The newsletter for Inspire – Charis Pastors Network has carried news of a marriage, new ministries, and numerous ordinations recently. Here’s a compilation of news from the last few issues.
Justin Franchino, pastor of Peninsula Grace Church in Soldotna, Alaska, married Jill Wippermann on June 8, 2019, in Meadow Vista, Calif. (Click here to learn their story.)
Eric Holtrop has been called as the pastor of the Bowling Green, Ohio, Grace Church.
Bruno R. Giamba has been named pastor at Grace Church, Waldorf, Md.
The following districts have recommended individuals for ordination to their local churches.
- North Central Ohio District: Brad Schellin, Powell Grace Church, Powell, Ohio; Zac Hess, Grace Polaris, Westerville, Ohio; Nathaniel Foote, Grace Brethren Church, Lexington, Ohio
- Florida District: Matthew Nemier, Villas Grace Church, Fort Myers, Fla.
- Southern California-Arizona District: David Strozewski, Grace Church, Orange, Calif.
- Nor-Cal District: Kevin Ong (International House, San Francisco., Calif., and Grace Community Church, Auburn, Calif.) and Greg Hummel, Grace Community Church, Auburn, Calif.
- Florida and Southern districts: Paul Poyner, Gulfview Grace Church, Port Richey, Fla.; Erik Brunk, Brooksville Grace Brethren Church, Brooksville, Fla.; Michael Lockstampfor, Grace Church of Ocala, Ocala, Fla.; Andrew Leasure, Grace Church of Aiken, Aiken, S.C.; Seth Tweeddale, Suntree Grace, Melbourne, Fla.; Benjamin Russell, Grace Church of Sebring, Sebring, Fla.