La Verne Church of the Brethren

The La Verne Church of the Brethren continues the work of Jesus peacefully, simply, together.

We create a Christian community, called by Christ to be inclusive, caring and peace-minded.

We affirm that people of any race, ethnic identity, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, age, economic status, faith tradition, or life situation are welcome in our congregation.

We believe in compassionate service, stewardship of creation, respect for diversity and nonviolent reconciliation for differences among all people, nations and faith traditions.

We claim no creed but the New Testament, as exemplified by the life of Christ. We strive to follow the way of Jesus.

Through these efforts, we seek to grow ever closer to the mind and heart of God.

Campaign Progress

Build Your Team

The Fair Trade committee provides leadership and direction for your campaign.

Completed April 9th, 2016

Commit to Fair Trade Education and Events

Educate members of the congregation about how Fair Trade empowers them to live out their religious tradition.

Completed April 9th, 2016

Source Fair Trade Products

Replace goods purchased by the congregation with Fair Trade products.

Completed April 9th, 2016

From Our Blog

A Reluctant Welcome

December 18, 2018 Have you heard the phrase, “Life is what happens when you’re busy making plans”? I think Joseph’s story is the ultimate illustration of that phrase. I mean this guy…. Here he is happily enga...

Recognizing Incarnation

December 13, 2018 I was lucky that I didn’t have my aunt Beulah Ritter as a teacher in the 6th grade. Everyone else in my family had her (including my brothers, and my dad) but somehow I escaped that fate worse than ...

Saying Yes

December 3, 2018 Some good people spent countless hours this week transforming this sanctuary into a place of wonder. Today we hung the greens, lit the first Advent candle and sang, “Light of the World into our dark...

Fair Trade Products

Resources

Fair Trade Claremont

April 9, 2016 Best Practices & Tips, Best Practices and Case Studies, Curricula, Educational Activities & Curricula, Events & Outreach, Fair Trade Basics, Fundraising, General Fair Trade, Getting Started, Letters and Surveys, National Event Resources, Outreach, Event & Tabling Materials, Presentations, Resolutions & Procurement, Resolutions and Procurement, Social and Traditional Media Resources, Templates & Media Resources, Tips for Campaigns, Toolkits and Awareness Campaigns Download

La Verne Church of the Brethren Fair Trade

April 9, 2016 Educational Activities & Curricula, Events & Outreach, Fair Trade Basics, Fundraising, General Fair Trade Download

Members

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