Church of the Brethren Closes Its Washington Office

Church of the Brethren Newsline March 20, 2009 The Church of the Brethren has closed its Washington Office, as of March 19. The decision is part of an overall plan created by executive staff to respond to financial challenges facing the denomination and the decision of the Mission and Ministry Board to reduce the operating […]

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Mission and Ministry Board Announces Reorganization Results

Church of the Brethren Newsline March 19, 2009 The Church of the Brethren’s Mission and Ministry Board has announced the results of its action to immediately reorganize to comply with the number of members approved by Annual Conference when the Association of Brethren Caregivers and the General Board merged. The action was taken at the […]

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Bethany Seminary Offers Webcast, ‘A Jewish Tentmaker Preaches Peace’

Church of the Brethren Newsline March 18, 2009 Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Ind., is offering an Internet webcast on March 28 of a presentation by New Testament professor Dan Ulrich titled “A Jewish Tentmaker Preaches Peace.” The event is being held in recognition of Ulrich’s recent promotion to professor of New Testament Studies at […]

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Bethany Theological Seminary Names New Academic Dean

Church of the Brethren Newsline March 17, 2009 Steven Schweitzer, assistant professor of Old Testament at Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Ind., will become associate professor and academic dean at Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Ind., beginning July 1, 2009. Bethany is the Church of the Brethren’s graduate school of theology. Schweitzer is a […]

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Annual Conference Preachers, Other Leaders Announced

Church of the Brethren Newsline March 10, 2009 Preachers and other leaders for the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference to be held June 26-30 in San Diego, Calif., have been announced by the Annual Conference Office. Coordinating the worship services will be Scott Duffey of Staunton, Va. Preachers will address the Conference theme for […]

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On Earth Peace Co-Sponsors Intergenerational Workcamp

March 3, 2009 Church of the Brethren Newsline On Earth Peace is co-sponsoring an Intergenerational Workcamp in partnership with the Church of the Brethren’s  Workcamp Ministry. The Intergenerational Workcamp will take place Aug. 2-9 at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md. “This workcamp is a time for different generations to gather together and share their […]

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Bethany Seminary Offers Webcast of Chapel Led by Annual Conference Moderator

March 3, 2009 Church of the Brethren Newsline This Wednesday’s worship service from Nicarry Chapel at Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Ind., will also be available for participants anywhere through a special webcast. David Shumate, moderator of the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference, will preach for the chapel service on March 4, at 11:20 […]

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Newsline Extra for March 3, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “…You also are built together spiritually into a dwelling place for God” (Ephesians 2:22). UPDATE ON TOGETHER CONVERSATIONS 1) Overview of Together conversations to be published as a book. 2) A story from the Together conversations: ‘Salad Oil and the Church.’ UPCOMING EVENTS 3) New […]

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