Newsline Extra for April 8, 2009

“So also the Son gives life…” (John 5:21b).   1) Bridgewater College president Phillip C. Stone announces retirement 2) Donohoo ends service with church’s Donor Development department. 3) Dueck begins as denomination’s director for Transforming Practices. 4) Kobel ends service for General Secretary, to assist Conference Office. 5) More personnel announcements and job openings. ********************************************************** […]

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Congregational Life Team Eliminated, Congregational Life Ministries to be Redesigned

Church of the Brethren Newsline March 24, 2009 The Church of the Brethren is redesigning its Congregational Life Ministries and eliminating the Congregational Life Team. The action is part of a plan created by executive staff to respond to financial challenges facing the denomination and the decision of the Mission and Ministry Board to reduce […]

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Newsline for March 25, 2009

Newsline March 25, 2009 “I will be their God, and they shall be my people” (Jer. 31:33b). NEWS 1) Church of the Brethren redesigns Congregational Life Ministries, closes Washington Office. 2) Mission and Ministry Board announces results of its reorganization. 3) Brethren bits: Corrections, remembrance, personnel, more. PERSONNEL 4) Bethany Theological Seminary names new academic […]

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New Church Development Advisory Committee Meets, Visions

(Jan. 6, 2009) — In Dec. 2008 the Church of the Brethren’s New Church Development Committee enjoyed the warm hospitality of Papago Buttes Church of the Brethren in Scottsdale, Ariz., as the group met for prayer, visioning, dreaming, and planning for church planting in the United States. The meeting explored ways to foster a movement […]

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Newsline for November 22, 2006

“Sing to the Lord with thanksgiving….” — Psalm 147:7a NEWS 1) Association of Brethren Caregivers tours Advocate Bethany Hospital. 2) Disaster leadership training provides unique experience. 3) Counter-recruitment event challenges Anabaptists peace witness. 4) Mid-Atlantic District conference incorporates learning centers. 5) Brethren bits: Correction, remembrance, and much more. PERSONNEL 6) Jim Kinsey retires from Congregational […]

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Puerto Rican Theology Students Celebrate Graduation

The Instituto Teologico de Puerto Rico Iglesia de los Hermanos (Theological Institute of Puerto Rico, Church of the Brethren) held its graduation service on Saturday, April 9, at the Yahuecas, Cristo Nuestra Paz Fellowship Church of the Brethren. Graduates include Ildefonso Baerga Torres, Carmen Cruz Rodriguez, Carmen L. Fernandini Ruiz, Miguelina Medina Nieves, Jose E. […]

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General Board Acts on Stewardship of Property Report

The Church of the Brethren General Board has made several decisions regarding its programs and the use of properties at the Church of the Brethren General Offices in Elgin, Ill., and the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md. The board began a move to consolidate leadership of the staff at the General Offices. Also […]

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