Tag Archives: Church of the Brethren

Brian Gumm

Brian Gumm

Distance Learning Technology Analyst, Eastern Mennonite University Based in rural Iowa, Brian continues his work in educational technology work for EMU from afar, but is also involved in local and regional church ministry efforts. As a minister in the Church of the Brethren, Brian continues to look for ways to integrate Christian witness with peacebuilding ...More

Jay Wittmeyer

Jay Alan Wittmeyer

Executive director of Global Mission Partnerships, Church of the Brethren Formerly working with the Brethren Benefit Trust as a senior writer and manager of publications at the Church of the Brethren headquarters in Elgin, IL. After graduating from EMU, Jay and his family returned to Nepal where he worked as a program officer, hospital administrator, with the ...More

Sharing an anniversary with 9/11

STAR was born from the ashes of 9/11. Who can forget the haunting images of that September day, the sky balmy, the smoke rising? Soon after, Church World Service asked Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding (CJP) to design a trauma training program for civil society leaders of all faiths whose communities, in ...More