Ecumenical Committee Plans for Annual Conference

Special events at this year’s Annual Conference, and work on ecumenical relationships with other denominations, topped the agenda at the spring meeting of the Committee on Interchurch Relations. The group, which is a joint committee of the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference and the General Board, met by conference call on April 4. Ecumenical […]

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Alerts from the Nation’s Capital

Brethren Witness/Washington Office calls for support of Gulf Coast funding A May 3 Action Alert from the Brethren Witness/Washington Office has called on Brethren to urge their congressional representatives to fully support Gulf Coast housing funding in HR 4939, including $5.2 billion in Community Development Block Grant funds for the Gulf Coast region, $202 million […]

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Newsline for May 10, 2006

“Now the Lord said to Abram, `Go from your country….’” — Genesis 12:1a NEWS 1) Bethany Seminary holds 101st commencement. 2) Puerto Rican theology students celebrate graduation. 3) Walk Across America is `heading for home’…for now. 4) Brethren bits: Correction, remembrance, job openings, and more. PERSONNEL 5) Jim Yaussy Albright resigns from Illinois and Wisconsin […]

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Brethren Academy Offers Courses Open to Students, Pastors, Laypeople

The Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership offers an array of courses in theological and biblical study, open to students in the Training in Ministry and Education for Shared Ministry programs as well as pastors seeking continuing education, and interested laypeople. The academy is a ministry training partnership of the Church of the Brethren General Board […]

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Puerto Rican Theology Students Celebrate Graduation

The Instituto Teologico de Puerto Rico Iglesia de los Hermanos (Theological Institute of Puerto Rico, Church of the Brethren) held its graduation service on Saturday, April 9, at the Yahuecas, Cristo Nuestra Paz Fellowship Church of the Brethren. Graduates include Ildefonso Baerga Torres, Carmen Cruz Rodriguez, Carmen L. Fernandini Ruiz, Miguelina Medina Nieves, Jose E. […]

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