Newsline Extra for March 9, 2007

“…And your hope will not be cut off….” — Proverbs 24:14b NEWS 1) Voices from the Gulf Coast featured in General Board’s first webcast. 2) General Board to meet this weekend. FEATURE 3) Wrestling with Lent: A reflection on the Christian Peace Witness marking the 4th anniversary of the Iraq War. To receive Newsline by […]

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Daily News: March 8, 2007

(March 8, 2007) — The eight members of Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) Unit 273 have begun their terms of service. Camp Ithiel in Gotha, Fla., hosted the orientation unit from Jan. 29-Feb. 16. During the orientation volunteers had the opportunity to serve both the greater Orlando community and to fellowship with the Brethren Haitian community […]

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Daily News: March 7, 2007

(March 7, 2007) — Academy Award-winning director James Cameron has created a titanic buzz with his documentary “The Lost Tomb of Jesus.” Given the worldwide interest, veteran journalist and television news anchor Ted Koppel chose to add depth to the discussion with a televised forum on Sunday, March 4, immediately following the premiere of Cameron’s […]

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Daily News: March 6, 2007

(March 6, 2007) — Two Church of the Brethren funds have given a total of $95,000 in recent grants supporting the work of Brethren Disaster Response in the Gulf Coast, as well as aid to Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, and Vietnam. The Global Food Crisis Fund (GFCF) and the Emergency Disaster Fund (EDF) are ministries of […]

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Daily News: March 5, 2007

(March 5, 2007) — David M. Walker, the US Comptroller General, will speak at McPherson (Kan.) College on Sunday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. at Brown Auditorium. Walker was recently featured on CBS’ “60 Minutes” in a segment about US fiscal difficulties. At McPherson, Walker will discuss the United States’ four deficits: the federal budget […]

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Daily News: March 2, 2007

(March 2, 2007) — Church of the Brethren members are called to prayer today for Bluffton University, a Mennonite school in Ohio, after members of its baseball team were killed in a tragic bus accident this morning; and for Americus, Ga., and other communities across the south hit by tornados last night. The call to […]

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