The Brethren Workshop Ministries

Teaching and learning about God through traditional hand work, and working to foster an interest in traditional hand work, manual labor, and craftsmanship through a Biblical perspective.

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New Opportunities

Summer 2021 Opportunities

1. Youth Build: Build timber frame benches in a Christ centered environment. Ages 12 and up. Accepting applications! Classes start August 7 (Time: 11-3 p.m.)

2. Drawing Class: Learn various drawing techniques with an award-winning artist, Mary Wiley-Lewis. Ages 12 and up. Limited spots available.

3. Metalsmithing/Forging Workshop: Adult Men's Fellowship will create a blacksmithing project using the glow-forge in addition to sharing a devotion and a meal.

Message us for more information and to sign up. 

2AM Devotional 7.1.2021

2AM with Jeff Devotional 7.8.21

*For additional devotions by Jeff, visit Berkey Church's YouTube Channel.

How can you help with these new ministries?

1. Instructor wanted! Are you familiar with farming and gardening that would be willing to volunteer to head some classes at the Brethren Workshop. Contact Jeff for more info!

2. Don't throw those old tools away! We are looking for donations of antique and classic hand tools for woodworking and blacksmithing. We will restore them and put them to good use. If you would like to donate something contact Jeff Yeckley to arrange pick up, or drop them off at the shop.

Needs: (but not limited to)
Chisels, saws, wooden mallets, brace and bits, hand planes, squares, steel rules, dividers, compasses, old timber framing tools, etc. Also looking for a wood lathe.

Contact Ministry Organizer and Instructor:

Jeff Yeckley

(814) 243-0256

*Check out The Brethren Ministries Facebook page for more information by clicking the Facebook link below.

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"May the favor of the Lord rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us - yes establish the work of our hands."

Psalm 90:17

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