The Standing Committee of district delegates has made a recommendation to refer two queries about On Earth Peace to the Review and Evaluation Committee. The recommendation begins by “recognizing that the Review and Evaluation Committee has the responsibility to consider the balance and unity of the agencies,” and will be shared with the delegate body […]
1) On Earth Peace issues response to queries coming to Annual Conference
2) Global Food Initiative announces new name for continuing program, new gardening grants
3) Children’s Disaster Services sends third team to Houston, Orlando team completes service
4) Brethren bits […]
Global Food Initiative (GFI) has been announced as the new name for the Global Food Crisis Fund (GFCF). The program of the former GFCF continues under the new name, and with a new logo and a redesigned website.
In this issue: Former general secretary of the Church of the Brethren named to staff of the World Council of Churches, Bethany Seminary hires admissions counselor, Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center seeks executive director, BHLA celebrates 200-year legacy of James Quinter, congregations celebrate anniversaries, and more news by, for, and about Brethren. […]
“We have another team headed out to Houston, Texas, this week, third one this summer,” reports Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) associate director Kathleen Fry-Miller. “I know the people there are getting very weary of all the flooding and water. I’m so grateful that we have volunteers willing to go.”
Comunicado de Andy Murray, moderador de la Conferencia Anual de Hermanos, sobre lo que podemos hacer como Iglesia y como podemos atender mejor a la gente en duelo de Orlando […]
1) Reflecting the face of God that we see in Jesus: Annual Conference moderator issues letter to the church
2) CDS team cares for children, offers a supportive presence in Orlando
3) Scott Kinnick to serve as executive minister for Southeastern District
4) Brethren bits […]
Our Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) Orlando team has reported that they feel they are at the right place to offer support. The team is serving in the Family Assistance Center (FAC) that was set up starting Wednesday for families of those who were killed early Sunday morning and for survivors and their families. […]
In this issue: Brethren participate in events for Orlando victims, personnel notes and job openings, David Steele welcomed to General Offices, Youth Peace Travel Team starts work, Bethany hosts Nigerian scholar, Nigerian Brethren visit Mill Creek Church on their way to Annual Conference, Southeastern District aids school in Haiti, Northern Plains District presents “Breaking Bread with Elizabeth Ripley,” and more.
Southeastern District has announced that Scott Kinnick will serve as district executive minister, beginning Sept. 1. He is a life-long member of the Church of the Brethren and an ordained minister.