Brethren Revival Fellowship Holds Its General Meeting

Church of the Brethren Newsline September 28, 2007 With the theme, “The Future of the Church of the Brethren,” about 135 Church of the Brethren members from several states and nine districts attended the annual meeting of the Brethren Revival Fellowship (BRF) on Sept. 8 at Shank’s Church of the Brethren in Greencastle, Pa. John […]

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Newsline for September 26, 2007

September 26, 2007 “Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near” (Philippians 4:5). NEWS 1) Congregations across US, Nigeria, Puerto Rico pray for peace. 2) BBT issues alert about proposed rules on minority shareholders. 3) Council holds meeting to review Annual Conference decisions. 4) Congregations to be asked for new information about […]

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Congregations Across World Pray for Alternatives to Violence

Church of the Brethren Newsline September 21, 2007 More than 90 congregations and other communities associated with the Church of the Brethren, including groups in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Nigeria, are sponsoring events this week as part of the International Day of Prayer for Peace, Sept. 21. “This initiative has clearly tapped into […]

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Ministry of Reconciliation Offers Fall Practitioner Workshop and Consultation

Church of the Brethren Newsline September 20, 2007 The Ministry of Reconciliation of On Earth Peace has announced its 2007 fall practitioner workshop, “Appreciative Inquiry Workshop/Practitioner Consultation,” at Camp Alexander Mack, Milford, Ind., on Nov. 14-16. The event is for church leaders, Shalom Team members, pastors, and consultants who are interested in leading congregations through […]

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Newsline Special: 300th Anniversary Opening Event at Germantown

September 18, 2007 Germantown Church hosts opening event of the 300th anniversary celebration (La Iglesia de Germantown patrocina la abertura para celebrar el 300avo aniversario) On Sept. 15-16 Germantown Church of the Brethren in Philadelphia hosted the opening event of a year-long celebration of the 300th anniversary of the Brethren movement, which began in Germany […]

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Association of Brethren Caregivers Seeks Child Safety Policies from Congregations

Church of the Brethren Newsline September 13, 2007 The Association of Brethren Caregivers (ABC) is asking Church of the Brethren congregations that have implemented a Child Safety Policy and/or a Covenant for Childcare Volunteers to send a copy of these policies to its Family Life Ministry. ABC is working to respond to the Child Abuse […]

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Newsline for September 12, 2007

September 12, 2007 “…A place in the family…” (Acts 26:18b from “The Message”). NEWS 1) Caring Ministries Assembly 2007 focuses on ‘Being Family.’ 2) Youth cabinet issues 300th anniversary challenge to youth groups. 3) Steering committee plans next denominational gathering for young adults. 4) Western Plains District meeting invites, ‘Come and Walk with Jesus.’ 5) […]

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