February 2006

Osceola GBC Man Runs for State House Seat

From today’s Elkhart (IN)Truth newspaper: Hiler to run against Craig FryToll road funds a campaign issue Published: Tuesday, February 28, 2006 — The Truth, A3Last updated: 2/27/2006 11:04:39 PMBy Aleks TapinshTruth Staff Photo: Fred Flury / The Truth ELKHART — Jeremy Hiler announced recently his intent to challenge Craig Fry for state representative. The 23-year-old …

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Pastor Jim Poyner of the Gulfview Grace Brethren Church in Port Richey, Florida, gave introductory comments to the last section of Psalm 119 to begin this afternoon’s sessions at the southeast Focus Retreat in Haines City, Florida.  

Celebrate06 Promotional Tools Available

April 1 is the early-bird deadline to get discounted registrations to this summer’s FGBC national conference near Palm Springs, California. Churches and individuals are encouraged to download promotional materials from the Celebrate06 website, including bulletin announcements in WORD format, bulletin inserts in color and black and white as pdf files, and copies of the Celebrate …

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Southeast Focus Retreat Underway

Doug Lee (left) of Fontana, California, and Fellowship Coordinator Tom Avey discuss plans for the opening session of the Southeast Focus Retreat which began this afternoon in Haines City, Florida. Lee is leading music and worship for the retreat, which is attended by about 25 pastors and church leaders from Florida and other southeastern states. 

Pastor Leland Friesen of the Brooksville, Florida, Grace Brethren Church, opened the Focus Retreat’s ongoing study of Psalm 119 with introductory thoughts. The retreat, which began this afternoon, continues through Wednesday morning and is the fourth of five such retreats being held around the US. The final Focus Retreat is in Washington state in May.