Eastern Shore Brethren celebrate sesquicentennial

About 80 people gathered at Camp Mardela in Denton, Md., on May 19 to mark the 150th anniversary of the first Brethren arriving on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. In 1869, Jacob Kline and his family settled in Caroline County, near where the camp is now located. Brethren built their first meeting house about a decade later, in 1880, near Easton. Seven Mid-Atlantic District congregations are located on the Eastern Shore today. […]

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Eastern shore Brethren celebrate

Brethren bits for June 1, 2019

In this issue: Remembering Monroe Good, personnel notes, job openings, Pentecost Offering, workcamp in China, Candlelight Vigil on Family Separation, African Dialogue Series at the UN, continued prayer for Nigeria, action alert on civilian casualty reporting, letter on Cuba, more. […]

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Young adult workcamp in China, June 2019

Church and Peace celebrates 70 years of active peace work in Europe

About 150 people from peace churches, peace organizations, communities, friends, and guests–from 10 denominations and Christian traditions and 14 countries–met to mark the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the European ecumenical network Church and Peace. They gathered on May 18 for a ceremony in the Reformation Church of Moabit in Berlin to celebrate the network’s past, present, and future with the theme, “‘I will give you future and hope’ (Jeremiah 29:11): 70 years of living nonviolence and resisting militarization.” […]

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Newsline for June 1, 2019

NEWS 1) Children’s Disaster Services responds to Missouri and Iowa tornadoes2) Southern Ohio and Kentucky Brethren begin tornado response3) Eastern Shore Brethren celebrate sesquicentennial4) Faith leaders gather in Flint for environmental justice tour, plan for ecumenical water justice action5) Church and Peace celebrates 70 years of active peace work in Europe PERSONNEL 6) Lamar Gibson […]

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