Youth Speech Contest Winners Address NYC

2010 National Youth Conference of the Church of the Brethren Fort Collins, Colo. — July 19, 2010       As worship concluded Monday morning at National Youth Conference, singer songwriter Ken Medema summed up the service with a new song: “We are broken one and all, But still we hear God’s awesome call. Turn the rock over, […]

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Newsline Extra for October 23, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed…” (Romans 12:2a). 1) Church of the Brethren Mission and Ministry Board holds first meeting. PERSONNEL 2) Donna Hillcoat begins as director of Deacon Ministry. 3) Steve Bob called as director of the Church of the […]

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Newsline for August 13, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Oh Lord…how majestic is your name in all the earth!” (Psalm 8:1) NEWS 1) Brethren Disaster Ministries receives $50,000 grant to continue Katrina rebuilding. 2) Ministry Summer Service participants complete internship program. 3) Mission trip to the Dominican Republic builds faith, relationships. 4) Brethren bits: […]

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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 February 27, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Instead, strive for (God’s) kingdom…” (Luke 12:31a). NEWS 1) Annual Conference ballot for 2008 is announced. 2) Church of the Brethren sends delegation to North Korea. 3) BVS worker helps Guatemalan school raise funds. 4) Brethren funds send money to N. Korea, Darfur, Katrina rebuilding. […]

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Brethren Volunteer Service Unit 278 Completes Orientation

(Feb. 25, 2008) — Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) is introducing the volunteers from Unit 278, who have completed orientation and have begun service at projects across the country and in Northern Ireland. BVS is a ministry of the Church of the Brethren General Board. The orientation was held at Camp Ithiel in Gotha, Fla., from […]

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Newsline for January 16, 2008

“Celebrating the Church of the Brethren’s 300th Anniversary in 2008” “Those of steadfast mind you keep in peace–in peace because they trust in you” (Isaiah 26:3). NEWS 1) ABC conducts survey in response to query on Child Abuse Prevention. 2) Church of the Brethren is received into Christian Churches Together. 3) ‘Regnuh’ poster project invites […]

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Newsline for November 21, 2007

November 21, 2007 “Be still, and know that I am God!” (Psalm 46:10a). NEWS 1) Wil Nolen to retire in 2008 as president of Brethren Benefit Trust. 2) Program and Arrangements requests review of sexuality statement. 3) Brethren workcamp ministry experiences successful expansion. 4) Womaen’s Caucus to focus on next 300 years in 2008. 5) […]

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Newsline Extra for October 10, 2007

October 10, 2007 “Not to us, O Lord, not to us, but to your name give glory, for the sake of your steadfast love and your faithfulness” (Psalm 115:1) 1) 300th Anniversary update: Music and worship fill Sight and Sound theater. 2) 300th Anniversary bits and pieces. * * * * * * * * […]

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Newsline for July 4, 2007

“Proclaim the power of God” — 2007 Annual Conference theme from Psalm 68:34-35 NEWS 1) Annual Conference 2007 makes history, addresses complex and lengthy business agenda. 1b) La Conferencia Anual de 2007 hace historia y trata con una agenda grande y compleja. 2) Annual Conference elections and appointments. 3) Annual Conference bits and pieces: 4) […]

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