The combined Operation Barnabas teams (pictured) opened the 7 p.m. Sunday session of the Grace Brethren national conference, hosted by the Grace Brethren church in Wooster, Ohio. Wooster’s pastor, Bob Fetterhoff, is set to give the 2011 moderator’s address later in the evening.
The pre-conference activities opened prior to the weekend and the first official meeting was the Saturday evening dinner and corporation meeting of the Brethren Missionary Herald Company. At that meeting, Tom Julien’s newly-published book The Three Princes was introduced.
The Associaiton of Grace Brethren Ministers held its annual meeting at 3 p.m. Sunday, led by AGBM president Joel Richards of Modesto, California, and at 5 p.m. CE National had its annual corporation meeting, highlighted by reports from the recent Momentum youth conference and Operation Barnabas tours.