Newsline for August 1, 2007

“I will give thanks to the Lord….” Psalm 9:1a NEWS 1) Butler Chapel celebrates tenth anniversary of rebuilding. 2) Foods Resource Bank holds annual meeting. 3) Grants support DR community development, Katrina relief. 4) ABC encourages support of SCHIP reauthorization. 5) Brethren bits: Personnel, job openings, Annual Conference, more. UPCOMING EVENTS 6) Course offerings are

News Reflection: Brethren Meet With USAID

Church of the Brethren Newsline July 31, 2007 Timothy Ritchey Martin, one of the pastors of Grossnickle Church of the Brethren in Myersville, Md., reflects below on a visit by members of his congregation to the offices of USAID, and their Congressman, in Washington, D.C. Grossnickle is one of the Church of the Brethren congregations

Brethren-Related Organizations Receive Large Grants

Interchurch Medical Assistance (IMA), whose offices are hosted by the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md., and Every Church a Peace Church, which was begun six years ago by an ecumenical group including Church of the Brethren representatives, have both received large grants. Every Church A Peace Church has received a grant of $500,000

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