This week, 1st Source Bank partnered with the Crossroads League at a pair of Grace College basketball games. 1st Source Bank presented “Crossroads League Night” on Tuesday and Wednesday for the men’s and women’s games between Grace and Huntington University at Grace’s Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center in Winona Lake, Ind. Doug Baumgardner, president of 1st Source Bank, Warsaw, Ind., made a presentation of $2,500 to the Crossr[...]
The football Lancers at Grace Brethren High School in Simi Valley, Calif., are headed to the CIF State Division 2-A regional finals at 6 p.m. on Saturday at Moorpark College. Here’s a report on their win at sectionals last weekend. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. (Grace Brethren High School is a ministry of Grace Brethren Church, Simi Valley, Calif., Jordan Bakker, pastor.) [...]
The Grace Brethren High School football team is headed for the SoCal Regional Division 2A tourney this weekend. The Ventura County Star has a preliminary story on the game today. A portion of it appears below. Click here to read the complete story. Grace Brethren High School is a ministry of Grace Brethren Church, Simi Valley, Calif. (Jordan Bakker, pastor). Oaks Christian, Grace Brethren excited for extended seasons After 14 [...]
In a desire to help people in crisis know that they are not alone in their trauma, Encompass Crisis Response, led by Barb Wooler, is training a corps of 20-30 trauma care workers. For that reason, a three-day trauma care workshop is planned in mid-January. The trainers, Larry and Cami Robbins, have deep personal experience in trauma care and have trained thousands in trauma care in both Africa and North America. Their Bible/Tr[...]
Summer camp: a week filled with competition, games, and campfires. Right? Camp Conquest, a Grace Brethren retreat center in Denver, Pa., is a little different. During the summer, the camp serves 100-120 kids a week, ranging from age seven through high school. During these weeks, campers get to experience all of the classic camp activities that make a week in the woods unforgettable: sleeping in cabins, sitting around campfires[...]
The choir at the Grace Brethren Church, Goldendale, Wash. (Greg Howell, pastor), is among the groups performing in an annual community Christmas concert next week. An announcement in the Goldendale Sentinel gives the details. A portion of it appears below. Click here for the complete article. Annual community Christmas concert coming Get into the holiday season with the annual Community Christmas Concert Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. at G[...]
Dr. Bill Thrasher will be speaking February 7, 2018, on spiritual vitality at CE National’s Russell Center, 1003 Presidential Drive, Winona Lake, Ind. Bill is currently Moody Theological Seminary’s program head of the MA in spiritual formation and discipleship. He has served on the faculty of Moody Bible Institute since 1980 and writes extensively on Christian living. Bill is a frequent speaker in churches and retreats across [...]
Grace’s volleyball team wrapped up its 2017 season on a high note on Friday. Despite not advancing past pool play, the Lady Lancers put together two strong performances at the NCCAA National Championships. Grace lost narrowly to No. 1 Biola before sweeping No. 5 McMurry at the Kissimmee Civic Center. In the opener, Grace put up a memorable fight against top-seeded Biola. The Lady Lancers were on the verge of forcing a fifth se[...]
Yesterday, Rod Finster, pastor of Echo Valley Grace Brethren Church, Tremont, Pa., gave the congregation the update on his cancer this morning. Sam Slaseman has shared the report: The body scan shows bone cancer spots all over his body down into his arms and legs. The doctor said his prostate cancer is stage 4, the worst it can get. Pastor is not giving up, the doctor started hormone treatments until the doctors can decide the[...]
Fresh off its sectional win in the Southern Section championship football tournament, the Grace Brethren High School Lancers will host the regional playoff on Saturday night. A story in the Ventura County Star provides the details. A portion of that story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. Grace Brethren High School is a ministry of the Simi Valley, Calif., Grace Brethren Church (Jordan Bakker, pastor). Oa[...]
Prayer is requested for Maddie Brunk, the daughter of Erik and Christine Brunk. (Erick is the pastor of the Grace Brethren Church, Brooksville, Fla.) Maddie is in Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla., after a growth was discovered in her sinus cavity. She is undergoing treatment after a preliminary diagnosis of Burkitt’s Lymphoma. Follow along on Facebook at Updates on Maddie Brunk for regu[...]
Grace Brethren Church, Ashland, Ohio (Dan Allan, pastor), was the site of the memorial service on Saturday for Bill Harris, a community leader and businessman who served 15 years in the Ohio House of Representatives and Senate, culminating in the presidency of the Senate. A portion of a report from the Ashland Times-Gazette appears below. Click here to read the complete story. Bill Harris remembered as servant leader at celebr[...]
The Grace Brethren High School football team in Simi Valley, Calif., took the CIF Southern Section Division 8 title on Friday night. A story in the Los Angeles Daily News reports on the event. A portion of that story appears below. Click here for the complete article. Grace Brethren High School is a ministry of Grace Brethren Church, Simi Valley (Jordan Bakker, pastor). Grace Brethren wins CIF-SS football championship When Gra[...]
It sounded like a really good idea. My husband was working late in Valparaiso, an hour and a half west of us. Knowing he would get home late and be too tired to remember, he decided to set his phone alarm for the next morning before he left the office. Guess what? The alarm did not go off at the time he needed it to. Even though the alarm was clearly set for 7 a.m., it went off at 8 a.m. our time, which was 7 in Valparaiso. It[...]
Grace College’s volleyball team kicked off the 2017 NCCAA National Championships with a win and a loss on Thursday. The Lady Lancers lost to No. 4 Emmanuel 3-0 before downing No. 9 Bluefield 3-1 in the nightcap at the Kissimmee Civic Center. Grace ends pool play on Friday, playing No. 1 Biola at 10 a.m. and No. 5 McMurry at 2 p.m. Grace needs to win both matches to guarantee a spot in the national semifinals. The winner [...]
Grace College invites the community to visit Night Market on Friday, Dec. 8, from 2 – 8 p.m. in the Winona Heritage Room, 901 Park Ave., Winona Lake, Ind. Night Market, an alternative Christmas shopping experience, offers an abundance of one-of-a-kind gifts and the opportunity to support charitable causes. Many artisans and organizations will be present at the event, including Grace Refuge Outreach Worldwide (GROW), Breath of [...]
This story first appeared in the fall 2017 edition of Grace College’s “Two Eight & Nine” magazine. For Bryce Glock (BS 16, MBA 16), attending Grace College was a natural choice. He’d grown up in the area, had many friends and mentors from the school, and won a scholarship to play soccer there. When Glock enrolled, Grace was in its second year of offering an accelerated degree program that allows students to earn a combined[...]
Kara Sansonetti of Grace Church, Bath Campus in Akron, Ohio (Jeff Bogue, senior pastor), took the challenge of taking a year to seek God, without any distractions. “I…felt God putting it on my heart that he really wanted me to take this year to focus on my relationship with him, and focus on learning more about who he is and my worth in that relationship. I reluctantly agreed to that…I prayed, ‘God, I r[...]
Today’s story of how God miraculously intervened in the life of a little boy is shared by Dave Fyock, (pictured at right with his wife, Mary Alice) who attends Grace Church in Lititz, Pa. (Tim Boal, interim lead pastor). As I write this I am basking in the glow of a happy 7-year-old who spent his first week at Camp Conquest day camp this summer. But events in his life have not always been quite this happy. On May 29, 20[...]
The Grace College men’s soccer team is competing this week in the NCCAA National Championships in Kissimmee, Fla. Yesterday began with a loss to the top-seeded team, Southwestern Christian University. They play against Bluefield at 1 p.m. today. Below is a portion of a report from the Warsaw, Ind., Times-Union. Click here to read the complete article. Grace Lancers Fall To No. 1 Seed SCU The NCCAA National Championships [...]
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