Daily News: September 29, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Sept. 29, 2008) — The Church of the Brethren’s Committee on Interchurch Relations (CIR) met in Elgin, Ill., on Sept. 4-6. Increased emphasis on interfaith understanding and relations was a frequent topic of discussion throughout the meetings. In addition to a list of ongoing priorities, […]

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Newsline Special for September 26, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “But if you are not listened to, take one or two others along…” (Matthew 18:18a). Two Church of the Brethren leaders were among some 300 international religious and political figures, including Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, at a dialogue in New York yesterday evening, Sept. 25. […]

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Newsline Extra for September 25, 2008

September 25, 2008 “Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “All their neighbors aided them…” (Ezra 1:6a). DISASTER RESPONSE UPDATE 1) Disaster grants aid the Caribbean, Children’s Disaster Service continues work in Texas. UPCOMING EVENTS 2) Faith Expedition to study indigenous coffee region of Mexico. 3) On Earth Peace offers Israel/Palestine delegation […]

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Newsline for September 24, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…Strive for his kingdom, and these things will be given to you as well” (Luke 12:31). NEWS 1) Brethren Benefit Trust issues statement on financial crisis, investments. 2) National Older Adult Conference brings hundreds to Lake Junaluska. 3) Summer workcamp program involves nearly 700 participants. […]

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Daily News: September 23, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Sept. 23, 2008) — Warmth and friendliness were hallmarks of the National Older Adult Conference (NOAC) held Sept. 1-5 at Lake Junaluska, N.C. More than 898 sisters and brothers from across the Church of the Brethren gathered by the calm waters of the lake to […]

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Daily News: September 19, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Sept. 19, 2008) — Mission staff of the Church of the Brethren are planning a meeting with RECONCILE, a peace and reconciliation organization in southern Sudan, to continue building relationships to consider places of partnership. Brad Bohrer, director of the Sudan Initiative, will travel to […]

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Newsline Extra for September 17, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me” (Matthew 18:5). 1) Children’s Disaster Services cares for children displaced by Ike. 2) Rapid response team helps families affected by Metrolink crash. 3) Material Resources program ships supplies to hurricane survivors. 4) Church World Service […]

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Daily News: September 15, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Sept. 15, 2008) — Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, Calif., is seeking to establish an endowed chair devoted to Radical Reformation thought, named in honor of John Howard Yoder and James William McClendon Jr. This chair will promote the scholarly investigation of Radical Reformation history, […]

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Newsline Extra for September 12, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…Let your light shine…” (Matthew 5:16b). DISASTER RESPONSE UPDATE 1) Emergency Clean-Up Bucket kits are urgently needed. NEW RESOURCES AVAILABLE THROUGH BRETHREN PRESS 2) ‘Origin of the Schwarzenau Brethren’ is offered in English translation. 3) Advent devotional booklet is written by Kenneth Gibble. 4) Report […]

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