Church Developers Called to ‘Plant Generously, Reap Bountifully’

Artist and minister David Weiss painted pictures inspired by the New Church Development Conference (see story at left). This painting illustrates the text for the conference, 1 Corinthians 3:6. View the photo album from the conference .Link to the New Church Development webpage to listen to the following audio podcasts from the conference: Belita Mitchell, pastor of the […]

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Young Adults Rock Camp Blue Diamond over Memorial Day Weekend

Young Adult Conference drew 70 Brethren from across the country to Camp Blue Diamond over Memorial Day Weekend. The theme was “Community” based on Romans 12. View a photo album from the conference. Photo by Matt McKimmy Church of the Brethren Newsline June 21, 2010 Camp Blue Diamond in Petersburg, Pa., was rockin’ this Memorial Day weekend. Four-square, footwashing, and four-part […]

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Nine Receive Caring Ministries Nursing Scholarships

Church of the Brethren Newsline June 21, 2010 Nine Church of the Brethren nursing students are recipients of Caring Ministries Nursing Scholarships for 2010. This scholarship, made possible by the Health Education and Research Endowment, is available to members of the Church of the Brethren enrolled in LPN, RN, or nursing graduate programs. This year’s […]

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Global Food Crisis Fund Supports Work of Foods Resource Bank

A member contribution of $22,960 has been given to the Foods Resource Bank from the Church of the Brethren’s Global Food Crisis Fund. The allocation represents a 2010 grant for operational support of the organization, based on the scope of overseas programming for which the denomination is lead sponsor. Member contributions to the Foods Resource […]

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Recent Personnel Appointments

Church of the Brethren Newsline June 21, 2010 Bachman starts as website producer for www.brethren.org Jan Fischer Bachman began June 7 as website producer for the Church of the Brethren, working on a contract basis from Chantilly, Va. A member of Oakton (Va.) Church of the Brethren, she is a writer for the Gather ’Round […]

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Newsline for June 17, 2010

June 17, 2010 “I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the growth” (1 Corinthians 3:6). NEWS 1) Church developers called to ‘Plant Generously, Reap Bountifully.’ 2) Young adults ‘rock’ Camp Blue Diamond over Memorial Day weekend. 3) Brethren leader helps defend CWS against charges of proselytizing. 4) Global Food Crisis Fund supports work of Foods […]

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Churches Alerted to FCC Ruling on Wireless Microphones

Church of the Brethren Newsline June 11, 2010 Church congregations are being alerted to a ruling from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) prohibiting the use of wireless microphones in the 700 megahertz bandwidth. The prohibition goes into effect tomorrow, June 12. An action taken by the FCC earlier this year will prohibit the use of […]

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Haitian Family Resource Center Is Hosted by New York Brethren

A weekly immigration clinic at the Haitian Family Resource Center, which is hosted by a Church of the Brethren congregation in New York, was begun after the January earthquake. Starting as a response to disaster, the center now offers a wide variety of resources for Haitian families. Photo courtesy of Marilyn Pierre Church of the Brethren […]

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Hundreds of Deacons Trained in 2010

Participants at one of the deacon training workshops that have been held in a variety of locations, and have trained some 300 deacons and church leaders so far this year. The workshops are sponsored by the Church of the Brethren’s Deacon Ministry and will continue this summer and fall. Above, a workshop held at New Fairview Church of […]

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New Webinar Series to Focus on Money Leadership

Church of the Brethren Newsline June 7, 2010 A webinar series titled “Money Leadership: From ‘OH MY!’ to ‘A-MEN’” is being planned to help pastors and other church leaders address issues of stewardship. The series of webcasts is sponsored by the Church of the Brethren’s offices of Stewardship Formation and Transforming Practices. Bethany Seminary staff […]

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