Newsline for September 10, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation” (2 Corinthians 5:17). NEWS 1) Theme for 2009 Annual Conference is announced. 2) Legal documents are filed to establish Church of the Brethren, Inc. 3) Denominational executives issue pastoral letter on racism. 4) Children’s […]

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Daily News: September 8, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Sept. 8, 2008) — As Hurricane Gustav made landfall and the Atlantic heated up with more potentially dangerous storms, Roy Winter, executive director for Brethren Disaster Ministries (BDM), made an early departure from the National Older Adult Conference at Lake Junaluska, N.C. He drove to […]

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Newsline Extra for September 3, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “But strive first for the kingdom of God…” (Matthew 6:33a). NEWS 1) Children’s Disaster Services pre-positions volunteers in Louisiana. 2) Brethren Disaster Ministries volunteers evacuate Chalmette, La. 3) Hurricane Gustav not a Katrina repeat, but still destructive. 4) Church World Service disaster response kits are […]

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Newsline Extra for September 2, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Sept. 2, 2008) — What happens to the children when a city like New Orleans is evacuated? They leave all that is familiar, and many take refuge with their families in a shelter, sleeping on cots placed close together to house as many people as […]

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