Daily News: June 27, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (June 27, 2008) — Several Church of the Brethren congregations are exploring taking part in Churches Supporting Churches, the ecumenical effort to partner with congregations in areas affected by Hurricane Katrina. University Baptist and Brethren Church in State College, Pa., has made the commitment to […]

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Newsline Extra for June 25, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Come, bless the Lord, all you servants of the Lord…” (Psalm 134:1a). 1) Northern Plains District is part of relief effort for Iowa floods. 2) Grant will help Northern Plains District disaster work. 3) Children’s Disaster Services cares for children in Cedar Falls. 4) Church […]

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Daily News: June 24, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (June 24, 2008) — The Church of the Brethren’s Pacific Southwest District has begun a program of “Grants for Growth.” The district board, chaired by Bill Johnson, completed its first review of grants in Nov. 2007. Recent sales of district property have added new resources […]

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Newsline Extra for June 20, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you” (Isaiah 43:2). DISASTER RESPONSE NEWS 1) Children’s Disaster Services ramps up response in flooded midwest. 2) Brethren Disaster Ministries calls for clean-up volunteers in Indiana. 3) CWS repeats call for Emergency Clean-up Buckets, issues […]

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Newsline for June 18, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Blessed are the merciful…” (Matthew 5:7a). NEWS 1) Children’s Disaster Services helps staff CJ’s Bus. 2) New Windsor Conference Center experiences new life. 3) Brethren bits: Personnel, job opening, Annual Conference, more. UPCOMING EVENTS 4) Nigeria workcamp is announced for 2009. 300th ANNIVERSARY UPDATE 5) […]

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Daily News: June 16, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (June 16, 2008) — A certified team of care givers from Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) on June 16 relieved the exhausted volunteers who have staffed CJ’s Bus since the recent storms, tornadoes, and flooding began in Indiana. CJ’s Bus volunteers had been working to care […]

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Newsline Extra for June 13, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Surely God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid” (Isaiah 12:2a). DISASTER RESPONSE NEWS 1) Brethren Disaster Ministries responds to storms, flooding in Midwest and Plains. 2) Disaster grant goes to Myanmar cyclone response. 3) Church of the Brethren congregation takes […]

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Brethren Disaster Ministries Responds Following Storms in Midwest and Plains

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (June 12, 2008) — A rash of severe storms, particularly in the last few weeks, has disrupted normal life for thousands of families in parts of the Midwest and Great Plains. For weeks, hardly a day has passed without hearing news of yet another tornado […]

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Newsline Extra for June 10, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Remember your congregation…” (Psalm 74:2a). The church building of Erwin (Tenn.) Church of the Brethren has been destroyed in a fire after lightning hit the steeple yesterday evening, June 9. The same severe storm also passed through Bristol, Tenn., where First Church of the Brethren […]

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