Plans Announced for 300th Anniversary Events at Annual Conference

Church of the Brethren Newsline July 30, 2007 The 2008 Church of the Brethren Annual Conference will feature special events celebrating the 300th anniversary of the Brethren, 1708-2008, as announced recently by the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary Committee. The Conference will be held in Richmond, Va., on July 12-16. The Conference planners are […]

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Foods Resource Bank Holds Annual Meeting

Church of the Brethren Newsline July 27, 2007 The Foods Resource Bank (FRB) annual meeting took place in mid-July at Sauder Village in Archbold, northwest Ohio. Global Food Crisis Fund manager Howard Royer was among several Church of the Brethren members who attended. Brethren participate in the Foods Resource Bank through the Global Food Crisis […]

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Brethren Plan for International Day of Prayer for Peace

Church of the Brethren Newsline July 23, 2007 On Earth Peace and the Brethren Witness/Washington Office are asking congregations and faith communities to pray publicly about violence in their communities and the world, on or near the International Day of Prayer for Peace, Sept. 21, 2007. The event is connected with the World Council of […]

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Newsline Extra for July 19, 2007

“Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.” Romans 12:21 UPCOMING EVENTS 1) Churches invited to sponsor public prayer on International Day of Prayer for Peace. 2) Shane Hipps to lead workshops on faith in a media culture. 3) 300th anniversary update: Registration opens for Germantown event, academic conference. 4) 300th anniversary […]

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Newsline for July 18, 2007

“All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to the Lord….” Psalm 22:27a NEWS 1) Seven students graduate from ministry training programs. 2) Brethren tackle growing projects for Foods Resource Bank. 3) Assessment team travels to Sudan in preparation for new mission. 4) Brethren grants support disaster relief and hunger relief efforts. 5) […]

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Churches to Sponsor Vigils for International Day of Prayer for Peace

Church of the Brethren Newsline July 16, 2007 The Brethren Witness/Washington Office and On Earth Peace are calling on congregations to organize prayer events as part of the World Council of Churches’ International Day of Prayer for Peace on Sept. 21. The Brethren Witness/Washington Office is a ministry of the Church of the Brethren General […]

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Ten Grants are Given for Disaster Relief, Work Against Hunger

Church of the Brethren Newsline July 13, 2007 Ten recent grants from the Emergency Disaster Fund and the Global Food Crisis Fund total $126,500. The grants support work in Indonesia following flooding, New Orleans rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina, the Foods Resource Bank, areas in China affected by an earthquake, the northeast US following storms, children […]

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