Following the July 6 crash landing of an Asiana Airline plane at the San Francisco airport, five volunteers from the Critical Response Childcare Team of Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) worked with children for three full days from July 10-12. The following story from this CDS response was shared by team member Mary Kay Ogden. […]
A new Covenant Bible Study from Brethren Press titled “Women in Luke and Acts” is among the new resources from the Church of the Brethren publishing house. Order by calling 800-441-3712 or ordering online at www.brethrenpress.com . […]
The Open Roof Award is presented each year to congregations who have made specific efforts to “ensure that all may worship, serve, be served, learn, and grow in the presence of God, as valued members of the Christian community.”
Peace Day is coming up soon on Sept. 21, and this year’s theme asks one simple question: With whom will you make peace?
The August issue of “Basin and Towel,” a magazine produced by the Congregational Life Ministries of the Church of the Brethren, focuses on “The Issue of Peace.” The staff hope to encourage a new congregational focus on “something that often is overlooked as a basic tenet of the Church of the Brethren,” said editor and Deacon Ministry director Donna Kline. […]
As we approach the two year anniversary of Hurricane Irene, it is hard to believe that there are still those who have yet to move back into their homes. Though many homeowners still have their work cut out for them, organizations like Brethren Disaster Ministries (BDM) are helping in a big way to keep the recovery process moving forward. […]
In this issue: A kitchen volunteer is needed at New Windsor, BVS/BRF Unit to start, Ohio ice cream social benefits disaster relief, Brethren colleges that are great places to work, and much much more. […]
1) Four congregations receive the 2013 Open Roof Award.
2) Brethren volunteers assemble 1,700 Emergency Clean-Up Buckets in two hours.
3) Brethren Disaster Ministries continues to bless SALT with skilled volunteers.
4) Christian Peacemaker Team activists reveal radioactive pollution.
PERSONNEL 5) Kendra Johnson to be manager of Global Mission and Service office.
UPCOMING EVENTS 6) Peace Day 2013: With whom will you make peace?
RESOURCES 7) Covenant study on women in Luke and Acts, Guide for Biblical Studies on ‘First Things’ new from Brethren Press.
8) August issue of ‘Basin and Towel’ to focus on peace.
9) Brethren bits […]
Kendra N. Johnson has accepted the position of manager in the office of Global Mission and Service for the Church of the Brethren. Her start date will be Sept. 1. She will work at the denomination’s General Offices in Elgin, Ill. […]
The Church of the Brethren Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) program has responded to a request for a team of Critical Response Childcare volunteers to work with the American Red Cross following the crash landing of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 in San Francisco.