Newsline for July 1, 2010

  July 1, 2010 “If you love me, you will obey what I command” (John 14:15, NIV). NEWS 1) Brethren leader at White House meeting on Israel and Palestine. 2) Church leaders meet with Secretary of Agriculture on childhood hunger. PERSONNEL 3) Blevins to lead ecumenical peace program for NCC and Church of the Brethren. […]

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Recent Personnel Appointments

Church of the Brethren Newsline June 21, 2010 Bachman starts as website producer for www.brethren.org Jan Fischer Bachman began June 7 as website producer for the Church of the Brethren, working on a contract basis from Chantilly, Va. A member of Oakton (Va.) Church of the Brethren, she is a writer for the Gather ’Round […]

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Newsline for June 17, 2010

June 17, 2010 “I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the growth” (1 Corinthians 3:6). NEWS 1) Church developers called to ‘Plant Generously, Reap Bountifully.’ 2) Young adults ‘rock’ Camp Blue Diamond over Memorial Day weekend. 3) Brethren leader helps defend CWS against charges of proselytizing. 4) Global Food Crisis Fund supports work of Foods […]

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Churches Alerted to FCC Ruling on Wireless Microphones

Church of the Brethren Newsline June 11, 2010 Church congregations are being alerted to a ruling from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) prohibiting the use of wireless microphones in the 700 megahertz bandwidth. The prohibition goes into effect tomorrow, June 12. An action taken by the FCC earlier this year will prohibit the use of […]

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New Investment Options Are Approved by BBT Board

Brethren Benefit Trust (BBT) president Nevin Dulabaum reports to a meeting of the Church of the Brethren’s Mission and Ministry Board last fall. BBT hosts and manages the denomination’s Pension Plan and denominational investments through its Brethren Foundation, among a number of other services that also are offered for congregations, districts, and church-related agencies. Investments […]

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Newsline for May 20, 2010

May 20, 2010 “God declares, that I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh…” (Acts 2:17a). NEWS: 1) Sunday worship, other sessions to be webcast by Annual Conference. 2) New investment options are approved by BBT Board. 3) Bethany Seminary hosts third Presidential Forum. 4) NCC Governing Board calls for end to gun violence. […]

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Newsline for April 22, 2010

  April 22, 2010 “The earth is the Lord’s and all that is in it…” (Psalm 24:1a). NEWS 1) Bethany Seminary board approves new strategic plan. 2) Fellowship of Brethren Homes holds annual forum. 3) Grants support hunger relief in Sudan and Honduras. 4) Brethren part of effort for flood-affected Cedar Rapids. 5) Brethren Disaster Ministries releases […]

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Newsline for January 28, 2010

  Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe.   Jan. 28, 2010 “My eyes are ever toward the Lord…” (Psalm 25:15). NEWS 1) Brethren earthquake response shapes up, feeding program begins. 2) Delegation member sends update from Haiti. 3) Emergency Disaster Fund receives more than […]

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Newsline for January 14, 2010

  Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Jan. 14, 2010  “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it” (John 1:5). NEWS 1) General secretary calls Brethren to a time of prayer for Haiti; Brethren Disaster Ministries prepares for relief […]

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Newsline for Dec. 3, 2009

Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Dec. 3, 2009 “The Lord is with you” (Luke 1:28b). NEWS 1) National Council of Churches issues messages supporting nuclear disarmament, health care reform. 2) New Fire young adult movement dreams, takes action. 3) Bethany Seminary announces new […]

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