Newsline for November 4, 2010

Nov. 4, 2010 “God’s paths get you where you want to go” (Hosea 14:9b, the Message). Partners of the American Red Cross–including Children’s Disaster Services of the Church of the Brethren–gathered to witness the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement between the ARC and FEMA in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 22. “Partner representatives later met to begin […]

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Newsline for Sept. 9, 2010

Newsline A prayer circle on Sept. 3 at the church’s General Offices offered a blessing for the 15 Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) workers attending a retreat, and for Robert and Linda Shank (shown at left above), church staff preparing to travel to North Korea to teach in a new university there. Global Mission Partnerships executive […]

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An Introduction to the NYC Theme Song, ‘More Than Meets the Eye’

2010 National Youth Conference of the Church of the Brethren Fort Collins, Colo. — July 23, 2010   The NYC Band performed the theme song during every worship service at the National Youth Conference. Photo by Glenn Riegel The following introduction to the theme song for National Youth Conference, “More than Meets the Eye,” was written by theme […]

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Newsline for Dec. 30, 2009

  Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Dec. 30, 2009 “Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!” (2 Corinthians 9:15). NEWS 1) Districts work at church renewal through Springs initiative. 2) OMA conference addresses seven foundations of Christian camping. 3) Church representative attends […]

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On Earth Peace Reports Mid-Year Financial Concern

Church of the Brethren Newsline April 6, 2009 On Earth Peace in a recent newsletter has reported concerns about its finances. The organization currently is at the mid-point in its fiscal year. “At the half-way point of our fiscal year, our income is running about $9,500 above expenses,” reported executive director Bob Gross in follow […]

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Newsline for January 29, 2009

Newsline January 29, 2009 “God is a refuge for us” (Psalm 62:8b). NEWS 1) Brethren Benefit Trust issues a report on its investment losses. 2) Matching grant program for hunger relief gets off to a good start. 3) Leadership Team works toward revisions of church documents. 4) Outdoor Ministries Association holds annual meeting in Northwest. […]

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Newsline for November 19, 2008

November 19, 2008 “Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Remember Jesus Christ…” (2 Timothy 2:8a). NEWS 1) Children’s Disaster Services responds to California wildfires. 2) Brethren funds disburse grants for disaster relief, food security. 3) Brethren support hunger report reviewing Millennium Development Goals. 4) Summit for progressive Brethren meets in Indianapolis. […]

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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 June 4, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “I wait for the Lord…and in his word I hope” (Psalm 130:5). NEWS 1) Church of the Brethren continues annual drop in membership. 2) Annual Conference moderator visits with Brethren in Nigeria. 3) Virlina District joins friend-of-the-court brief on church property. 4) United Church of […]

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Newsline for March 12, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Do not be conformed to this world…” (Romans 12:2a). NEWS 1) General Board approves ethics document, celebrates anniversary of women’s ordination. 2) General Board closes year with net income, experiences increase in total giving. 3) Brethren bits: Personnel, job openings, and much more. PERSONNEL 4) […]

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