Disaster Leadership Training Provides Unique Experience

The month of October has been a month of excitement, anticipation, and new beginnings, reports Jane Yount, coordinator of Brethren Disaster Response for the Church of the Brethren General Board. The month represented a new beginning for leadership in the program, as 26 people from 13 states participated in two disaster project leadership trainings in […]

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Trust Created to Help Preserve John Kline Homestead

A John Kline Homestead Preservation Trust has been created in hopes of preserving the home of Elder John Kline, a leader of the Brethren during the Civil War. The trust’s steering committee is holding a meeting Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. at nearby Linville Creek Church of the Brethren in Broadway, Va., to determine whether […]

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Newsline for October 25, 2006

“Hear, my child, and be wise, and direct your mind in the way.” — Proverbs 23:19 NEWS 1) Trust is created to help preserve John Kline homestead. 2) Brethren Volunteer Service Unit 272 begins work. 3) Atlantic Northeast District Conference meets on ‘Together’ theme. 4) MAX supports denominational wellness ministry. 5) Colorado Brethren and Mennonite […]

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General Board Meets This Weekend

The Church of the Brethren General Board holds its fall meetings this weekend at the Church of the Brethren General Offices in Elgin, Ill. The Executive Committee meets today, Oct. 20. Meetings of the full board continue on Oct. 21-23, Saturday through Monday morning. The event closes with a professional growth workshop led by administration, […]

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Brethren and Mennonite Youth in Colorado Join for Retreat

Church of the Brethren and Mennonite youth in the Denver and Colorado Springs areas of Colorado participated in “River of Life,” a weekend of service on Aug. 18-20. Students including youth from Prince of Peace Church of the Brethren arrived at First Mennonite Church to examine how the Anabaptist faith tradition teaches them to be […]

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MAX Supports Church of the Brethren’s Wellness Ministry

MAX Mutual Aid eXchange of Overland Park, Kan., has donated funds to support the Wellness Ministry of the Association of Brethren Caregivers (ABC) in 2006, and is increasing its donation to the Wellness Ministry in 2007. The Wellness Ministry is a denominational ministry, as a collaboration between ABC, Brethren Benefit Trust, and the Church of […]

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Christian Peacemaker Teams Work Against Depleted Uranium Weapons

“A movement is afoot to stop the production and use of depleted uranium (DU) weapons,” reported On Earth Peace’s Peace Witness Action List, which distributed a recent report from a Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) campaign. The Nonviolent Campaign to End the Production of DU Weapons is a grassroots movement based in a regional CPT group […]

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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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