Daily News: June 28, 2007

(June 28, 2007) — Onsite reporting from the 2007 Church of the Brethren Annual Conference in Cleveland, Ohio, will be posted daily at http://www.brethren.org/. The daily web pages will begin to be posted as of late evening June 29 through July 4. The online news coverage will include daily overviews of Annual Conference events, reports […]

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Daily News: June 27, 2007

(June 26, 2007) — Brethren Disaster Ministries (formerly Brethren Disaster Response) is making a difference following Hurricane Katrina, reports coordinator Jane Yount. In a recent report, she released figures for the number of volunteers, work days, and homes that have been repaired or rebuilt by this program of the Church of the Brethren General Board, […]

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Daily News: June 25, 2007

(June 25, 2007) — The Church of the Brethren is cultivating 17 growing projects for the Foods Resource Bank this season. Sponsoring groups include 24 congregations, a camp, and a retirement community. Nine congregational sponsors are new to the program. The projects are located in nine states. In two current ventures–Reno-McPherson County in Kansas, and […]

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Newsline Extra for June 21, 2007

“…A place among those who are sanctified by faith….” Acts 26:18b 1) Caring Ministries Assembly centers on the theme, ‘Being Family.’ 2) Korean-American pastor to join delegation to North Korea. 3) Annual Conference update: Kenyan leader in water development to attend. 4) Annual Conference bits and pieces. 5) 300th anniversary update: Civil Rights Project invites […]

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Newsline for June 20, 2007

“On that day I will call my servant….” Isaiah 22:20a NEWS 1) Ruthann Knechel Johansen called as president of Bethany Seminary. 2) National Junior High Conference attracts 800 youth and advisors. 3) Children’s Disaster Services partners on child safety in shelters. 4) Brethren participate in national gathering on poverty and hunger. 5) Puerto Rican Brethren […]

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Daily News: June 19, 2007

(June 19, 2007) — The Bethany Theological Seminary Board of Trustees has called Ruthann Knechel Johansen of Granger, Ind., as president, beginning July 1. Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Ind., is the graduate school and academy for theological education for the Church of the Brethren. “The Board of Trustees of Bethany Seminary is very pleased […]

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