May 2009

Calendar March-April 2009

Events of general interest among Grace Brethren Churches. Details and registration information are available from the sponsoring organizations or at May 9 – Commencement (GCandS)May 15-16 -Board Meetings, Winona Lake, Ind. (CE)May 18 – Northwest Focus Retreat, White Pass, Wash. (FGBC)June-July – Lancer Sports Camps (See (GCandS)June 8 – Operation Barnabas, Leaders Orientation

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Columbus GBC Building Recognized for Craftsmanship

The Custer Family Early Childhood Center at the Grace Brethren Church, Columbus, Ohio. The Ohio Masonry Association has recognized the Custer Family Early Childhood Center at the Grace Brethren Church of Columbus, Ohio, for its use and craftsmanship of masonry. The Merit Design Award was given at the OMA’s Annual Excellence in Masonry Awards held

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Resting in God

By Ron Dorner The numbers are flying. We are used to hearing the government talk about millions and billions; but what is all this chatter of trillions? Consider what is a trillion (1,000,000,000,000). A stack of $1,000 bills a little more than four inches tall equals $1 million. A stack of $1,000 bills 358 feet

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First Service

The results of months of work were evident when Grace Community Church, a Grace Brethren Church in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, held its first service at the new Grace Centre on March 3. The leased 22,000-square-foot warehouse is located at 6670 Campobello Road. The new facility will also be the office site for Grace Brethren Canada

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May-June Obituaries

Dorothy E. Goodman Sheridan Cole Folsom Jesse D. Humberd Wilda J. Pappas Leonard Rousselow Ruth C. Snyder Lyle Emmett Taylor Harold Ray Van Dyke Dorothy E. Goodman, 89, of Grace Village Retirement Community Winona Lake, Ind., died Sunday, March 8, 2009, at 4:23 a.m. at Grace Village Health Care of Winona Lake, Ind.. She was

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On The Move Bob Belohlavek has been named chief operations officer at ICDI (Integrated Community Development Inc.). He oversees ICDI’s African operations and has additional leadership responsibilities with ICDI’s vision and values within the U.S. based operations. ICDI is a non-profit, faith-based organization working in Central Africa, focused on developing local leadership and empowering communities

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