Brethren Service Center (New Windsor)
Distribution of material resources around the world on behalf of Church World Service and Interchurch Medical Assistance (IMA) World Health among others.

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Contact: New Windsor Conference Center
   500 Main Street, P.O. Box 188
   New Windsor, MD  21776-0188
Phone:  800.766.1553 or 410.635.8700
Fax:  410.635.8719
Website: "Brethren Service Center"

The Brethren Service Center (on behalf of Church World Service and other church organizations) inventories, packs and ships goods around the world routinely and during times of crisis.

Project/Focus:  SERRV:  A Greater Gift and the warehouse, Material Resources warehouse, and shipping for Church World Service "Gift of the Heart" kits rely on volunteers to help ship material resources.

Educational/Advocacy Components: Staff provides orientation tour of Brethren Service Center.  Material goods are processed and shipped on behalf of the following organizations.  Group leaders are responsible for other programming.

Church of the Brethren ; Lutheran World Relief ; Church World Service;  Interchurch Medical Assistance World Health ;American Baptist White Cross; Presbyterian Women’s Dept. ; Evangelical Covenant Church; Feeding the Nations; Global Assistance; International Orthodox Christian Charities 

Time: Year-round. Groups may come for one day or several days at a time, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Minimum Age:  14 years (Ages 14-16 require parental consent in writing.)

Conditions:  New Windsor Conference Center is available for lodging.

Cost:  Those coming from out of town may stay overnight at the New Windsor Conference Center at a discounted rate. Lunch is provided at no charge for those working six hours or more.  Contact conference coordinator for rates.

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Rev. Mary Schaller Blaufuss
Team Leader, Global Sharing of Resources
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44115