Volunteers for the Church of the Brethren Gather for a Retreat in Honduras

Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) and Global Mission and Service workers gathered for four days in late March at the PANACAM park in Cortes, Honduras, for a time of retreat. The group gathers once a year for reflection, devotion, and support. The retreat was led by Dan McFadden, director of BVS. All of the volunteers, including those in BVS, receive financial support for their work from the Global Mission and Service program of the Church of the Brethren.
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Chiques Church of the Brethren Is a Giving Church

In mid-April, Chiques Church of the Brethren in Manheim, Pa., sponsored a dinner and silent auction to help support the Nigeria Crisis Fund. Jennifer Cox, one of the event organizers, said, “Church of the Brethren in the United States has responded to the crisis with an outpouring of resources to bring relief and hope to our brothers and sisters in Nigeria who are living daily with the threat of violence.”
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Brethren Bits for April 29, 2015

In this issue: District administrative assistants meet, Fahrney-Keedy Home and Village seeks CEO, Material Resources seeks warehouse assistant, Youth and Young Adult Ministry seeks 2015-2016 assistant to serve through BVS, Bethany featured in the “Palladium-Item,” Shenandoah District Disaster Ministries Auction is May 15-16, and more news from colleges and the John Kline Homestead. […]

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Newsline for April 29, 2015

1) Responding to the Nepal earthquake. 2) Foods Resource Bank receives annual Church of the Brethren contribution. 3) Volunteers for the Church of the Brethren gather for a retreat in Honduras. 4) Bethany Seminary event explores Anabaptism for today. 5) Manchester University Medical Practicum: Three decades of service and counting. 6) Faith rising out of the ashes: Brethren make visit to EYN headquarters in Kwarhi. 7) Meeting EYN leadership: Working toward normalcy. 8) Chiques Church of the Brethren is a giving church. 9) Bethany Seminary commencement scheduled for May 9. 10) ‘Way to Live: Justice and Forgiveness’ webinar is offered May 5. 11) WCC launches new websites promoting pilgrimage of justice and peace. 12) In living memory of Thao. 13) Brethren bits […]

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‘Way to Live: Justice and Forgiveness’ Webinar Is Offered May 5

“Way to Live: Justice and Forgiveness” is part of a continuing series of webinars for those involved in youth and young adult ministry. It is offered Tuesday, May 5, at 8 p.m. (Eastern time), with leadership from Marie Benner-Rhoades of the staff of On Earth Peace. For more information go to the Facebook event page at www.facebook.com/events/1407556442833102 .
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