Report from IEPC: Opening Worship and Plenary Features Strong Speakers on Peace

A dancer symbolically acts out the suffering of the world, as a lament is read listing the many ways humanity experiences violence. The dancer lifted a wet cloth from a basin of water and wrung it out high over her head, letting the water flow down like tears over her face and body. Photos by […]

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Journal from Jamaica: Reflections on the Peace Convocation

Church of the Brethren director of news services, Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford, is reporting from the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation in Jamaica through May 25, the culminating event of the Decade to Overcome Violence. She hopes to post a journal entry each day as a personal reflection on the event. Here is the journal entry for Wednesday, May […]

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Newsline for December 15, 2010

“Strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near” (James 5:8). 1) Annual Conference issues 2011 logo, makes online input form available for Special Response. 2) Meeting issues ‘Letter from Santo Domingo to All Churches.’ 3) NCC leaders offer pastoral advice to Senate on nuclear arms reduction. 4) Murray Williams tour proclaims Anabaptist […]

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Letter from Santo Domingo to All Churches – Carta de Santo Domingo a todas las iglesias

Letter from Santo Domingo to all churches Carta de Santo Domingo a todas las iglesias Dec. 8, 2010 – A final declaration from the Historic Peace Church conference in Latin America has been released, in the form of a “Letter from Santo Domingo to all churches.” The meeting of representatives of Mennnonite churches, the Society of […]

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Peace Church Insurance Group Declares Dividend, Decreases Rates

(Jan. 10, 2007) — Peace Church Risk Retention Group, at its annual shareholders meeting in Baltimore Md., declared a $500,000 dividend distribution to its shareholders, payable by March 15. The board also announced that it would be reducing its renewal rates for 2007 by 11 percent. “This is a significant day for us,” said Ed […]

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Newsline Special for November 3, 2006

“Were not our hearts burning within us, while he was talking to us on the road…?” — Luke 24:32a Report from Fall meetings of the General Board 1) General Board sets 2007 budget, discusses immigration and stem cell research, recommends joining Christian Churches Together. 2) Pastoral letter encourages church to love neighbors equally. 3) Mission […]

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