The following update is being sent by Larry Totzke, part of the church-planting team for Capital City Grace, a Grace Brethren church in the Short North area of Columbus, Ohio:
God has blessed and challenged Capital City Grace in a number of ways over the past few months. Here are some highlights:
- Baptized our first two converts in October 2010
- Will soon be baptizing our third
- Have begun a new non-denominational men’s group in the Short North
- In the beginning stages of starting a Bible Study on the Campus of Columbus State Community College
- In addition to the groups, Pastors Eric and Larry are meeting regularly with six men.
- Two women’s discipleship groups are meeting regularly
- Finished 2010 in a stable financial position
- Are supporting two Campus Crusade staffers who are serving in Slovenia for a year
- Host monthly men’s and women’s breakfasts and other spiritual gatherings
- Have recently challenged our church family to live their lives “ignited by their faith in 2011” from Hebrews Chapters 10-13 and had many accept the challenge
- Continue to partner with East Side and Grace Pickerington in host a free medical clinic in Franklinton
- Currently developing contacting making strategies for our target areas in 2011.