Grace College invites the community to visit Night Market on Friday, Dec. 8, from 2 – 8 p.m. in the Winona Heritage Room, 901 Park Ave., Winona Lake, Ind. Night Market, an alternative Christmas shopping experience, offers an abundance of one-of-a-kind gifts and the opportunity to support charitable causes. Many artisans and organizations will be present at the event, including Grace Refuge Outreach Worldwide (GROW), Breath of [...]
This story first appeared in the fall 2017 edition of Grace College’s “Two Eight & Nine” magazine. For Bryce Glock (BS 16, MBA 16), attending Grace College was a natural choice. He’d grown up in the area, had many friends and mentors from the school, and won a scholarship to play soccer there. When Glock enrolled, Grace was in its second year of offering an accelerated degree program that allows students to earn a combined[...]
Kara Sansonetti of Grace Church, Bath Campus in Akron, Ohio (Jeff Bogue, senior pastor), took the challenge of taking a year to seek God, without any distractions. “I…felt God putting it on my heart that he really wanted me to take this year to focus on my relationship with him, and focus on learning more about who he is and my worth in that relationship. I reluctantly agreed to that…I prayed, ‘God, I r[...]
Today’s story of how God miraculously intervened in the life of a little boy is shared by Dave Fyock, (pictured at right with his wife, Mary Alice) who attends Grace Church in Lititz, Pa. (Tim Boal, interim lead pastor). As I write this I am basking in the glow of a happy 7-year-old who spent his first week at Camp Conquest day camp this summer. But events in his life have not always been quite this happy. On May 29, 20[...]
The Grace College men’s soccer team is competing this week in the NCCAA National Championships in Kissimmee, Fla. Yesterday began with a loss to the top-seeded team, Southwestern Christian University. They play against Bluefield at 1 p.m. today. Below is a portion of a report from the Warsaw, Ind., Times-Union. Click here to read the complete article. Grace Lancers Fall To No. 1 Seed SCU The NCCAA National Championships [...]
The Waynesboro, Pa., Grace Church is accepting applications for a part-time Worship Arts Director. This paid part-time position is for 10 hours per week. Anyone interested in receiving a job description and application should email Pastor Timothy at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications and resumes are due in by December 13, 2017. They should be sent to the church at 250 Philadelphia Ave., Waynesboro, PA 17268-2618[...]
The relationship of Grace Brethren High School head football coach Josh Henderson and his son, Joshua, who plays linebacker for the Grace Brethren Lancers, is highlighted in a story in yesterday’s Ventura County Star. The team is headed to the CIF-SS Division 8 championship this week. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. Grace Brethren High School is a ministry of Grace Brethren [...]
Today is #Giving Tuesday, a global giving movement that allows millions of people to come together to support the causes in which they believe. It is, in a sense, the opening day of the giving season and an opportunity to remember the reason for the season — a sacrificial gift given so that others might have eternal life. On this #GivingTuesday, would you give generously so that we can continue to share the stories of Go[...]
Former Grace College baseball standout Logan Grigsby has signed an offer to continue his playing career professionally overseas in Germany. Grigsby will be joining the pitching staff for the reigning Baseball-Bundesliga champion Heidenheim Heideköpfe. The Baseball-Bundesliga is the highest level of professional baseball in Germany. Heidenheim is a three-time Baseball-Bundesliga champion, finishing with a 22-6 record in 2017. &[...]
The Lancers at Grace Brethren High School in Simi Valley, Calif., are headed to play for a CIF football title this weekend after winning their semifinal game on Friday night. The Ventura County Star carries a report of Friday’s game. A portion appears below. Click here for the complete article. Grace Brethren High School is a ministry of Grace Brethren Church in Simi Valley (Jordan Bakker, pastor). Grace Brethren wins do[...]
Joe Ortiz, the cross country coach at Mapleton High School in Ohio, didn’t let cancer slow him down. He credits his faith, the school community, and his church, Grace Church, Wooster, Ohio (Nick Cleveland, senior pastor), as helping him get through the illness. A story in the Ashland, Ohio, Times-Gazette last week told more of the story. A portion of it appears below. Click here for the complete article. With faith, fami[...]
Have you been waiting to buy the commentary on Ecclesiastes by Tiberias Rata and Kevin Roberts, Fear God and Keep His Commandments: A Practical Exposition of Ecclesiastes? Want to purchase a copy of The Three Princes by Tom Julien for a Christmas present? Need to purchase a quantity of 30 Days to a More Resilient Faith by Barb Wooler and Wayne Hannah for an upcoming small group study? Today is the day to stock on those and oth[...]
Word has been received of the death of Alan Clingan, former Grace Brethren pastor. His obituary appears below. Alan Nelson Clingan, 74, of Hagerstown, Md., died Nov. 25, 2017. He was born Dec. 13, 1942, in Harrisburg, Pa., to the late Floyd and Mattie (Keyser) Clingan. Alan was a dedicated pastor and chaplain, and served at many places, including Grace Brethren churches in Pennsylvania and Florida; Meritus Medical Center and t[...]
Seventeen-year-old Tiffany Tabor thought she had her life figured out. The daughter of Mike (and Connie) Tabor, pastor of the Happy Church, a Grace Brethren church in Jackson, Ky., she planned to pursue a 13-month program to receive a license to be an ultrasound technician after graduating from homeschool next year. “I was going go to do something that would [lead to] a stable job,” she said. “It wasn’t really my passion,” she[...]
As the Grace Brethren High School Lancers head toward the CIF-SS Division 8 semifinals in Southern California this week, their freshman quarterback, Mike Zele, was featured in the Simi Valley Acorn. A portion of the story appears below. Click here for the complete article. Grace Brethren High School is a ministry of Grace Brethren Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation in Simi Valley, Calif. (Jordan Bakker, pastor). Zele is [...]
Donna Lehman, resources coordinator for Women of Grace USA, has died following a brief illness. She was a member of the Winona Lake, Ind., Grace Brethren Church (Bruce Barlow, lead pastor). Her obituary appears below. Donna Jean Lehman of Warsaw, Ind., died at her residence surrounded by family at 9:05 p.m. on Thursday, November 23, 2017 at the age of 75. She was born on March 9, 1942 in Columbus, Ohio, to Samuel Walter Baggs [...]
Penn Valley Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation in Telford, Pa., hosts a fair each year to benefit the community. The Souderton Independent carries a story about this year’s gift. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete the article. Penn Valley Community Fair in Telford contributes $20K to local nonprofits With this year’s $20,500, the total amount the Penn Valley Community Fair has rai[...]
Camp Tukaway is a campground in the Blue Ridge Mountains outside Blacksburg, Va., and is affiliated with Charis Fellowship (Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches) congregations in that region. Recently, Roy Glass, camp manager and director, noted the passing of Pauline Bolling, who had been instrumental in the founding of the camp. Below is a post from the Camp Tukaway Facebook page, along with Pauline’s obituary. Our of[...]
Even on cold, frosty mornings, Grace College’s Campus Safety team rises early and unlocks the doors to each academic building on campus. These quiet heroes make it possible for sleepy students to reach their 8 a.m. classes and staff members to open their offices each day. Thanks to three enterprising seniors from a mathematics capstone class, Campus Safety is now making their rounds more efficiently. “The original problem was [...]
Gene Moine, a lifetime member of the Grace Brethren Church, Rittman, Ohio (Bud Olszewski, pastor), and father of Jacquie Jensen and Julie Hawkins, who have served with Encompass World Partners, died on Sunday. Pastor Bud remembers, “He is known by many of our missionaries for his building/mason work at several mission fields and churches. Carried to church as an infant, he has been a most beloved member of Rittman Grace [...]
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