Photo Album Collection



John Kline Homestead.

 

John Kline Homestead


 

Schwarzenau Peace Pole, Nov. 2008.

 

Schwarzenau Peace Pole, Nov. 2008


 

222nd Annual Conference - July 2008.

 

222nd Annual Conference - July 2008


Photos from the 222nd Annual Conference in Richmond, Virginia, July 12-16, 2008

 

NYAC 2008.

 

NYAC 2008


2008 National Young Adult Conference

 

Brethren World Assembly 300th Anniversary - Schwarzenau, Germany.

 

Brethren World Assembly 300th Anniversary - Schwarzenau, Germany


The 2008 Brethren World Assembly and the international celebration of the 300th Anniversary of the Brethren movement took place in Schwarzenau, Germany, on the weekend of Aug. 2-3. Church of the Brethren photographer Glenn Riegel was there to document the events. Riegel is a member of Little Swatara Church of the Brethren in Bethel, Pa., and has served as a volunteer photographer at the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference and for Anniversary events last year including the opening celebration at Germantown (Pa.) Church of the Brethren and the Anniversary concert held by Atlantic Northeast and Southern Pennsylvania Districts.

 

September 2008 National Older Adult Conference.

 

September 2008 National Older Adult Conference


Photos from the September 2008 National Older Adult Conference, "Come to the Water"

 

History of General Offices - 1959 to 2009.

 

History of General Offices - 1959 to 2009


A pictoral history of the General Offices located in Elgin, Illinois, from 1959 to 2009.

 

Heeding God's Call: A Gathering on Peace.

 

Heeding God's Call: A Gathering on Peace


"Heeding God's Call: A Gathering on Peace" brought together representatives from the three Historic Peace Churches--Church of the Brethren, Quakers, and Mennonites--along with other peace-minded people of faith for a gathering in Philadelphia on Jan. 13-17, 2009.

 

Children's Disaster Services response in New Orleans.

 

Children's Disaster Services response in New Orleans


On January 3, 2007, the "Louisiana Welcome Home Center" opened to serve the citizens of the metro New Orleans area in their personal road to recovery.

 

Kid's Regnuh Poster Project.

 

Kid's Regnuh Poster Project


What a new generation of Brethren thinks about turning hunger around

 

2009 Clergywomen's Retreat.

 

2009 Clergywomen's Retreat


The 2009 Clergywomen's Retreat brought together Church of the Brethren clergywomen for an event in southern California on Jan. 12-15. Photos are by Mary Jo Flory-Steury

 

History of Brethren Service Center - 1944 to 2009.

 

History of Brethren Service Center - 1944 to 2009


A pictoral history of the Brethren Service Center located in New Windsor, Maryland, from 1944 to 2009.

 

18th Annual Conference, Iglesia de los Hermanos, Dominican Rep.

 

18th Annual Conference, Iglesia de los Hermanos, Dominican Rep


"Without faith, it is impossible to please God!" (Hebrews 11:6). With this challenging theme, the 18th "Asamblea" or Annual Conference of Iglesia de Los Hermanos en la Rep. Dom. (the Church of the Brethren in the Dominican Republic) was held on Feb. 20-22. Photos in this album were taken by Jay Wittmeyer, executive director of Global Mission Partnerships for the Church of the Brethren.

 

Dedication of Christopher Sauer Historical Marker.

 

Dedication of Christopher Sauer Historical Marker


The Historical Committee of the Atlantic Northeast District dedicated an official Pennsylvania Historical Marker honoring the life of Christopher Sauer, 1695-1758.

 

Nicaragua's 'Ladies of Worth'.

 

Nicaragua's 'Ladies of Worth'


Nicaragua's 'Ladies of Worth'

 

Haiti Hurricane Recovery, March 2009.

 

Haiti Hurricane Recovery, March 2009


Brethren Disaster Ministries (BDM) is in the midst of a long-term response to the multiple hurricanes that devastated Haiti in the fall of 2008. Especially hard hit were the coastal city of Gonaíves and the rugged, mountainous area of Mirebalais. BDM's multifaceted recovery program is helping to restore the lives of many Haitian storm survivors.

 

New Orleans Ecumenical Blitz Build, Week Two - April 26 to May 2.

 

New Orleans Ecumenical Blitz Build, Week Two - April 26 to May 2


Volunteers from Maine to Washington, representing 10 denominations, descended upon New Orleans to assist in the reconstruction of 12 homes in the community of Little Woods, which had been devastated by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005. The blitz build was coordinated by Church World Service, and Brethren Disaster Ministries provided volunteers, leadership and tools in support of the effort.

 

Haiti Hurricane Recovery, April 2009.

 

Haiti Hurricane Recovery, April 2009


Brethren Disaster Ministries is rebuilding 100 homes in Haiti, following multiple hurricanes that devastated this impoverished island nation in the fall of 2008.

 

NCC Governing Board, May 2009.

 

NCC Governing Board, May 2009


The National Council of Churches Governing Board met in Elgin, Ill., on May 18-19, hosted by the Church of the Brethren General Offices. Photos are by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford

 

Cross Cultural Consultation 2009.

 

Cross Cultural Consultation 2009


A photo journal of the Cross Cultural Celebration and Consultation held in Miami, Fla., on April 23-25. Volunteer photographers Joe Vecchio and Ruby Deoleo contributed the photographs for this album.

 

2009 Annual Conference Business Images.

 

2009 Annual Conference Business Images


Photos from the business sessions at the 2009 Annual Conference

 

2009 Annual Conference Worship Images.

 

2009 Annual Conference Worship Images


Photos from the worship services at the 2009 Annual Conference.

 

2009 Annual Conference, San Diego Site Images.

 

2009 Annual Conference, San Diego Site Images


Scenes from San Diego and the Town and Country Resort

 

2009 Annual Conference Candid Images.

 

2009 Annual Conference Candid Images


Candid photos from the 2009 Annual Conference.

 

2009 Annual Conference Youth and Children's Activities Images.

 

2009 Annual Conference Youth and Children's Activities Images


Photos from the youth and children's activities at the 2009 Annual Conference.

 

2009 Annual Conference Meals & Other Events Images.

 

2009 Annual Conference Meals & Other Events Images


Photos from meal events, insight sessions, and other events at the 2009 Annual Conference.

 

2009 Annual Conference Lighter Side Images.

 

2009 Annual Conference Lighter Side Images


Photos from the lighter side of the 2009 Annual Conference.

 

New Church Development Conference, May 2010.

 

New Church Development Conference, May 2010


Photos from the Church of the Brethren's New Church Development Conference, held in May 2010 at Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Ind. Photos by Marcia Shetler

 

Young Adult Conference, May 2010.

 

Young Adult Conference, May 2010


The 2010 Young Adult Conference was held in May, over Memorial Day weekend. Photos are by Matt McKimmy

 

Haiti Medical Delegation - March 2010.

 

Haiti Medical Delegation - March 2010


This album covers the Brethren medical delegation in Haiti on March 21-26, 2010. Plans for the delegation include five daily clinics as part of the earthquake response of Brethren Disaster Ministries and the Haitian church. Photos: Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford

 

Brethren Jump!.

 

Brethren Jump!


Photos of Brethren jumping

 

Annual Conference 2010-Photo Album for Saturday, July 3.

 

Annual Conference 2010-Photo Album for Saturday, July 3


An album of photos and images from the first day of the 2010 Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Saturday, July 3. The album includes photos from the opening worship service led by moderator Shawn Flory Replogle.

 

Annual Conference 2010 - Photo Album for Sunday, July 4.

 

Annual Conference 2010 - Photo Album for Sunday, July 4


Photographs and images from the second day of the 2010 Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren in Pittsburgh, Pa. The photographs were taken Sunday, July 4, by members of the Conference news team.

 

Brethren Disaster Ministries project site in Lake County, Ind..

 

Brethren Disaster Ministries project site in Lake County, Ind.


Indiana Flood Recovery, 2009 - Brethren Disaster Ministries: Hurricane Ike reached the Gulf Coast in Sept. 2008. The storm moved north and rainwater flooded much of the central US. BDM is working to rebuild some of nearly 1,000 homes in Indiana.

 

Annual Conference 2010-Photo Album for Monday, July 5.

 

Annual Conference 2010-Photo Album for Monday, July 5


Pictures and images from the third day of the 2010 Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren, Monday, July 5, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

 

Annual Conference 2010-Photo Album for Tuesday, July 6.

 

Annual Conference 2010-Photo Album for Tuesday, July 6


Pictures from the day Tuesday, July 6, at the 2010 Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren in Pittsburgh, Pa. Photographs are taken by members of the conference news team.

 

Annual Conference 2010-Photo Album for Wed., July 7.

 

Annual Conference 2010-Photo Album for Wed., July 7


Images and photographs from the final day of the 2010 Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Wednesday, July 7. Photos are by members of the conference news team.

 

Brethren Volunteer Service Unit Photos.

 

Brethren Volunteer Service Unit Photos


Photos of Brethren Volunteer Service orientation units throughout the years.

 

Haiti Workcamp, Oct. 2009.

 

Haiti Workcamp, Oct. 2009


Haiti Workcamp, Oct. 2009 Brethren Disaster Ministries by Roy Winter

 

2010 Workcamps.

 

2010 Workcamps


An album from 2010 summer workcamps sponsored by the Church of the Brethren's workcamp ministry in the Youth/Young Adult office. Workcamps were held across the US and in other countries, coordinated by Jeanne Davies who took most of these pictures.

 

India Visit by Global Mission Partnerships Executive, Oct. 2009.

 

India Visit by Global Mission Partnerships Executive, Oct. 2009


India Visit by Global Mission Partnerships Executive, Oct. 2009 photos by Jay Wittmeyer

 

2009 Workcamps.

 

2009 Workcamps


Photos of the 2009 Workcamps offered by the church's Youth and Young Adult Ministry. The program had another successful season, with 31 workcamps and 700 participants. Jeanne Davies coordinated, with BVSers Meghan Horne, Rebekah Houff, Emily Laprade.

 

Brethren Volunteer Service Photo Album.

 

Brethren Volunteer Service Photo Album


Photos from various Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) Orientations, Projects, and Volunteers.

 

National Youth Conference (NYC) - Pre-Conference Photos.

 

National Youth Conference (NYC) - Pre-Conference Photos


The 2010 National Youth Conference (NYC) takes place in Fort Collins, Colo., on July 17-22. Here are some photos and images of pre-NYC events. Click on any thumbnail below to see full size pictures and read captions.

 

National Youth Conference (NYC) 2010 - Saturday, July 17.

 

National Youth Conference (NYC) 2010 - Saturday, July 17


National Youth Conference (NYC) 2010 begins on Saturday, July 17, with registration of Brethren youth and advisors from around the country and across the globe. Here are some pictures from the opening day at Colorado State University in Fort Colllins. Click on any thumbnail below to see full size pictures and read captions.

 

National Youth Conference (NYC) 2010 - Sunday, July 18.

 

National Youth Conference (NYC) 2010 - Sunday, July 18


National Youth Conference (NYC) 2010 continues today Sunday, July 18. In this album, photographers on the NYC News Team capture glimpses and highlights of the day. Click on any thumbnail below to see full size pictures and read captions.

 

National Youth Conference (NYC) 2010 - Monday, July 19.

 

National Youth Conference (NYC) 2010 - Monday, July 19


The 2010 National Youth Conference (NYC) continues this Monday, July 19, with a wide variety of events including the two daily worship services, workshops, small group meetings, hiking in the mountains, and more. Click on any thumbnail below to see full size pictures and read captions.

 

National Youth Conference (NYC) 2010 - Tuesday, July 20.

 

National Youth Conference (NYC) 2010 - Tuesday, July 20


It is day four of the 2010 National Youth Conference (NYC) in beautiful Fort Collins, Colo. In this daily album: pictures and images from the Colorado State University campus on Tuesday, July 20. Click on any thumbnail below to see full size pictures and read captions.

 

National Youth Conference (NYC) 2010 - Wednesday, July 21.

 

National Youth Conference (NYC) 2010 - Wednesday, July 21


How could NYC be almost done--already? It's Wednesday, July 21, and the second to last day of National Youth Conference 2010! Here are some of the day's lasting images.

 

National Youth Conference (NYC) 2010 - Thursday, July 22.

 

National Youth Conference (NYC) 2010 - Thursday, July 22


...And the big event is over, for this year. Here's the closing photo album from National Youth Conference (NYC) 2010, which ends today, Thursday, July 22, in Fort Collins, Colo. Click on any thumbnail below to view full-size pictures and read captions.

 

Annual Conference 2010 - Pre-Conference Events.

 

Annual Conference 2010 - Pre-Conference Events


A photo album of the 2010 Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren. Pictures of pre-Conference events in Pittsburgh, Pa., including the Standing Committee of district delegates, the Mission and Ministry Board (MMB) meeting, and others.

 

Haiti Earthquake Response.

 

Haiti Earthquake Response


Photos of the Church of the Brethren response to the Haiti Earthquake, that occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010. This album also features photos from Eglise des Freres Haitiens (the Haitian Church of the Brethren).

 

NYC Likes T-shirts! - National Youth Conference 2010.

 

NYC Likes T-shirts! - National Youth Conference 2010


NYC likes t-shirts! Glimpses of the many witty and/or thoughful t-shirts being worn at National Youth Conference (NYC) 2010. Click on one of the thumbnail images below to view photos full size and to read captions.

 

NYC Jumps - National Youth Conference 2010.

 

NYC Jumps - National Youth Conference 2010


NYC Jumps -- More Brethren jumping pictures from National Youth Conference 2010. Click on any thumbnail below to view full-size pictures and to read captions and credit information.

 

National Junior High Conference, June 2009.

 

National Junior High Conference, June 2009


A photo album from the Church of the Brethren's National Junior High Conference, held June 19-21, 2009, at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va. Photos by Glenn Riegel

 

China Quilt - Dec. 2009.

 

China Quilt - Dec. 2009


Photographs of quilt pieces made in China as part of a program of the Church of the Brethren mission that offered assistance to women through handcrafts.

 

Ministry with Africa Inland Church-Sudan.

 

Ministry with Africa Inland Church-Sudan


A new phase of the Church of the Brethren ministry in southern Sudan has begun with the placement of mission worker Michael Wagner with the Africa Inland Church-Sudan (AIC). Wagner began work in Sudan in the summer of 2010.

 

NOAC 2009 - Worship Services and Keynote Sessions.

 

NOAC 2009 - Worship Services and Keynote Sessions


A photo album of the Worship Services and Plenary Sessions at National Older Adult Conference (NOAC) 2009, held at Lake Junaluska (N.C.) Conference and Retreat Center on Sept. 7-11. NOAC is sponsored by the Church of the Brethren's Caring Ministries.

 

NOAC 2009 - Concerts, Recreation, and Other Events.

 

NOAC 2009 - Concerts, Recreation, and Other Events


A photo album of concerts, recreation, service projects, interest groups, and other events at National Older Adult Conference (NOAC) 2009.

 

NOAC 2009 - Just for Fun!.

 

NOAC 2009 - Just for Fun!


Just for fun pictures from the 2009 National Older Adult Conference of the Church of the Brethren (NOAC).

 

Brethren Disaster Ministries Leadership Training - Summer 2009.

 

Brethren Disaster Ministries Leadership Training - Summer 2009


Brethren Disaster Ministries Leadership Training - Summer - May June 2009 - Chalmette, La.

 

University opening in North Korea - September 2009.

 

University opening in North Korea - September 2009


University opening in North Korea - September 2009 photos by Jay Wittmeyer Pyongyang University of Science and Technology connected with the Global Food Crisis Fund

 

Nigerian Brethren churches affected by violence.

 

Nigerian Brethren churches affected by violence


Nigerian Brethren churches and members have been affected by violence in the city of Maiduguri in northeastern Nigeria. This album includes pictures of the Maiduguri church of Ekklesiyar Yan'uwa a Nigeria (EYN--the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria).

 

N. Korea Farm Rehabilitation Program, Global Food Crisis Fund.

 

N. Korea Farm Rehabilitation Program, Global Food Crisis Fund


A photo album showcasing the Ryongyon Farm Rehabilitation Program in North Korea that is sponsored by the Church of the Brethren's Global Food Crisis Fund. The album also highlights the work of Dr. Pilju Kim Joo of Agglobe Services International, a ministry partner with the church.

 

Haiti Workcamp, Aug. 2009.

 

Haiti Workcamp, Aug. 2009


A photo album of the Haiti Workcamp in August 2009, sponsored by Brethren Disaster Ministries. Photos were provided by Jay Wittmeyer, executive director of the Church of the Brethren's Global Mission Partnerships.

 

Mission and Ministry Board Meeting, Oct. 2009.

 

Mission and Ministry Board Meeting, Oct. 2009


A photo album from the Mission and Ministry Board Meeting of Oct. 2009, which took place at the Church of the Brethren General Offices in Elgin, Ill. Photos by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford

 

Historic Peace Church conference in Latin America Nov27-Dec2 '10.

 

Historic Peace Church conference in Latin America Nov27-Dec2 '10


A photo album from the Historic Peace Church conference in Latin America, held Nov27-Dec2 2010 in the Dominican Republic with representatives from the Friends (Quakers), Mennonites, and Church of the Brethren. Photos by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford

 

Brethren Disaster Ministries site in Chalmette, La. 2007-present.

 

Brethren Disaster Ministries site in Chalmette, La. 2007-present


Photos from 2007 to the present, from Brethren Disaster Ministries' Chalmette, La., project. It began as a response to Hurricane Katrina, when projects in nearby areas were coming to a close.

 

Brethren Disaster Ministries project in Delphi/Winamac, Ind..

 

Brethren Disaster Ministries project in Delphi/Winamac, Ind.


Photos from the Sept. 2009-Jan. 2011 Brethren Disaster Ministries project in the Delphi/Winamac area of Indiana. Homes in the area had been destroyed by flooding in both 2008 and 2009. Work wrapped up in January this year.

 

Congregational Life Ministries workshops, Fall 2010.

 

Congregational Life Ministries workshops, Fall 2010


Photos from two Congregational Life Ministries workshop events in the Fall of 2010: a series of presentations by English Anabaptist scholar Stuart Murray Williams, and a workshop on intercultural ministry led by Eric Law. Photos are by Stan Dueck.

 

2010 Spring - American Samoa Disaster Rebuilding Project.

 

2010 Spring - American Samoa Disaster Rebuilding Project


After a devastating tsunami hit American Samoa on Sept. 29, 2009 Brethren Disaster Ministries worked with VOAD & FEMA to help repair and rebuild some of the 227 homes destroyed. BDM project leaders began work with local workers & volunteers March-Aug 2010

 

Spring 2010 - Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Blitz Build.

 

Spring 2010 - Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Blitz Build


In the second Church World Service Ecumenical Build volunteers from 14 organizations including Brethren Disaster Ministries joined together in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. During the 6-week Blitz Build 9 homes damaged by flooding in 2008 were repaired.

 

International Ecumenical Peace Convocation - May 2011, Jamaica.

 

International Ecumenical Peace Convocation - May 2011, Jamaica


A photo album of the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation (IEPC) in Kingston, Jamaica, May 17-25, 2011. IEPC is the culminating conference of the Decade to Overcome Violence 2001-2011. The decade is an initiative of the World Council of Churches.

 

New building in Haiti - 2011.

 

New building in Haiti - 2011


A photo album of the new building going on in Haiti, through a partnership of Brethren Disaster Ministries with Global Mission Partnerships and most importantly Eglise des Freres Haitiens (the Church of the Brethren in Haiti).

 

Intercultural Celebration, April 2011.

 

Intercultural Celebration, April 2011


A photo album from the Intercultural Consultation and Celebration held April 28-30, 2011, in Mills River, N.C., hosted by His Way Church of the Brethren and Southeastern District. Photos by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford

 

Mission and Ministry Board meeting, Oct. 2010.

 

Mission and Ministry Board meeting, Oct. 2010


A photo album of the Oct. 2010 meeting of the Church of the Brethren's Mission and Ministry Board, at the church's General Offices in Elgin, Ill. Photos by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford. Click on a thumbnail to see full size pictures and read captions.

 

Celebration of Church of North India's 40th anniversary.

 

Celebration of Church of North India's 40th anniversary


A photo album featuring the celebration of Church of North India (CNI) 40th anniversary in October 2010. Photos are by Jay Wittmeyer. Click on any thumbnail image to view full size pictures and read captions.

 

Mission and Ministry Board, Spring meetings 2011.

 

Mission and Ministry Board, Spring meetings 2011


A photo album of the Church of the Brethren's Mission and Ministry Board Spring meetings, in March 2011 at the General Offices in Elgin, Ill. The main work of the meeting was to adopt a Strategic Plan for the next decade. Photos by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayfor

 

Brethren Disaster Ministries project in Hammond, Ind. - 2009.

 

Brethren Disaster Ministries project in Hammond, Ind. - 2009


Photos from the Brethren Disaster Ministries project in Hammond, Ind. in summer/fall 2009. Flooding brought the Brethren to Hammond to work with local relief organization LARRI beginning in mid-July to the joy and excitement of both volunteers & homeowner

 

National Older Adult Conference (NOAC) 2011.

 

National Older Adult Conference (NOAC) 2011


A photo album for the Church of the Brethren's National Older Adult Conference (NOAC), taking place at the Lake Junaluska (N.C.) Conference and Retreat Center on Sept. 5-9, 2011. Click on any thumbnail to view photos full size and to read captions.

 

Annual Conference 2011.

 

Annual Conference 2011


Photos and images of the Church of the Brethren's 2011 Annual Conference, held in Grand Rapids, Mich., July 2-6, 2011.

 

Robert and Linda Shank teaching at PUST in North Korea.

 

Robert and Linda Shank teaching at PUST in North Korea


Robert and Linda Shank are teaching at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) in North Korea. This photo album offers views of their work, located on the outskirts of the capital city of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

 


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