Daily News: September 29, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Sept. 29, 2008) — The Church of the Brethren’s Committee on Interchurch Relations (CIR) met in Elgin, Ill., on Sept. 4-6. Increased emphasis on interfaith understanding and relations was a frequent topic of discussion throughout the meetings. In addition to a list of ongoing priorities,

Newsline Special for September 26, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “But if you are not listened to, take one or two others along…” (Matthew 18:18a). Two Church of the Brethren leaders were among some 300 international religious and political figures, including Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, at a dialogue in New York yesterday evening, Sept. 25.

Newsline for August 27, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Come, bless the Lord…” (Psalm 134:1a). NEWS 1) National Young Adult Conference meets in the mountains of Colorado. 2) Annual Conference Council holds final meeting. 3) Disabilities Ministry issues statement on movie ‘Tropic Thunder.’ 4) Brethren bits: Corrections, personnel, jobs, Hurricane Katrina, more. PERSONNEL 5)

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 Extra for June 20, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you” (Isaiah 43:2). DISASTER RESPONSE NEWS 1) Children’s Disaster Services ramps up response in flooded midwest. 2) Brethren Disaster Ministries calls for clean-up volunteers in Indiana. 3) CWS repeats call for Emergency Clean-up Buckets, issues

Newsline for April 9, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “I will give thanks to the Lord…” (Psalm 9:1a). NEWS 1) Brethren Disaster Ministries opens new Hurricane Katrina site. 2) Church of the Brethren is lead sponsor of farm program in Nicaragua. 3) Seminar considers what it means to be a ‘real Samaritan.’ 4) Submissions

Seminar Considers What It Means to Be a ‘Real Samaritan’

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (April 4, 2008) — Framed by the scripture story of the good Samaritan, Church of the Brethren youth from across the nation explored the issue of genocide this week, at the Christian Citizenship Seminar. The youth were confronted with questions of a Christian and peace

Newsline for March 12, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Do not be conformed to this world…” (Romans 12:2a). NEWS 1) General Board approves ethics document, celebrates anniversary of women’s ordination. 2) General Board closes year with net income, experiences increase in total giving. 3) Brethren bits: Personnel, job openings, and much more. PERSONNEL 4)

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.

Muslim Peacemaker Teams Members Study Effects of Depleted Uranium

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Feb. 11, 2008) — Church of the Brethren member Cliff Kindy wrote the following report of a recent study of the effects of the use of depleted uranium weapons in Iraq by members of the Muslim Peacemaker Teams. Kindy works with Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT)