Newsline Extra for December 29, 2008

Newsline Extra: Remembrances Dec. 29, 2008 “…Whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s” (Romans 14:8b). 1) Remembrance: Philip W. Rieman and Louise Baldwin Rieman. Philip Wayne Rieman (64) and Louise Ann Baldwin Rieman (63), co-pastors of Northview Church of the Brethren in Indianapolis, Ind., were killed in a car accident on […]

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Daily News: September 29, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Sept. 29, 2008) — The Church of the Brethren’s Committee on Interchurch Relations (CIR) met in Elgin, Ill., on Sept. 4-6. Increased emphasis on interfaith understanding and relations was a frequent topic of discussion throughout the meetings. In addition to a list of ongoing priorities, […]

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Newsline for September 10, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation” (2 Corinthians 5:17). NEWS 1) Theme for 2009 Annual Conference is announced. 2) Legal documents are filed to establish Church of the Brethren, Inc. 3) Denominational executives issue pastoral letter on racism. 4) Children’s […]

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Newsline for July 16, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…Unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit” (John 12:24). NEWS 1) Brethren meet in Virginia for historic 300th Anniversary Conference. 1a) Miembros de la Iglesia de los […]

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Newsline for July 2, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…Let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us” (Hebrews 12:1b). NEWS 1) Brethren runner among 2008 Olympians. 2) Pennsylvania church takes lead in program with New Orleans churches. 3) Children’s Disaster Services winds down response to flooding. 4) Pacific Southwest engages […]

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Newsline Extra for June 20, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you” (Isaiah 43:2). DISASTER RESPONSE NEWS 1) Children’s Disaster Services ramps up response in flooded midwest. 2) Brethren Disaster Ministries calls for clean-up volunteers in Indiana. 3) CWS repeats call for Emergency Clean-up Buckets, issues […]

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Daily News: June 9, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (June 9, 2008) — The New Windsor Conference Center is experiencing new life since the decision of the General Board to develop and implement new programing in support of the Brethren Service Center mission. The conference center is located on the campus of the Brethren […]

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Newsline Extra for June 2, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…Who brings out of his treasure what is new and what is old” (Matthew 13:52b) 2008 ANNUAL CONFERENCE UPDATE 1) General Board approves resolution of merger with ABC. 2) Pre-registration for Ministers’ Association meeting closes June 10. 3) Farm labor leader to speak at Global […]

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Daily News: May 28, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (May 28, 2008) — First the good news: Membership in the Church of the Brethren dropped by a smaller amount in 2007 that in either of the previous two years, down a net 1,562 members to a total of 125,964 in the US and Puerto […]

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Daily News: May 27, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (May 27, 2008) — The Church of the Brethren General Board has approved its portion of the resolution of merger with the Association of Brethren Caregivers, in preparation for the related business item to come before the 2008 Annual Conference. The General Board met in […]

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