In 1966, the “Youth Board” and the “Sunday School Board” merged into one entity — Grace Brethren Church Christian Education, which later became CE National. This year marks the 50th year for the Church Effectiveness ministry in the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches. Ed Lewis, executive director, and Timothy Kurtaneck, director of church relations and youth leadership training, kicked off the year with a celebration in Southern California last week. A portion of the story appears below. Click here for the complete article.
With the number 50 being such an integral part of the evening, Ed Lewis and Timothy Kurtaneck shared about other numbers of importance: 43 years of Operation Barnabas, over 2,000 people at Momentum Youth Conference, 1,500 people each year equipped at the Urban Hope Training Center in Philadelphia, 70 National Institute students, and more. Great desserts, a beautiful golden decor, and time with many friends made the evening special.
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