Mitch Van Rassel
Mitch Van Rassel went home to the Lord on May 18, 2022. He served as a pastor at Renew Church in Mississauga, Ontario, spending time teaching and discipling others. Read Mitch’s full obituary here.
Joyce Griffith went home to the Lord on May 7, 2022. Joyce was a proud pastor’s wife and homemaker, and with her family she served the Lord as Bob served as a Grace Brethren Minister in pastorates in Lake Odessa, Mich.; Grandview, Wash.; Philadelphia, Telford, and Hollidaysburg, Pa.; and Berne, Ind. Bob and Joyce traveled the world spreading the Word in the mission fields in France, Germany, Africa, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Argentina. Read Joyce’s full obituary here.
Arlene Glass went home to the Lord on May 4, 2022. Arlene was actively involved in church ministry as she served alongside her husband, Pastor Roy Glass Jr., at several Charis Fellowship churches in Juniata, Pa.; Minerva, Ohio; Fairlawn, Va.; Troy, Ohio; Huber Heights, Ohio; and Dublin, Ohio. Read Arlene’s full obituary here.
Norma Lathrop went home to the Lord on April 23, 2022. Norma worked for the Foreign Missionary Society of the Grace Brethren Church, now Encompass World Partners, in Winona Lake, Ind., before moving to New Mexico with her husband, Bob, to serve at the Grace Brethren Navajo Mission, where they served until Bob’s death in 2000. Read Norma’s full obituary here.
Janice Ball went home to the Lord on March 28, 2022. Janice and her husband, Herald, served with Encompass World Partners in the Central African Republic in the late 1960s.