Daily News: May 15, 2007

(May 15, 2007) — The New Windsor (Md.) Conference Center hosted the nine members of Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) Older Adult Unit 274 for an orientation from April 23-May 4. During the orientation, volunteers had several days to serve the community including a workday at the Brethren Service Center working at A Greater Gift/SERRV, and […]

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Daily News: May 14, 2007

(May 14, 2007) — The Committee on Interchurch Relations has announced the 2007 recipients of its annual Ecumenical Citation. The committee carries a mandate from both the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference and the General Board, and met by telephone conference call on April 3. Anna K. Buckhalter has received the individual citation, for […]

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Daily News: May 11, 2007

(May 11, 2007) — Webcasts about mental illness and the Virginia Tech tragedy are now available at the Church of the Brethren webcast site (www.cobwebcast.bethanyseminary.edu/). In a series of five webcasts offered by the Association of Brethren Caregivers (ABC), psychologist John Wenger of Anderson, Ind., a member of the Church of the Brethren, offers a […]

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Daily News: May 10, 2007

(May 10, 2007) — On May 5, Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Ind., celebrated its 102nd commencement. Two observances marked the occasion. A ceremony for conferring degrees took place in Bethany’s Nicarry Chapel. A public worship celebration was held at Richmond Church of the Brethren. President Eugene F. Roop spoke at the conferring of degrees […]

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Newsline for May 9, 2007

“Sing to the Lord a new song, his praise from the end of the earth!” — Isaiah 42:10a NEWS 1) Church’s disaster response programs are renamed. 2) Children’s Disaster Services responds to Greensburg tornado. 3) Nine denominations meet to discuss evangelism. 4) Church of the Brethren in Nigeria holds 60th Majalisa. 5) Brethren bits: Remembrance, […]

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Daily News: May 8, 2007

(May 8, 2007) — The Inter-Agency Forum of the Church of the Brethren marked its 10th anniversary as the group met April 26-27 in Elgin, Ill. The forum was created by the Standing Committee of Annual Conference in 1998, and meets annually to serve as a coordinating group for the life and activities of the […]

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Daily News: May 7, 2007

(May 7, 2007) — New names have been chosen for three disaster response programs of the Church of the Brethren General Board: Emergency Response, Disaster Child Care, and Service Ministries. “Brethren Disaster Ministries” is the new name for the Emergency Response program that encompasses the Brethren Disaster Response rebuilding ministry. Disaster Child Care is being […]

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Daily News: May 4, 2007

(May 4, 2007) — Evangelism Connections met in Nashville, Tenn., on March 26-27 to discuss how different denominations can work ecumenically on evangelism, share resources, inform each other about what they are doing, and dream about joint future projects. Representing the Church of the Brethren was Jeff Glass, a member of the Congregational Life Teams […]

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Daily News: May 3, 2007

(May 3, 2007) — Disaster Child Care has responded to the needs in New Jersey following flooding. Disaster Child Care is a ministry of the Church of the Brethren General Board. In mid-April, a massive early-spring weather system socked the east coast with a deluge of rain, the DCC office reported. New Jersey was particularly […]

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Daily News: May 2, 2007

(May 2, 2007) — It should have been a disaster–three sisters out for a little round of golf and before it’s all over there is an out of control cart, a separated shoulder, a trip to the emergency room, and no love lost because they all still love each other just as much. Maybe that’s […]

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