebrates 103rd commencement. 4) Brethren to lead out in funding for

Newsline for February 27, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Instead, strive for (God’s) kingdom…” (Luke 12:31a). NEWS 1) Annual Conference ballot for 2008 is announced. 2) Church of the Brethren sends delegation to North Korea. 3) BVS worker helps Guatemalan school raise funds. 4) Brethren funds send money to N. Korea, Darfur, Katrina rebuilding.

Newsline for February 13, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “For with the Lord there is steadfast love…” (Psalm 130:7b). NEWS 1) Joint ‘Resolution Urging Forbearance’ is approved by three agencies. 1b) Una resolucion conjunta urgiendo tolerancia fue aprobada por tres agencias. 2) Church mission executives gather in Thailand for annual meeting. 3) Emergency Disaster

Newsline for January 30, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…See, I am sending you out…” (Luke 10:3b). NEWS 1) Brethren join in Butler Chapel celebration of rebuilding. 2) On Earth Peace delegation travels to the West Bank and Israel. 3) Young Center raises more than $2 million to earn NEH grant. 4) Efforts to

Newsline for October 24, 2007

October 24, 2007 “Let all things be done for building up” (1 Corinthians 14:26). NEWS 1) On Earth Peace holds fall meeting on theme of ‘Building Bridges.’ 2) ABC seeks child safety policies from congregations. 3) Brethren Disaster Ministries opens Minnesota project. 4) Nappanee church pig roast becomes disaster response event. 5) Grants to agriculture

Newsline for August 15, 2007

“We must work the works of him who sent me….” John 9:4a NEWS 1) Agency executive committees and members of Implementation Committee hold discussion. 2) Disaster project leadership trainees are ‘hooked.’ 3) Toothpaste is removed from hygiene kits at Brethren Service Center. 4) Travel seminar takes students to visit Brethren in Brazil. 5) Conference kicks

Newsline for June 20, 2007

“On that day I will call my servant….” Isaiah 22:20a NEWS 1) Ruthann Knechel Johansen called as president of Bethany Seminary. 2) National Junior High Conference attracts 800 youth and advisors. 3) Children’s Disaster Services partners on child safety in shelters. 4) Brethren participate in national gathering on poverty and hunger. 5) Puerto Rican Brethren