Personnel Announcements for January 13, 2006

Several personnel announcements have been made recently by Church of the Brethren agencies or Brethren-related organizations, including the General Board, Idaho District, Peter Becker Community, and MAX (Mutual Aid eXchange). Mary Lou Garrison, director of Human Resources for the Church of the Brethren General Board, has announced her retirement effective July 28. She began in […]

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Annual Conference Committees Meet, Set New Guidelines, Structure 2006 Ballot

Two committees of the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference met recently, the Nominating Committee of the Annual Conference Standing Committee, and the Program and Arrangement Committee. The Nominating Committee met at the Church of the Brethren General Offices in Elgin, Ill., to structure the ballot for the 2006 Annual Conference, to be held in […]

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Committee Holds First Meeting on New Mission in Haiti

The Haiti Advisory Committee for the Church of the Brethren mission in Haiti held its first meeting on Dec. 17, 2005, at L’Eglise des Freres Haitiens (Haitian Church of the Brethren) in Miami, Fla. While seeking to clarify its role in the new mission effort, the group received a report of a fledgling Church of […]

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Newsline for January 4, 2006

“…You are citizens with the saints and also members of the household of God.” — Ephesians 2:19b NEWS 1) Committee holds first meeting on new mission in Haiti. 2) Manchester College researchers report decline in violence but ‘alarming’ trends for most vulnerable in nation. 3) On tsunami anniversary, Church World Service sees signs of recovery […]

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Manchester College Reports Violence Decline, but ‘Alarming’ Trends for Most Vulnerable

While violence statistically is on the decline in the US, the nation is setting an alarming trend in how it treats the most vulnerable–the hungry, homeless, and uninsured families. That’s the report from researchers at Manchester College in their latest National Index of Violence and Harm, according to a press release. The college located in […]

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