Help with National Forms

Your work with these forms . . .

  • Helps us plan District and National Church of the Brethren programs that fit your congregation.
  • Enables your local committees to receive timely resources.
  • Provides church contact information for local pastors, moderators and board chairs around the nation through the Yearbook.
  • Lets you look through the statistical summary at the end of the Yearbook.
  • Is necessary for new church plants, fellowships and church grant recipients.

How to get copies of the directories . . .

  • The “PSWD Directory” is published each year in mid March. A free copy is mailed to each church, pastor, and district volunteer listed in the directory.
  • The “PSWD Directory” is updated throughout the year.
  • Our national office publishes “The Church of the Brethren Yearbook” each year in the fall on computer CD (staring in 2010). Here you will find contact information for all the local CoB congregations in the country, all the ordained and licensed ministers, all 23 districts, the national agencies, Mission & Ministry Board, Bethany, On Earth Peace, Annual Conference, Brethren Benefit Trust. The last section summarizes the statistics for the prior year.
  • Order a “Church of the Brethren Yearbook CD” from Brethren Press, 800-441-3712 www.brethrenpress.com

Congregational Outreach Form (reporting on next year)

  • July 2017 we mailed three packets to your church mailing address. One for the pastor, one for the board chair, one for the treasurer.
  • The Stewardship Office will mail the four part (No Carbon Required) report form separately in September. If you have any questions or need a new form please call 800-323-8039 ext. 361  Due: 12/8/2017
  • The entire contents of the packet are available at: Outreach Planning

Form B (reporting on next year)

  • Lists Board Chair, Treasurer, Committee Chairs, Youth Leaders.
  • September 2017 Yearbook office mailed Form B to your church mailing address. Due: 12/31/2017
  • If your forms are lost, call or email the Yearbook Office for another set: 847-429-4320  Yearbook@brethren.org
  • Adobe PDF blank of  Form BInstructions

Statistical Forms (reporting on last year)

  • January 2018 three Statistical Forms are mailed to your church from the Yearbook Office. Due: 3/15/2018
  • Form I: Membership & Attendance
  • Form II: Outline of Church Staffing
  • Form III: Finance Statistics: “Don’t lose too much sleep trying to fit the numbers in and make it all balance. Give it a best shot and let the numbers be what they are.
  • Instructions for filling out the forms
  • If your forms are lost, call or email the Yearbook Office for another set: 847-429-4320  Yearbook@brethren.org

Form A (reporting on this year)

  • Lists Pastor & Moderator, the back evaluates how accessible your building and programs are to the community.
  • Form A mailed 1st week of April 2018 to your church mailing address by the Yearbook Office. Due: 5/16/2018
  • If your forms are lost, call or email the Yearbook Office for another set: 847-429-4320  Yearbook@brethren.org
  • Adobe PDF blank of  Form AInstructions