Here are some recent ministry updates from around the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches.
Jim Cabush has accepted the position of family pastor at Valley Grace Brethren Church, Hagerstown, Md. (Dan Pritchett, senior pastor).
- At Grace Church, Marion, Ohio, John Jones has concluded 25 years of ministry. He and his wife, Shari, have transitioned to a support role at the Chateau de St. Albain in France. Jim Spelman, who served alongside John at Marion, has been named pastor of the church.
- Craig Marsee is Campus Host Pastor, Grace Community Church of Fremont, Paulding, Ohio, Campus
Col. Mark Penfold has retired as a Grace Brethren chaplain in the U.S. Army. He is now serving as the chaplain endorsing agent for the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches.
On June 30, Joel Richards completed 43 years of service at LaLoma Grace Brethren Church, Modesto, Calif. (beginning as youth pastor and completing 38 years as senior pastor). Matt Cripe, who previously served as associate pastor, has been named senior pastor.
At Winona Lake, Ind., Grace Brethren Church (Bruce Barlow, lead pastor), Tim Wright has been named pastor of Adult Ministries and Discipleship. Nick Deck has been named pastor of Student Ministries.