Neff Speaks, and Receives ‘Festschrift’ Honor, at Brethren Press Breakfast

224th Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — July 5, 2010   In his introduction of the speaker for the Brethren Press Breakfast, David Leiter, pastor of Green Tree Church of the Brethren in Oaks, Pa., noted, “What impresses me most about Bob is his dedication to serve the overall church […]

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Newsline Extra for September 7, 2009

     Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Newsline Extra: International Day of Prayer for Peace and Other Upcoming Events Sept. 7, 2009 “…So that in me you may have peace” (John 16:33). INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER FOR PEACE 1) Congregations plan for the International […]

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Newsline for January 16, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Those of steadfast mind you keep in peace–in peace because they trust in you” (Isaiah 26:3). NEWS 1) ABC conducts survey in response to query on Child Abuse Prevention. 2) Church of the Brethren is received into Christian Churches Together. 3) ‘Regnuh’ poster project invites […]

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Newsline for November 21, 2007

November 21, 2007 “Be still, and know that I am God!” (Psalm 46:10a). NEWS 1) Wil Nolen to retire in 2008 as president of Brethren Benefit Trust. 2) Program and Arrangements requests review of sexuality statement. 3) Brethren workcamp ministry experiences successful expansion. 4) Womaen’s Caucus to focus on next 300 years in 2008. 5) […]

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Newsline for August 15, 2007

“We must work the works of him who sent me….” John 9:4a NEWS 1) Agency executive committees and members of Implementation Committee hold discussion. 2) Disaster project leadership trainees are ‘hooked.’ 3) Toothpaste is removed from hygiene kits at Brethren Service Center. 4) Travel seminar takes students to visit Brethren in Brazil. 5) Conference kicks […]

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Newsline for September 13, 2006

“The heavens are telling the glory of God….” — Psalm 19:1a NEWS 1) Council reviews 2006 Annual Conference, elects Beachley as chair. 2) Disaster staff reflect on Hurricane Katrina, one year later. 3) Brethren Volunteer Service unit begins service. 4) Michigan District Conference focuses on new mission opportunities. 5) Brethren bits: Personnel, jobs, Caring Ministries […]

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BVS Unit Begins Volunteer Service Assignments

Members of Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) Unit 270 have begun their terms of service. The Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md., hosted the orientation unit from July 30 – Aug. 8. “As always your prayer support is greatly appreciated,” said Becky Snavely, of the BVS office staff. “Please pray for the unit, and the […]

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