The Fellowship Council, the guiding board of the Charis Fellowship, is meeting this week in Seal Beach, Calif. Grace Community Church, Seal Beach (Bob Wriedt, senior pastor), is hosting the group.
First on the agenda Thursday morning was hearing reports from national ministry leaders. Making presentations were Drew Flamm, Grace College and Seminary; Mark Penfold, Eagle Commission; Viki Rife and Jen Avey, Women of Grace USA; Ken Seyfert, Grace Brethren Investment Foundation; Liz Cutler Gates, GraceConnect ; Dave Guiles, Encompass World Partners; Matt Wheelock, Association of Grace Brethren Ministers; and Ed Lewis, CE National.
The rest of the day was spent considering new church applications, considering a variety of topics related to the operation of the Fellowship, and making plans for the future.
The meeting continues through Friday afternoon at the Seal Beach church.