Pastors from the North Atlantic Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches gathered on Wednesday to exam several men who represent Charis Fellowship congregations in the region. Galen Wiley, chair of the examination board, chaired the day, which was held at Gateway Grace Community Church, Parkesburg, Pa. Galen reports that the district is following the new procedures for ordination as recommended by the Association of Grace Brethre[...]
Two Grace College students are soon headed to Indianapolis to participate in Smart Tech, an immersive, four-week program to prepare liberal arts students for the high-tech job market. Jenna Reinhard, a Bluffton, Ind., native who graduated this month with an intercultural studies degree, and Madi Brill, a rising junior from Hudsonville, Mich., majoring in interdisciplinary studies, were selected from Grace College, Winona Lake,[...]
Word has been received of the death of Dawn Bull, widow of Zane Bull, who once pastored the Grace Brethren Church, Grandview, Wash. A funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 21, 2018, at Columbia Hills Memorial Chapel in Goldendale, Wash. A viewing time prior to the service is scheduled from noon until 5:30. A complete obituary will be published when it is available.[...]
Evangelism is best done in the context of a relationship. In North America, high school and college graduates often gather years later for reunions. High school is where many people shared first times: first date, first kiss, first car, first job, and many other “first” life experiences (good and bad). This short period of life seems to bond people together, and Hollywood has made many movies about this unique bond. Ted Adoman[...]
The online news site, InkFreeNews, reports today that a Grace College student presented an oil painting to a local shelter for victims of domestic violence. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. Grace College Art Student Presents Art To Beaman Home For Applied Learning Credits, Grace College Art Student, Marissa Evilsizer, chose to create an oil painting which captured the depiction of [...]
The line-up of main speakers for Momentum Youth Conference has been announced. Greg Stier will be speaking for Opening Session on Tuesday, July 17 at 7:45 p.m. about the conference theme, Resolved, from Isaiah 50:7. Stier founded Dare 2 Share Ministries in 1991 with one mission: to equip teenagers to relationally and relentlessly share the gospel of Christ with their generation. Tuesday night will also feature Spotlight Speake[...]
The annual commencement ceremony at Grace College and Seminary on Saturday, May 12, honored 546 graduates earning associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. The 9 a.m. ceremony was held in the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center, 610 Wooster Rd, Winona Lake, Ind. Among the graduates were these individuals, who, upon admittance to the school, indicated they were part of a Charis Fellowship (Fellowship of Grace Brethren C[...]
GraceTouch, the e-newsletter for Women of Grace USA has been released for May. The lead story is by Liz Sprankle, who shares how she is learning about God’s love through the adoption of her son, Sensi. Liz is the wife of Tim Sprankle, pastor of Grace Brethren Church, Leesburg, Ind. Her story appears below. Click here to read the complete newsletter. What Being an Adoptive Mother is Teaching Me About Love Having children [...]
The Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams at Grace College, Winona Lake, Ind., brought local lake animals to kindergarten classrooms around the county through the Aquatic Petting Zoo program this fall. This hands-on program, featuring four species that live in local lakes, visited five kindergarten classes this September including those at Claypool, Washington STEM Academy, Jefferson, North Webster, and Syracuse. The Aquatic Pe[...]
As digital technology rapidly advances, companies are faced with the challenge of keeping up with the latest marketing trends and the subsequent impact on their business. While companies struggle to find college graduates with the necessary skill set to meet these challenges, digital marketing job opportunities abound. Seeking to meet this demand, Grace College, Winona Lake, Ind., is launching a new digital marketing degree pr[...]
Historical and religious intersections for the Brethren, Brethren and evangelical relationships in the eras of well-known evangelists, and other topics will be discussed during the Sixth Brethren World Assembly, to be held August 9-12, 2018, in Winona Lake, Ind. The every-five-years gathering is sponsored by the Brethren Encyclopedia, Inc., and is being hosted by the Winona Lake (Ind.) Grace Brethren Church (Bruce Barlow, lead[...]
Five students from Grace College completed their education by serving their entire senior year at Urban Hope Philadelphia. James Holt was dean of the program. Jason Holt, and many adjunct faculty members, helped teach the students. During the year the students traveled to cities such as Boston, Atlanta, New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Detroit, Baltimore, and of course, Philadelphia. The students experienced education chall[...]
Grace College’s first 2018 NCCAA National Champion, Tommy Hickerson, is the topic of a story at the online news site, InkFreeNews. Hickerson won the men’s javelin competition on Thursday afternoon at the NCCAA Track & Field National Championships, which was held at the college’s Bernard and Linnie Key Track and Field Complex. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. NCCAA T[...]
The May newsletter from the Eagle Commission, the spiritual support ministry of Charis Fellowship military chaplains and their families, has been released by Mark Penfold, Chaplaincy Endorser, Charis Fellowship (FGBC), Chaplain (Colonel), U.S. Army, Ret. A portion of it appears below. Click 2018.5 ECNews to read the complete newsletter. Air Force Chaplain George Youstra (left in the photo at right) accompanied the vice chairma[...]
In June of 2020, Eric Dubasak, pastor of Grace Community Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation in Ormond Beach, Fla., will be moving with his wife and three children to Israel to begin his new stage in ministry. Erik’s passion for Israel began early in his walk with God. Soon after becoming a believer in 2001, Randy Smith, teaching pastor at Grace Church in Sebring, Fla., came as a guest speaker to his church. “As a young b[...]
The 2018 National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track & Field National Championships will be hosted by Grace College in Winona Lake, Ind. The first event is set to start on Thursday, May 10 at 8:30 a.m. ET with the final event slated to start on Friday, May 11 at 4:45 p.m. ET. A portion of a story about the event from the Times-Union, Warsaw, Ind., appears below. Clic[...]
“Please tell your story to my daughter,” my friend wrote. “She needs to know there’s hope.” As I read my friend’s request, I was shocked at the bittersweet emotions her plea conjured up within me. I was thankful she saw Christ in my journey, and there was nothing I wanted more than to point others to my Jesus. But to share my story meant I had to journey down a memory lane I tried so very hard to forget. After sharing my story[...]
Four seniors from the Grace College School of Education, Winona Lake, Ind., were recently awarded for exemplary student teaching. Charlotte Byers, Summer Voss, and Rachael Elliott were presented the Outstanding Prospective Teacher Award by the School of Education, and Annkelly Myers was awarded the Indiana Future Reading Teacher Award by the Indiana Reading Professors Council. All four young women student taught in Warsaw Comm[...]
Anna Marshall of Grace College’s women’s golf team became the first Lady Lancer in program history to earn All-Crossroads League recognition. Marshall was voted All-League by the league’s coaches and is the first Grace women’s golf player to earn the distinction in the three-year history of the program. Marshall enjoyed a strong season for Grace, helping the team win four events during the 2017-18 seaso[...]
Several members of Grace’s track and field team picked up All-League recognition at the 2018 Crossroads League Championships. Four separate events resulted in All-League (top-three) honors for Grace. The men’s team finished sixth out of 10 teams while the women were 10th. The men’s hammer throwers continued to dominate this spring. The Lancers claimed four of the eight scoring positions. Isaac Stuckey (172-fe[...]
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