Newsline Update for May 21, 2010

Haitians affected by the earthquake are receiving food assistance through Brethren Disaster Ministries and Eglise des Freres Haitiens (the Haitian Church of the Brethren). Food distribution has included rice, oil, canned chicken and fish, and other necessities. (Above, photo by Jenner Alexandre)Below, Jeff Boshart, Brethren Disaster Ministries coordinator for Haiti, visits one of the fields […]

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Church Rep Attends ‘Beijing + 15’ on Status of Women

The following report from Doris Abdullah, Church of the Brethren representative to the United Nations, reports her experience at the 54th Commission on the Status of Women: So exactly what was the 54th meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women from March 1-12 at the United Nations in New York all about anyway? […]

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Newsline Special for March 19, 2010

  The Mission and Ministry Board held a blessing and laying on of hands for the new Strategic Planning Working Group during its spring meetings on March 12-16. The new group will help guide the board’s long-range strategic planning process that has begun with this meeting. Members of the working group are named in the […]

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Newsline for Oct. 21, 2009

Newsline is the Church of the Brethren e-mail news service. Go to www.brethren.org/newsline to subscribe or unsubscribe. Oct. 21, 2009 “If you love me, you will keep my commandments” (John 14:15). NEWS 1) Annual Conference looks for stories about people taking Jesus seriously. 2) Grants go to Indonesia, American Samoa, Philippines, and Niger. 3) Cincinnati […]

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Brethren Disaster Ministries Monitors Events in Samoa and Indonesia

Newsline Update: Disaster Response Oct. 1, 2009 “The Lord is my shepherd…” (Psalm 23:1a). BRETHREN DISASTER MINISTRIES MONITORS EVENTS IN SAMOA AND INDONESIA Brethren Disaster Ministries is monitoring disaster situations in the South Pacific island of Samoa and surrounding islands, and in Indonesia, through ecumenical partner organization Church World Service (CWS). A massive tsunami swept […]

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