Brethren Disaster Ministries Offers Update on Tornados in Virginia

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (April 30, 2008) — Brethren Disaster Ministries has issued an update on the latest tornadoes that were reported in Virginia on April 28. Virginia emergency management officials reported that late afternoon tornados struck in Suffolk and Colonial Heights. The storms damaged and destroyed businesses and […]

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Newsline Extra for April 24, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of the messenger…who announces salvation” (Isaiah 52:7a). MISSION UPDATES 1) Mission Alive 2008 celebrates past and present mission work. 2) Meetings are held on Haiti mission. 3) General secretary calls new advisory group for mission program. PERSONNEL […]

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Newsline for April 23, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “The prayer of the righteous is powerful and effective” (James 5:16). NEWS 1) Church of the Brethren is represented in prayer service with the Pope. 2) ABC Board approves merger documents. 3) Bethany Seminary trustees consider ‘core testimonies’ of Brethren. 4) Growing Project in Maryland […]

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Newsline: Earth Day Special for April 22, 2008

April 22, 2008 Church of the Brethren Newsline “Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” NEWS 1) Brethren are at work with unique recycling company. 2) Juniata College to establish Chestnut species orchard. 3) Brethren bits: Pastors’ canoe trip, Great Green Congregations. FEATURE 4) Had I Looked Around the Corner: Thoughts on […]

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Global Women’s Project Reaffirms Its Purpose

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (April 21, 2008) — The Global Women’s Project’s Steering Committee met in Richmond, Ind., on March 7-9. The steering committee also led worship for Bethany Theological Seminary and Earlham School of Religion. The group includes Judi Brown of N. Manchester, Ind.; Nan Erbaugh of West […]

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On Earth Peace Holds ‘Healing the Troops’ Workshops

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (April 18, 2008) — On Earth Peace held “Healing the Troops” workshops as part of its Welcome Home Project, during a Christian Peace Witness for Iraq in Washington, D.C., in March. Dale M. Posthumus of University Park Church of the Brethren in Hyattsville, Md., wrote […]

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Brethren Represented at UN Events on Slavery

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” (April 17, 2008) — The Church of the Brethren was represented at United Nations events on March 27 marking the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (March 21) and the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave […]

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On Earth Peace Board Meeting Focuses on Strategic Planning

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (April 14, 2008) — On April 4-5, the board of directors of On Earth Peace met at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md. Each session of the meeting opened with devotions and prayer, led by members of the board. On Earth Peace continues […]

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Newsline for April 9, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “I will give thanks to the Lord…” (Psalm 9:1a). NEWS 1) Brethren Disaster Ministries opens new Hurricane Katrina site. 2) Church of the Brethren is lead sponsor of farm program in Nicaragua. 3) Seminar considers what it means to be a ‘real Samaritan.’ 4) Submissions […]

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