Larry DeArmey, GBIM missionary to Spain (second from left in photo), sends along this photo and brief followup to the cover story on Pilgrim House in the July/August 2005 issue of FGBC World. We had another great time on the St. James Way serving pilgrims as they walked by our house. It was a challenge […]
Grace Brethren North American Missions announced today the establishment of a fund for victims of Hurricane Katrina which hit the Gulf Coast on Monday. The fund will collect monies from Grace Brethren Churches and people and will channel those monies through our partner in the Mission America Coalition, The Christian Emergency Network (CEN). The Network
Randy Maxson, a 1974 graduate of Grace College who has been serving as associate professor of English at Ivy Tech Community College in Warsaw, Indiana, has been named the interim executive dean of the school. Maxson, whose previous experience includes service on the pastoral staffs of Grace Brethren churches in Indiana and Pennsylvania, has been
The following report from the General Board of the Church of the Brethren explains in more detail the impact and legacy of the late Brethren historian Donald F. Durnbaugh (see blog entry for 8/27): Donald F. Durnbaugh is remembered as `dean of Brethren historians.’ Church of the Brethren historian, educator, and church leader Donald F.
Approximately thirty 4:12 Commission participants and their sponsors/instructors visited the Brethren Missionary Herald offices today at noon for a briefing on BMH’s ministry, followed by pizza in the conference room. Accompanied by Ed Lewis and Lois Maxson of CE National and Ryan and Lori Rodeman from the Akron campus, the students are beginning their second
Marlin and Sue Weaver, longtime missionaries to the Chateau in France, experienced a family tragedy over the weekend as reported here in an e-mail to his congregation by Pastor Scott Distler of the Lititz, PA, Grace Brethren Church. Your prayers for the Weavers will be appreciated: I received a quick note from Marlin Weaver, our
Noted Brethren historian and Brethren Encyclopedia Board member Donald F. Durnbaugh (pictured here, back row, second from left in the Brethren Encyclopia Board) passed away this morning in a Newark, NJ, hospital. He was not feeling well so he and his wife, Hedda, hurriedly returned home from Europe. Donald Durnbaugh was a noted historian of
Community Grace Brethren Church of Everett, PA (Jeff Peeler, pastor) was one of several recently burglarized, according to a report this morning by WJACTV news from Johnstown, PA: BEDFORD COUNTY — The Weyant United Methodist Church in King Township, Bedford County is a place of worship, a place where the needy can come for help.
Mike Jentes sends along this reminder: GBNAM is sponsoring The Evangelists Gathering, a gathering of evangelists within the FGBC for the purpose of encouragement, conversation and movement. This gathering is for those who believe God has called and given them as Evangelists to the Body. Since many evangelists are not in full-time ministry, we are
The following report, taken from the supporters/prayer letter of new Grace Brethren Canadian church planter Bill Walker, gives the flavor of activities during the recent Explorers Week, held August 7-12.(Bill Walker photo) On the heels of the Grace Brethren Equip05 National Conference we headed right back home to help out with Explorers Week. This proved