Newsline for January 30, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…See, I am sending you out…” (Luke 10:3b). NEWS 1) Brethren join in Butler Chapel celebration of rebuilding. 2) On Earth Peace delegation travels to the West Bank and Israel. 3) Young Center raises more than $2 million to earn NEH grant. 4) Efforts to […]

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On Earth Peace Delegation Travels to the West Bank and Israel

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Jan. 29, 2008) — Thirteen delegates traveled through the West Bank and Israel from Jan. 8-21, on a trip sponsored jointly by On Earth Peace and Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT). The group learned about the region’s history and politics from local leaders. The delegation included […]

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Young Center Raises More Than $2 Million to Earn NEH Grant

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Jan. 28, 2008) — The Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown (Pa.) College has surpassed a $2 million fundraising goal to receive a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) challenge grant of $500,000. The NEH Challenge Grant–one of only 17 grants awarded […]

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Brethren Help Butler Chapel AME Church Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Rebuilding

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Jan. 25, 2008) — The weekend of Jan. 18-20 found a Church of the Brethren delegation of about two dozen people in Orangeburg, S.C., for the 10th anniversary of the dedication of the Butler Chapel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church. The church building was largely […]

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Juniata College Commemorates Historic Founders Hall Chapel on January 24

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Jan. 22, 2008) — Juniata College officials will honor the college’s longstanding connection to the Church of the Brethren by holding a commemorative service in what was originally the college chapel (now the registrar’s office) in Founders Hall at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24. Juniata […]

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Newsline for January 16, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Those of steadfast mind you keep in peace–in peace because they trust in you” (Isaiah 26:3). NEWS 1) ABC conducts survey in response to query on Child Abuse Prevention. 2) Church of the Brethren is received into Christian Churches Together. 3) ‘Regnuh’ poster project invites […]

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Newsline Extra for January 16, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” 1) 300th Anniversary update: Pentecost offering will support churches, districts, denomination. 2) 300th Anniversary bits and pieces. For Newsline subscription information go to http://listserver.emountain.net/mailman/listinfo/newsline. For more Church of the Brethren news go to http://www.brethren.org/, click on “News” to find a news feature, links to Brethren […]

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Michigan’s ‘Church in Drive’ Celebrates a First Anniversary

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Jan. 15, 2008) — The Church in Drive, a church plant of New Life Christian Fellowship in Mount Pleasant, Mich., is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its first official prayer meeting. This prayer meeting, held in Jan. 2007, involved pastor Nate Polzin along with Jeannie […]

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Brethren Press Kicks off 20th Year of Faithquest Imprint with Study on Hebrews

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Jan. 11, 2008) — Brethren Press, the publishing house of the Church of the Brethren, celebrated the 20th year of its faithQuest imprint by releasing “Hebrews: Beyond Christianity 101.” The study guide becomes the 38th title in the Covenant Bible Studies Series, a series introduced […]

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