Many people have heard of the terrible fighting around the Peach Orchard during the second day of the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. What most Brethren probably don’t know is that the peach orchard belonged to a Brethren family, Joseph and Mary Sherfy. […]
Question of the week: Conference-goers respond to the Day of Spiritual Renewal that was held on Sunday of the Annual Conference. […]
Recognition of the Church of the Brethren movement taking hold in Spain was given with enthusiasm by the delegate body.
A budget parameter for the Core Ministries budget for 2014 was adopted by the Church of the Brethren Mission and Ministry Board in its meeting on Saturday, June 29, in advance of the Annual Conference. […]
Highlights of the closing day of Annual Conference 2013 […]
A proposal prepared by the Mission and Ministry Board to respond to a query on equitable representation on the board has been returned to the Mission and Ministry board for further work.
Annual Conference attendees offered a mountain of backpacks filled with school supplies during Sunday afternoon’s worship service on June 30. This special offering for the Conference host city of Charlotte, N.C., was a unique way that the Church of the Brethren bears witness to the generosity, service, and love of Jesus. […]
The Annual Conference received the Revision to Ministerial Leadership Polity with appreciation for the work that has been done on the document, but returned it to the Mission and Ministry Board “for revision in accordance with Standing Committee concerns, to be brought back to the 2014 Annual Conference.” […]
The Conference delegates have decided that a 1979 Annual Conference statement titled “Biblical Inspiration and Authority” is still relevant today, in response to a query on biblical authority. […]
The Bethany Theological Seminary luncheon is hosted each year by the Bethany Alumni/ae Coordinating Council. The luncheon is a time to recognize recent graduates of Bethany Theological Seminary and the Brethren Academy Training in Ministry programs, current students, faculty, and staff. […]