Terry White, Grace College faculty member and author of Winona at 100: Third Wave Rising (BMH Books, 2013), presented the program at the Kosciusko County, Ind., Historical Society on Thursday night. The online news site, InkFreeNews, carried a report of his presentation. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. White Presents Winsome Winona For Historical Society As part of its 52nd annual[...]
Grace Community Church, Seal Beach, Calif. (Bob Wriedt, senior pastor), is at the tail end of a renovation project and is hosting to a community picnic to celebrate. A recent story in the Sun provides the details, along with information about raising the last amount of funds needed to complete the project. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the whole story. Church renovation celebration picnic to be held [...]
After 21 years at CE National working as Ed Lewis’ assistant, Lois Maxson has retired. The CE National staff took Lois to lunch on her last day, October 18. Ed Lewis says he feels like he is “cutting off his right arm” to lose Lois. Ed will feel the impact of not having her available in the ministry of CE National. Ed adds, “Lois has been so helpful and easy to work with through the years. The best assistant is one with the gi[...]
Grace College’s performing arts program will blend story and song at this year’s cabaret show, “A Story in a Scene.” The special performances will take place in Grace College’s Little Theatre, located in Philathea Hall on its Winona Lake, Ind., campus, on Oct. 27, 28 and 29 at 7 p.m. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Written and directed by second-year student Elizabeth Mattia, “A Story in a Scene” weaves together [...]
Grace College is pleased to host its 28th-annual FunFest on Friday, Oct. 27, from 6 – 9 p.m. in the Gordon Recreation Center, 100 Publishers Dr., Winona Lake, Ind. The event is free and open to all children and their families. “FunFest is a long-standing tradition on Grace’s campus. Almost 30 years!” said Kearstin Criswell, director of student involvement at Grace College. “Every year, we’re blessed to host hundreds of c[...]
You’ve probably heard of the band Twenty One Pilots. Consisting of vocalist Tyler Joseph and drummer Josh Dun, the two musicians achieved unprecedented success in 2015, becoming the third alternative band in history – behind Elvis Presley and The Beatles – to have two concurrent singles hold a top ten place in the Billboard Top 100. This past February, they won a Grammy for Best Pop Duo / Group Performance as well. What you mi[...]
Grace College graduates, Darren (’97) and Stacey (’98) Gagnon were interviewed recently on the Today Show after a blog post she wrote about how here son, who has special needs, was treated on a visit to a new church. A portion of the story appears below. Click here for the complete article and to view the interview. Parents of kids with special needs urge others: Teach your child compassion Stacey and Darren Gagnon[...]
After a rainy Monday, the skies were clear and blue during day two of the East Focus Retreat, which is being held through tomorrow at Ocean City, Md. The event, which began late Monday afternoon, is for Grace Brethren pastors and ministry leaders and is being led by Clancy Cruise, executive director of the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches (FGBC) and pastor of Marysville Grace, a Grace Brethren congregation in Marysville, [...]
The East Focus Retreat kicked off late this afternoon at Ocean City, Md. During the next 48 hours, pastors and ministry leaders from around the eastern U.S. and Canada will look at “Developing an Apprentice Culture.” The sessions are led by Clancy Cruise, executive director of the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches and pastor of Marysville Grace, a Grace Brethren congregation in Marysville, Ohio. Scott Avey, chu[...]
Golfers from Worthington Christian High School took their first-ever Division III state title Saturday afternoon as they defeated Gates Mills Gilmour Academy by 17 strokes. The school is a ministry of Grace Polaris Church (Mike Yoder, lead pastor), where golf coach, Zac Hess, serves on the pastoral staff. A portion of a report on the tournament from the Columbus Dispatch appears below. Click here to read the complete article. [...]
The Grace College School of Business is pleased to present the sixth annual Executive Forum, “Giving Back to the Community,” on Monday, Nov. 20, from 8 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center, 610 Wooster Rd., Winona Lake, Ind. Doors open at 8 a.m. for check-in and continental breakfast. Tickets are $30 per person and can be purchased here. Rep. Jim Banks, Indiana’s Third District Congressman and resident [...]
A report in the online news site, InkFreeNews, tells of a prayer walk held on the campus of Grace College on Thursday. The event was sponsored by the Greater Warsaw Ministerial Association and included local pastors and ministry professionals. A portion of the story appears below. Click here for the complete article. PRAYER WALK HELD AT MANAHAN ORTHOPAEDIC CAPITAL CENTER Local pastors and ministry professionals gathered with f[...]
RedBird Art Studio, a division of Cardinal Services Inc., will present its first-ever art exhibit in Grace College’s Mount Memorial Art Gallery, 200 Seminary Dr., Winona Lake, Ind., Oct. 17 – Dec. 9. An opening reception will take place Friday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. in the gallery. The public is invited to attend this free event. “RedBird artists created beautiful canvas paintings, handcrafted pillows, and beaded jewelry [...]
Shakespeare at Grace, a week-long series of events at Grace College, Winona Lake, Ind., will take place Oct. 18 – 21. The wide range of programs, including live theatre, lecture, and discussion, are sure to inspire and develop an appreciation for William Shakespeare’s renowned literature. Shakespeare at Grace is organized by Professor of Literature, Dr. Lauren Rich, and the Grace College Languages, Literature and Communi[...]
A new video has been released that may be used to help promote the ministries of GraceConnect in local churches, small groups, and on social media. The video features ways to connect by subscribing to the GraceConnect eNews. Click on the image below to view the video. Get Connected to the FGBC from GraceConnect (BMH) on Vimeo.[...]
At Vision Conference in Atlanta in 2013, incoming executive director of the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches, Bartley Sawatsky, outlined his goals for his three-year term. It included “Develop a new youthful branding of the FGBC.” The Fellowship Council agreed and created a task force including Bartley, Tim Hodge, Scott Avey, and Scott Feather. This task force has been working hard involving hundreds of FGBC p[...]
Grace College students have joined to take a stand against racism after a racial slur was found on the door of a student, according to a report on the online news site, InkFreeNews. A portion of the story appears below. Click here for the complete article. Grace College Students Join Together to Reject Racism Within hours after a racial slur was found on a dorm room door, students at Grace College joined together to stand up a[...]
The neighborhood of Pastor Mike and Angela Sciarra in Orange, Calif., are among those communities impacted by this week’s fires in southern California. Yesterday, a mandatory evacuation was issued for their area. As of late this afternoon, they have not yet been allowed to return home. Mike reports that one home was destroyed about 300 yards from theirs. “The bigger issue is a regional park called Santiago Oaks Pa[...]
A firm begun by a member of the Winona Lake, Ind., Grace Brethren Church (Bruce Barlow, lead pastor), and her business partner, is a finalist in a national business challenge. Marna Pacheco of Winona Lake, Ind., and Susan Hickok of Fort Wayne, Ind., and their company, CapeAble Sensory Products LLC, will compete for awards totaling $70,000 on Oct. 26 at the National Pitch Competition in Washington, D.C. A portion of a report on[...]
Officials at Grace College are working to unite the campus in the wake of a hate incident early Monday morning. The local news site, InkFreeNews, reported the story. A portion of it is included below. Click here for the complete article. A follow-up report from Grace College, along with a statement from Dr. Bill Katip, president of the college, are included below. Racist Note Left on Student’s Door Inside Grace Residence[...]
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