Dominican Brethren Celebrate 18th Annual Conference

Feb. 23, 2009 Church of the Brethren Newsline “Without faith, it is impossible to please God!” (Hebrews 11:6). With this challenging theme, moderator José Juan Méndez opened and guided the 18th Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren in the Dominican Republic. The conference was held at a Nazarene Church campground in Los Alcarrizos […]

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Brethren Give Grants for Disaster, Hunger Responses in US and Africa

Grants have gone out from two Church of the Brethren funds–the Emergency Disaster Fund (EDF) and the Global Food Crisis Fund (GFCF)–to support responses to disaster situations domestically within the US as well as in Kenya, Liberia, and the Darfur region of Sudan. A grant of $40,000 from the EDF supports a Church World Service […]

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Church of the Brethren Faces Challenging Financial Situation

The Church of the Brethren is facing a challenging financial situation at the start of 2009, according to the church’s finance staff. The denomination has recorded a total net loss of $638,770 for the year 2008 (in pre-audit figures). A cluster of factors have brought about the situation, including loss of investment value, higher costs […]

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