Newsline for Feb. 25, 2014

1) Brethren Disaster Ministries makes assessment visit to the Philippines. 2) On Earth Peace celebrates 40 years with conversations between ‘spirited peacemakers’. 3) Bethany Seminary hosts speakers on peace and justice. 4) Building peace in Washington at the Ecumenical Advocacy Days. 5) National Council of Churches plans Christian Unity Gathering. 6) ‘Guide for Biblical Studies’ studies Jesus’ fulfillment of scripture. 7) Tita Grace’s tiled floor: One family’s story of Typhoon Haiyan. 8) ‘I trust there will be cactus blooms’: Indiana leader reflects on court decision affecting church property. 9) Brethren bits […]

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Brethren Disaster Ministries Makes Assessment Visit to the Philippines

A visit to the Philippines from Jan. 18-28 to evaluate the current state of the response to Typhoon Haiyan was made by Roy Winter, associate executive director of Global Mission and Service and Brethren Disaster Ministries–part of the Church of the Brethren response following the destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan last November. Brethren Disaster Ministries is using the information gained to identify local partners and how the Brethren may best contribute to ecumenical relief and recovery efforts.
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Brethren Bits for Feb. 25, 2014

In this issue: Manchester announces next College of Pharmacy dean, Camp Bethel and CPT seek staff, call for more CWS School Kits, WCC general secretary visits Iran, churches involved in anti-torture event in Washington, congregations host Bethany professors, and much much more.
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Newsline for Feb. 15, 2014

1) Annual Conference 2014 will celebrate courageous discipleship. 2) Pre-Conference events include Ministers’ Association, Congregational Vitality Workshops. 3) Bidding process brings Annual Conference back to Ohio and California. 4) On Earth Peace seeks volunteers for Ministers of Reconciliation team at Annual Conference.
5) Court decision on properties is celebrated by First District Church of the Brethren in India. 6) WCC shares hopes for peace in Syria with members of Syrian opposition. 7) National Christian leaders oppose mass incarceration. 8) EYN ministers hold annual conference. 9) Young adults to study Jeremiah 29:11 at YAC. 10) Webinars on ‘Generative Leadership’ offered by Congregational Life Ministries with partners in the UK. 11) Brethren bits […]

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