Brethren bits for March 13, 2018

In this issue: Personnel, job opening, Mission Alive webcasts, action alert on Yemen, Lifetime Achievement Award for BHLA archivist, the latest Dunker Punk Podcast, Nobel Peace Prize winner to speak at Bridgewater College, NOAC planning committee meets, and more news by, for, and about Brethren. […]

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‘Lukewarm No More’ calls for repentance and action on gun violence

The Mission and Ministry Board of the Church of the Brethren adopted a statement on gun violence at its spring meetings held at the denomination’s General Offices in Elgin, Ill., on March 9-12. The statement was initiated by staff of Global Mission and Service, and quotes from the Bible and previous Annual Conference statements in its call to the wider church. […]

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Brethren Disaster Ministries closes out site in Missouri, continues work in Carolinas

Church of the Brethren Newsline March 12, 2018 Brethren Disaster Ministries is completing a rebuilding project site in Eureka, Mo., by the end of March. A rebuilding project site in Marion County, S.C., continues as the program seeks to extend its work into additional communities in North Carolina. Marion County, S.C. Brethren Disaster Ministries volunteers have been […]

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Brethren Disaster Ministries, Puerto Rico District plan for long-term hurricane recovery

Brethren Disaster Ministries is working with Puerto Rico District to plan its response following last year’s hurricanes. An allocation of $200,000 from the Church of the Brethren’s Emergency Disaster Fund (EDF) has been approved by the denomination’s Mission and Ministry Board to provide funding for the effort. […]

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