Grace College’s basketball team will recognize Clint “Clint-Dawg” Johnson on Friday, November 2, 2018, with a special ceremony. Clint-Dawg is undoubtedly Grace’s No. 1 fan, and the Lancers will honor him for his passionate support on Friday night during the 8 p.m. men’s basketball season opener against Miami-Hamilton at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center. A special presentation will be made du[...]
Grace College is pleased to host several notable speakers on campus in November, including Carolyn Custis James, Donna Freitas, and Jermaine Chaney. All Grace College chapels are free and open to the public. They take place on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings from 10:30 – 11:20 a.m. in the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center (MOCC), 610 Wooster Rd., Winona Lake, Ind. “Chapel is an opportunity for Grace students and the c[...]
Movement Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation in Hilliard, Ohio (Mark Artrip, lead pastor), is only six years old, but this Halloween, a few thousand people from the community will be united through its outreach. The church will hold its annual Trunk or Treat, which has become a very popular event for Hilliard community residents to attend. Trunk or Treat involves cars backing into parking spots and passing out candy from [...]
October 21 marked the 20th anniversary of Urban Hope Philadelphia. More than 18,000 people have been impacted as a result of the ministry of Urban Hope. Dozens of people have come to Christ and a church program has been established in the community. During the anniversary celebration Chuck Miller shared his incredible story. Chuck is a friend of Urban Hope and oversees two recovery homes called SHALL NEVER THIRST. Chuck is alw[...]
Word comes from Caribbean Vision Ministries, a cooperating ministry in the Charis Fellowship, of devastating flooding in Trinidad. A portion of their newsletter appears below, along with a link to help, if you feel led. This past week Trinidad suffered major flooding as torrential and abnormal amounts of rain fell causing major rivers and drainage canals to overflow and flood many parts of the country. Mudslides occurred in pa[...]
The Grace College School of Business and the Gordon Institute for Enterprise Development will present the seventh-annual Executive Forum, “Automation and the Human Experience,” on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center, 610 Wooster Rd., Winona Lake, Ind. The event, made possible in partnership with Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce, includes a continental breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. with the program to fol[...]
September 11 is a day for remembering. As the Heartland Leadership Network’s first meeting of the Fall landed on that date, we reminisced about what ministry was like before 2001, considering how things have changed. To fuel our thinking, one of our members led us in an online poll. One entry read: “Gender terms I knew before 2001…” Of the options given, every participant selected the same answer: Two — male and female. [...]
Grace College and Mission Point Church are partnering to sponsor the ninth-annual Supermarket Sweep on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Owen’s Market, 2211 E. Center St., Warsaw. The community is invited to participate; grocery lists will be provided to the public from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. at Owen’s. With the holidays approaching, Supermarket Sweep is a fun and easy way to help local families in a tangible way. Participants shop for n[...]
The online news site, InkFreeNews, carries a story today of an effort by members of the Winona Lake, Ind., Grace Brethren Church (Bruce Barlow, lead pastor), to raise funds to benefit a Habitat for Humanity build in their community. A quilt auction and dessert, hosted by the Practical Living Adult Bible Fellowship, will be held Friday, October 26 at the church’s community center, the Hub. It benefits a build for Jim and [...]
For the first time in 23 years, Grace’s women’s soccer team can call itself “champions.” The No. 24 Lady Lancers took down No. 11 Marian 1-0 in overtime on Wednesday, earning Grace a share of the Crossroads League regular season championship. Allison Vroon played the role of hero on Wednesday, thumping in the golden goal winner in the 98th minute to send Grace’s bench spilling onto the field in eu[...]
It’s a confusing world. Where once there were two genders, today there are multiple labels a person can choose. Marriage is no longer just between a man and a woman. How is one to respond and what does the Bible say? The Fall issue of GraceConnect magazine looks at the topic of Gender from a biblical perspective. That issue is now in the mail to churches and individual subscribers. Announcements to be used in bulletins, [...]
Grace College’s theater department is pleased to present “Peter and the Starcatcher” on Nov. 9, 10, and 15 – 17, 2018, in the Little Theatre in Philathea Hall, 1499 Alpha Dr., Winona Lake, Ind. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors and $7 for adults, and are available at the Campus Store in the Gordon Recreation Center and at the Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts box office, 2515 E. Center St., Warsaw. Tickets may also be purc[...]
Warren E. Tamkin of Dillsburg, Pa., entered into the presence of the Lord on October 22, 2018. Born November 6, 1925, in McKee’s Rocks, Pa., he was the son of Alf and Myrtle Coverstone Ramsey and the adopted son of Elmer Tamkin and Beulah Coverstone Tamkin. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty V. Tamkin and his brothers – Fulton, Allan, and Wallace Ramsey. Warren is survived by his wife, Lois B. Tamkin and the following[...]
“My wife’s definition of ‘love’ is ‘giving and giving and giving with no thought of return.’ She does it better than me,” says Duke. Duke and Wanda Heller have gone together since their freshman year of high school. They were married 60 years ago on September 7, 1958, in Newcomerstown, Ohio, but have known each other for 76 years. A marriage of 60 years is not easily accomplished apart from God’s work in willing hearts. The He[...]
Students from South Bend, Ind., visited the campus of Grace College in Winona Lake, Ind., yesterday for lessons in leadership. South Bend television station, WNDU, channel 16, reported on the event. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete story. A link to the complete story also appears below. South Bend student athletes get refresher course on sportsmanship For the last six years Grace College ha[...]
Isaac attended Camp Conquest in Denver, Pa., for the first time this summer to spend a week serving alongside his dad, John. They attend Lehigh Valley Grace Brethren Church, a Charis Fellowship church in Bethlehem, Pa. (Larry Humberd, pastor). The two signed up as counselors for a group of 10-12 year old boys. Sometimes a week of camp can alter the trajectory of our lives, according to Mike Gehlert, executive director. That is[...]
A report last week in the Simi Valley Acorn reports on a new science program at Grace Brethren High School in Simi Valley, Calif. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. Grace Brethren High School is a ministry of Grace Church, Simi Valley (Jordan Bakker, pastor). Space lab launching at Grace Brethren One small snip of a ribbon will mark one giant leap for science students next month at G[...]
You know the feeling. You’re dashing out the door at the last minute and discover your car has a flat tire. You’re cleaning for house guests and there’s a power outage, leaving you with no water, much less the ability to run the vacuum. It’s especially hard for those of us who are planners. I’ve spent most of my life trying to get all my ducks in a row. Not that I can claim that I’ve been very successful at it. In fact, most o[...]
Grace College’s men’s soccer team remained in the NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll this week, receiving votes by the national raters. The Lancers are earning the 29th-most votes in the NAIA. Grace is just one of two Crossroads League teams (No. 14 Spring Arbor) who are represented. Grace (10-2-3, 4-0-2 Crossroads League) is currently chasing No. 14 Spring Arbor in the league standings. The two teams will square off [...]
Barb Wooler, director of Crisis Response for Encompass World Partners, has provided an update to recent needs in the U.S. in the aftermath of hurricanes Florence and Michael. While Hurricanes Florence and Michael may not be our favorites due to the lives these two have turned upside down, these storms have opened many bridges for believers to serve their communities, and that’s only GOOD. Hurricane Florence Three Charis teams [...]
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