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 Aug. 12, 2010

Aug. 12, 2010   “How good it is to sing praises to our God…” (Psalm 147:1b).   1) Church gains memo of understanding with Selective Service System. 2) Conference considers ‘Peace Among the Peoples.’ 3) Church of the Brethren joins complaint on CIA treatment of detainees. 4) BBT urges US President to help protect indigenous […]

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Newsline for December 31, 2008

Newsline — December 31, 2008 “Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “You prepare a table before me…” (Psalm 23:5a). NEWS 1) Brethren funds offer replenishment grants for local hunger ministries. 2) Church of the Brethren plans major disaster recovery project in Haiti. 3) Grants are given for Pakistan, the Congo, Thailand. […]

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Newsline Extra for June 25, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Come, bless the Lord, all you servants of the Lord…” (Psalm 134:1a). 1) Northern Plains District is part of relief effort for Iowa floods. 2) Grant will help Northern Plains District disaster work. 3) Children’s Disaster Services cares for children in Cedar Falls. 4) Church […]

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Daily News: March 18, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (March 18, 2008) — The following reflection was written by Mary Lou Garrison for “Lighten UP, Brethren!” a list serv offering support for wellness and healthy living. Garrison directs the Wellness Ministry of the Church of the Brethren. She reflects on a workcamp held in […]

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Daily News: March 6, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (March 6, 2008) Samantha Carwile, Gabriel Dodd, Melisa Grandison, and John-Michael Pickens will make up this year’s Church of the Brethren Youth Peace Travel Team. The group will give peace programs at a variety of camps and conferences this summer. Carwile is a student at […]

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Newsline for February 13, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “For with the Lord there is steadfast love…” (Psalm 130:7b). NEWS 1) Joint ‘Resolution Urging Forbearance’ is approved by three agencies. 1b) Una resolucion conjunta urgiendo tolerancia fue aprobada por tres agencias. 2) Church mission executives gather in Thailand for annual meeting. 3) Emergency Disaster […]

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Mission Executives Gather in Thailand for Annual Meeting

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008″ (Feb. 1, 2008) — The leadership of Christian mission agencies gathered in Bangkok, Thailand, on Jan. 6-12 for an annual gathering with Church World Service (CWS) executive director John McCullough. This is the first time the group has met outside the US. The location in […]

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Brethren Funds Give $65,000 in Grants for Hunger, Disaster Relief

Church of the Brethren Newsline December 12, 2007 Six grants totaling $65,000 have been given by the Global Food Crisis Fund and the Emergency Disaster Fund, two funds of the Church of the Brethren General Board. The grants target hunger and disaster relief in various areas of Latin America, Asia, and Africa. A grant of […]

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