Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Brethren Volunteer Service Unit 305 completes orientation, begins service

The summer unit of Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) completed orientation on Aug. 8 at Camp Mardela on the eastern shore of Maryland. The group of 12 volunteers is the 305th unit of BVS. Following are the names of the volunteers, their home congregations or home towns, and project placements:
Photo courtesy of BVS

Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) Unit 305: (front, from left) Elizabeth Batten, Janina Bungarten, Annika Nuss, Alice Kegley, Sarah Seiber, Estella Amador; (back, from left) Bryan Bohrer, Lee Walters, Lukas Hilger, Adom Wieneke, Lars Mundin, Melina Willems.
  • Estella Amador of Pomona, Calif., is serving with the Brethren Nutrition Program in Washington, D.C.
  • Bryan Bohrer of Crest Manor Church of the Brethren in South Bend, Ind., is posted at Arche Community in Ravensburg, Germany
  • Janina Bungarten of Koblenz, Germany, and Adom Wieneke of Unna-Hemmerde, Germany, are working for Abode Services in Fremont, Calif.
  • Elizabeth Batten of Menden, Mich., has gone to L’Arche Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Lukas Hilger of Neuwied, Germany, is serving with SnowCap in Portland, Ore.
  • Alice Kegley of Fort Defiance, Va., is going to Glebe House in Kilcief, Northern Ireland
  • Lars Mundin of Emmelshausen, Germany, serves at the Interfaith Hospitality Network, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Annika Nuss of Tiengen, Germany, has been sent to Project PLASE in Baltimore, Md.
  • Sarah Seiber of Ipswich, Mass., is working at Highland Park Elementary School, Roanoke, Va.
  • Lee Walters of Chama, N.M., is going to L’Arche Dublin, Ireland
  • Melina Willems of Tuebingen, Germany, has gone to work for the Sisters of the Road in Portland, Ore.
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Source: 9/3/2014 Newsline

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