Daily News: October 29, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Oct. 29, 2008) — Recent grants from the Church of the Brethren’s Emergency Disaster Fund have been given to the US hurricane response, to Brethren flood response in Indiana, and to the Zimbabwe food crisis. An allocation of $20,000 from the fund responds to a […]

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Newsline Extra for October 29, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “You are to be a key witness to everyone you meet…” (Acts 22:15a, The Message) DISTRICT NEWS 1) Northern Ohio District Conference celebrates ‘Life, Heart, Change.’ 2) Northern Plains District Conference theme states, ‘Here I Am Lord.’ 3) Western Plains District Conference centers on joy. […]

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Newsline Extra for October 23, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed…” (Romans 12:2a). 1) Church of the Brethren Mission and Ministry Board holds first meeting. PERSONNEL 2) Donna Hillcoat begins as director of Deacon Ministry. 3) Steve Bob called as director of the Church of the […]

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Newsline for October 22, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Do not neglect the gift that is in you…” (1 Timothy 4:14a). NEWS 1) Children come first for some volunteers. 2) Leadership Team reviews budget and planning for Annual Conference. 3) Brethren representatives attend conference on human trafficking. 4) Brethren bits: Remembrance, personnel, job openings, […]

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Daily News: October 15, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Oct. 15, 2008) — Children’s Disaster Services is responding to the wildfires in southern California, with a team of volunteers helping to care for children in at least one of the shelters housing families who have fled the fires. “We have a response going at […]

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Newsline for October 8, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Lord, you have been our dwelling place…” (Psalm 90:1). NEWS 1) Committee places increased emphasis on interfaith relations. 2) Reconciliation meetings are held in the Dominican Republic. 3) Brethren Disaster Relief Auction raises $425,000. 4) Brethren bits: Remembrance, personnel, giving to the denomination, more. PERSONNEL […]

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Daily News: October 3, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Oct. 3, 2008) — Children’s Disaster Services volunteers are continuing work in shelters in Texas, caring for children of families affected by Hurricane Ike. Currently, 19 trained and certified childcare volunteers are at work in two American Red Cross shelters: the Galveston Island Tent Shelter […]

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Daily News: October 1, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Oct. 1, 2008) — The following is excerpted from a report by John Surr, a volunteer with Children’s Disaster Services who cared for children in a “mega shelter” in Louisiana during Hurricane Gustav. (Go to www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2008/09/02/romans.la.shelter.kids.cnn for a video report on the situation of children […]

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