Newsline for February 24, 2011

Feb. 24, 2011 “You should not be hard-hearted or tight-fisted toward your needy neighbor. You should rather open your hand, willingly lending enough to meet the need…” (Deuteronomy 15:7b-8a). NEWS 1) Global Food Crisis Fund hosts gathering for Foods Resource Bank. 2) Advocacy office urges federal budget to care for those in poverty. 3) Religious […]

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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 January 12, 2011

“Do not speak evil against one another, brothers and sisters” (James 4:11). “Brethren in the News” is a new page on the denominational website offering a listing of currently published news about Brethren congregations and individuals. Find the latest newspaper reports, television clips, and more by clicking on “Brethren in the News,” a link in the […]

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BVS Opens New Intentional Community House in Portland

The Fall 2010 training unit of Brethren Volunteer Service (group photo above) held orientation in Portland, Ore. — the location where the organization has opened its second Intentional Community House. Four current and former BVS volunteers are living in the house, with sponsorship from Peace Church of the Brethren. In a continued effort to foster intentional Christian community for volunteers, […]

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Newsline for October 21, 2010

Oct. 21, 2010 “…So there will be one flock, one shepherd” (John 10:16b). 1) Moderator joins Archbishop of Canterbury at 40th anniversary of CNI. 2) Heifer International president is co-winner of 2010 World Food Prize. 3) Sudan’s church leaders are concerned about upcoming referendum. PERSONNEL 4) David Shetler to serve as executive for Southern Ohio […]

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Newsline for July 23, 2010

July 23, 2010  “We have this treasure in clay jars, so that it may be made clear that this extraordinary power belongs to God and does not come from us” (2 Corinthians 4:7). 1) National Youth Conference brings some 3,000 Brethren to the mountaintop with the theme, ‘More than Meets the Eye.’ 2) Becky Ullom […]

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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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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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Emergency Disaster Fund Receives More Than $100,000 for Haiti

Sunday school classes at Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren in Elgin, Ill. (above), Elizabethtown (Pa.) College students, seniors at a Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville, Ohio, musicians at the University of La Verne, and churches of Virlina District are among the many across the country who are contributing to the Church of the Brethren relief […]

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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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