Workcamp Aids Haitian Brethren in Rebuilding Effort

The Haiti Workcamp helped to build a new church in the village of Ferrier, in an area where Brethren Disaster Ministries has rebuilt 21 homes destroyed last year in hurricanes and tropical storms. The workcamp group also helped rebuild homes, provided leadership for a Kids’ Club event, and worshiped and fellowshiped with the Haitian Brethren. […]

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Newsline for August 26, 2009

Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Aug. 26, 2009  “The Lord is my portion” (Psalm 119:57a). NEWS 1) BBT sends notification letters for recalculated annuity benefits. 2) Haitian Brethren name provisional board, hold blessing for first ministers. 3) Workcamp ministry records another successful season. […]

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Brethren in Haiti Name Provisional Board, Hold Blessing for First Ministers

Church of the Brethren Newsline   Eglise des Freres Haitiens (the Haitian Church of the Brethren) distribute canned chicken during a worship celebration at which the church held a blessing for its first ordained and licensed ministers. The canned meat was donated by Southern Pennsylvania and Mid-Atlantic Districts, and sent to Haiti with help from […]

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Hoslers to Teach and Work for Peace and Reconciliation with Nigerian Brethren

Church of the Brethren Newsline Aug. 19, 2009 Nathan and Jennifer Hosler of Elizabethtown, Pa., will begin serving in two new peace and reconciliation positions with Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN–the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria), working through the Church of the Brethren’s Global Mission Partnerships. The Hoslers are members of Chiques Church of […]

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Newsline for August 13, 2009

  Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Aug. 13, 2009 “Be renewed in the spirit…” (Ephesians 4:23b). NEWS 1) Annual Conference posts new polity and survey, announces fee increase. 2) Church planting goal set by denominational committee. 3) Brethren Academy publishes results of 2008 […]

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Statements on Nigeria Violence Issued by WCC and Christian Association of Nigeria

Church of the Brethren Newsline Aug. 5, 2009 Two ecumenical bodies–the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Christian Association of Nigeria–have issued statements on the recent violence in northeastern Nigeria. Also, updates have been received from members of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN–the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) — see story below. WCC […]

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Becky Ullom Called as Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Church of the Brethren Newsline Aug. 4, 2009 Becky Ullom has been called to serve as the Church of the Brethren’s director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, effective Aug. 31. She currently is director of Identity and Relations, with responsibility for the denominational website and a range of other communication tasks. “Ullom brings a […]

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Annual Conference Posts New Polity and Survey, Announces Fee Increase

Church of the Brethren Newsline Aug. 3, 2009 Online posting of a recent polity statement from the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference and a survey about the Conference, and an announcement of a fee increase for the 2010 Conference have been issued by the Conference Office. The Program and Arrangements Committee of the Annual […]

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