Children’s Disaster Services Highlighted in New Book

(June 11, 2007) — Children’s Disaster Services (formerly Disaster Child Care) has a chapter in a new book by author Roberta R. Owens, of the Legacy of Caring organization. The book is titled “Faith in Children: Stories from Faith-Based Children’s Centers.” Children’s Disaster Services is a ministry of the Church of the Brethren General Board. […]

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Daily News: June 8, 2007

(June 8, 2007) — Manchester College, is bringing what it hopes will be a record Class of 2011 on campus during June for advising and registration sessions. The 119th year of the Church of the Brethren-related liberal arts college in North Manchester, Ind., begins Aug. 29. The college anticipates 350 new students this fall, a […]

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Newsline Extra for June 7, 2007

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel; it is the power of God….” Romans 1:16a UPDATE: ANNUAL CONFERENCE 1) Global Mission and Congregational Life programs combine dinner events at 2007 Annual Conference. 2) Annual Conference bits and pieces. UPDATE: 300th ANNIVERSARY 3) 300th anniversary curriculum: ‘Piecing Together the Brethren Way.’ 4) 300th anniversary bits […]

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Newsline for June 6, 2007

“Be still, and know that I am God!” Psalm 46:10a NEWS 1) Church of the Brethren membership decline continues. 2) Brethren Benefit Trust screens top 25 defense contractors. 3) On Earth Peace board meets with Cross-Cultural Consultation. 4) Letter to President Bush supports UN Population Fund. 5) Brethren bits: Corrections, remembrance, personnel, and more. PERSONNEL […]

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Letter to President Bush Supports UN Population Fund

(June 1, 2007) — The Brethren Witness/Washington Office has sent a letter to President Bush regarding funding of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The letter dated April 20 was signed by Phil Jones as director of the office, which is a ministry of the General Board. The letter described the fund as “an international […]

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