Newsline for March 23, 2011

“Whoever does not carry the cross and follow me cannot be my disciple” (Luke 14:27). Newsline will have a guest editor for several issues this year. Kathleen Campanella, director of partner and public relations at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md., will edit Newsline during three periods of time in April, June, and […]

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Newsline for January 26, 2011

January 26, 2011 “…That your joy may be complete” (John 15:11b). A photo of the Mack house in Germantown, Pa., is one of the “Hidden Gems” displayed at a new page at www.brethren.org  posted by the Brethren Historical Library and Archive. Photos and captions describe interesting pieces from the archival collection at the Church of […]

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Newsline for Aug. 12, 2010

Aug. 12, 2010   “How good it is to sing praises to our God…” (Psalm 147:1b).   1) Church gains memo of understanding with Selective Service System. 2) Conference considers ‘Peace Among the Peoples.’ 3) Church of the Brethren joins complaint on CIA treatment of detainees. 4) BBT urges US President to help protect indigenous […]

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Brethren Couple to Join Faculty of North Korean University

Church of the Brethren Newsline Jan. 29, 2010 A Church of the Brethren couple from Kansas, Robert and Linda Shank, are to teach at North Korea’s new Pyongyang University of Science and Techology opening this spring. The Shanks will be working in North Korea under the auspices of the Church of the Brethren’s Global Mission […]

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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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Brethren Congregations Across the US Take Part in the Haiti Relief Effort

Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren collected and assembled 300-plus hygiene kits for Haiti after church on Sunday. Sunday school classes helped assemble the kits, which will be sent to the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md., for processing and shipping to Haiti, where they will be distributed by Church World Service to quake survivors. […]

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Congregational Life, Seminary, and Districts Cooperate on Webcasts

Church of the Brethren Newsline Updated Oct. 14, 2009   Diana Butler Bass (top), scholar of American religion and culture and author of “Christianity for the Rest of Us,” and Charles “Chip” Arn, president of the Church Growth Institute,  are  presenters for webcasts from Pacific Southwest District Conference on Nov. 6-8. The webcasts are a joint venture of the Transforming […]

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A Reflection on Arriving in Nigeria

Church of the Brethren Newsline Oct. 13, 2009 Jennifer and Nathan Hosler arrived in Nigeria in mid-August as Church of the Brethren mission staff serving with Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN–the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria). They are teaching at Kulp Bible College and working with EYN’s Peace Program. The following reflects on their […]

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Hoslers to Teach and Work for Peace and Reconciliation with Nigerian Brethren

Church of the Brethren Newsline Aug. 19, 2009 Nathan and Jennifer Hosler of Elizabethtown, Pa., will begin serving in two new peace and reconciliation positions with Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN–the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria), working through the Church of the Brethren’s Global Mission Partnerships. The Hoslers are members of Chiques Church of […]

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