Terry White, former executive director of the Brethren Missionary Herald Company, the parent organization for GraceConnect, was featured Sunday as a “Senior Portrait” in the Fort Wayne, Ind., Journal Gazette. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. ‘Mr. Winona History’ relishes community Terry White accidentally stumbled on his new career when he was in his 70s. No[...]
On Thursday, April 15, Grace College broke ground on its Alpha Dining Hall renovation and expansion. The building, constructed in 1964, will undergo a facelift to better serve the needs of students and increase capacity. The groundbreaking ceremony was led by Grace College President Dr. Bill Katip and included remarks from Grace College senior administration, students, and board members. “If there is one thing that has become [...]
Two sprinters for Grace College’s track and field team were honored with weekly awards on Monday. John Green was named the NCCAA National Track Athlete of the Week, and Gracious O’Connor was named the Crossroads League Track Athlete of the Week. Green was a part of two strong finishes at the Manchester Invitational on Saturday. He won the 200-meter race (21.71 seconds) and also helped the 4×100 relay break a s[...]
Grace College’s baseball team got a memorable opportunity on Wednesday, playing at one of the premier minor league ballparks in the country. The Lancers played a doubleheader against Indiana Tech at Parkview Field, home of the Fort Wayne TinCaps. Grace lost both games of the twin ball, falling 6-1 and 10-1. The Warriors won the opener 6-1 despite holding just a 6-5 edge in hits. The Lancers used a pitcher-by-committee ap[...]
From Inside Indiana Business… Click here to read the complete story. Grace College will break ground on its Alpha Dining Hall renovation and expansion on Thursday. The college says the $5.5 million project will create more space for students to dine, and include food stations that meet a variety of dietary needs, as well as an allergy-friendly prep space. The project, according to the college, will feature an update to t[...]
The alumni page at Worthington Christian School’s website includes a story about Dr. Timothy Custer, a Grace College graduate and the son of long-time Charis Fellowship pastor, Jim Custer and his wife Triceine. Tim and his wife Katie live in Lancaster, Ohio, where his practice is located. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. Custer enjoys watching patients turn their lives around[...]
For the third straight season, Grace College’s women’s soccer team is headed to the NAIA National Championships. The Lady Lancers secured an at-large bid to NAIA Nationals on Monday. The 40-team tournament begins this week with the NAIA Opening Round. This week’s games will be played at 10 regional locations. Grace was placed in an Opening Round pod in Pulaski, Tenn. The Lady Lancers will square off with Bene[...]
The furnace had the potential to erase their faith instantly when you think about it. Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego stood up for their faith in Yahweh. Their reward for doing so was to be thrown into a furnace so hot, it melted flesh and turned bone to dust. Were these three men anything like me, I wonder? Did they proclaim their faith, confront the threat of death by fiery inferno, and then silently pray God would deliver [...]
Grace College’s baseball team is primed to play at a premier facility on Wednesday. The Lancers will take on Indiana Tech at Parkview Field on Wednesday with the doubleheader to start at 4 p.m. Parkview Field is the home of the Fort Wayne TinCaps, a single-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres. The stadium is nationally recognized as one of the top facilities in the nation. The Stadium Journey has voted Parkview Field to b[...]
From the Charis Fellowship office: The May Focus Retreats for the Northwest and Southwest are currently being revised due to COVID restrictions on overnight camps. We are working to provide an alternative plan that will allow some type of gathering during the week of May 23, 2021. Click here for more information.[...]
Dave Guiles, coordinator of the Charis Alliance, the world-wide network of Charis congregations, has sent this news that he shared with members of the Alliance. Dear brothers, It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the homegoing of brother Paris Peña, who represented Guatemala during several Charis International Forums, from COVID 19. He joins Pastor Ray Lobo, an influential and godly Brazilian who passed away a few wee[...]
In response to student demand, Grace College recently introduced a novel major that combines ecological studies with the visual arts known as “Eco-Art.” The growing field seeks to preserve, remediate, and vitalize nature through art. Grace will become one of few Christian schools in the country that offer a combined art and ecology program. “This exciting program is a multifaceted study of our natural environment and art in th[...]
‘Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus, Just to take Him at His Word; Just to rest upon His promise, Just to know, “Thus saith the Lord!” These words, penned by Louisa M. R. Stead in the early 1880s, have offered hope and comfort to many believers over the past century and a half. When Jaime Palsha, member of Western Reserve Grace Brethren Church in Macedonia, Ohio (Jason Haymaker, lead pastor), faced the death of both he[...]
Today’s Yakima, Wash., Herald, tells the story of how Dora Gunnoe, a member of the Harrah, Wash., Grace Brethren Church, got her high school ring back, after loosing it more than 30 years ago. A portion of the article appears below. Click here to read the complete story. Harrah woman gets hard-earned high school ring back decades after she lost it Dora Gunnoe wears little jewelry other than a simple gold chain and a ring[...]
Three members of Grace College’s cross country team competed at the NAIA National Championships on Friday. Bryan Hernandez-Rios, Heather Plastow and Mallory Hiatt all performed well in the national meet. “This was a great day for our cross country programs. These three have led our teams all year, and it was fun to test ourselves against the best of the best on a muddy course in April,” said Grace head coach [...]
Grace College, Winona Lake, Ind., has announced a $5.5 million project to update Alpha Dining Hall. Alpha Dining was dedicated in 1964 as a dorm and dining commons. For the last 57 years, Alpha has served us well as the main dining facility on campus. However, as the Grace community continues to grow, dining needs have changed. The current space lacks aesthetic appeal and space for all of the students to dine together; the kit[...]
Last year, Momentum Ministry Partners (formerly CE National) named Jeff Bogue as president following the retirement of their long-time executive, Ed Lewis. Jeff is the senior pastor of Grace Church of Greater Akron in Northeast Ohio and has volunteered with the organization for years. “We are basically all doing the same thing and God just put me in the middle of it,” Jeff said. He plans to focus the ministries in the directio[...]
From Mark Penfold, endorser for military chaplains in the Charis Fellowship: What an honor to be at the Celebration of Life service for Chaplain (Colonel) John Schumacher, US Army Ret. John’s life was lived for the glory of Jesus and with a passion to serve those in the military. The family has graciously provided us the video to share with our Eagle Commission and Charis Fellowship family, as well as for all those who knew Jo[...]
Grace College’s athletic department is pleased to announce a change of responsibilities for Jeff Raymond. Raymond, currently an Assistant Athletic Director and the Head Track and Field Coach at Grace, will transition to a new leadership role within the athletic department. While continuing his Assistant Athletic Director role, he will add the title of Assistant Sports Information Director, and step down from the head coa[...]
It was a small thing; it was a huge thing. Although my friend told me the story decades ago, it still burns in my bones. When my friend was growing up in Cuba, his parents offered a Good News gospel-sharing club for the children in their neighborhood. One boy who often came was a troublemaker. He and his brothers disrupted the group, sassed the adults, and made life unpleasant for everyone. Finally, my friend’s parents told th[...]
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