Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Bits and Pieces.

New at are pictorial histories of the two main Church of the Brethren denominational facilities: the General Offices in Elgin, Ill. (shown here), which celebrates its 50th anniversary on April 8, and the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md., which also celebrates its 65th anniversary this year. Go to and to view the histories, shown through old and new photographs of the two facilities.

A photo album from the 18th Asamblea or Annual Conference of Iglesia de los Hermanos (Church of the Brethren in the Dominican Republic) is available online. Click here to view the photographs taken by Jay Wittmeyer, executive director of the Church of the Brethren's Global Mission Partnerships.

Church of the Brethren treasurer Judy Keyser addressed the denomination's Mission and Ministry Board meeting last October. The denomination has recorded a loss of $638,770 for 2008 (in pre-audit figures). Click here for the photo album from the last Mission and Ministry Board meeting.
© Church of the Brethren/Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford

The Church of the Brethren has a new disaster response project in Haiti following a series of hurricanes that hit the island last fall. Brethren leaders involved in the project are among the group shown above, including Ludovic St. Fleur (back row, right), mission coordinator in Haiti; and Jeff Boshart (front row, left), coordinator for the disaster project. Click here for more about Brethren Disaster Ministries. Click here for more on the Brethren in Haiti.
© Church of the Brethren/courtesy Jeff Boshart

Source: 3/12/2009 Newsline Special

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