Newsline for Feb. 11, 2010

  Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Feb. 11, 2010 “O God…I seek you, my soul thirsts for you” (Psalm 6:3a). NEWS 1) Haitian-American Brethren experience losses, grief following earthquake. 2) Church of the Brethren reports pre-audit financial results for 2009. 3) Center ships 158,000

Special Response Resource Committee Is Named

223rd Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren San Diego, California — June 29, 2009 The Standing Committee of district delegates today named the members of a Special Response Resource Committee called for by the action of Annual Conference to accept two items of business as “special response” items to be dealt with using the

Newsline for June 17, 2009

“…But the word of our God will stand forever” (Isaiah 39:8b). NEWS 1) Listening process will help reshape Brethren Witness program. 2) Caring Ministries programs to work from within Congregational Life. 3) Emergency Disaster Fund issues four grants for international work. 4) Brethren bits: Correction, remembrances, job openings, and more. PERSONNEL 5) Amy Gingerich resigns

Newsline for October 22, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Do not neglect the gift that is in you…” (1 Timothy 4:14a). NEWS 1) Children come first for some volunteers. 2) Leadership Team reviews budget and planning for Annual Conference. 3) Brethren representatives attend conference on human trafficking. 4) Brethren bits: Remembrance, personnel, job openings,

Brethren Member Killed in Indonesia Plane Crash

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Aug. 15, 2008) — David Craig Clapper, a mission pilot and a member of White Oak Church of the Brethren in Manheim, Pa., was killed on Aug. 9 when his small airplane crashed in a mountainous area of Papua, in eastern Indonesia. The wreckage was

Newsline for October 10, 2007

October 10, 2007 “Make a joyful noise to God, all the earth” (Psalm 66:1). NEWS 1) Joint statement is issued from discussion of Annual Conference exhibit policy. 2) ABC Board receives multicultural sensitivity training. 3) Committee receives challenge from American Baptists. 4) Children’s Disaster Services trains ‘CJ’s Bus’ volunteers. 5) Atlantic Southeast District holds a

Brethren Revival Fellowship Holds Its General Meeting

Church of the Brethren Newsline September 28, 2007 With the theme, “The Future of the Church of the Brethren,” about 135 Church of the Brethren members from several states and nine districts attended the annual meeting of the Brethren Revival Fellowship (BRF) on Sept. 8 at Shank’s Church of the Brethren in Greencastle, Pa. John