A prayer request comes via Tom McDairmant for longtime retired Grace Brethren pastor John Gillis, now living in northern Alabama. Gillis will be having hip replacement surgery Nov. 29 and is currently in a lot of pain. The Gillis family will appreciate your prayers for Pastor John.
The Brethren World Assembly Planning Committee met at the Brethren Heritage Center in Brookville, Ohio, on September 12, 2011, to continue planning for its next event, scheduled for July 18-21, 2013. With the theme Brethren Spirituality, the event will be held at the Brethren Heritage Center, Brookville. Ohio. Those in attendance for the planning session
The Grace Brethren Church in Clinton, Maryland (Irv Clark, pastor) is featured today for their community outreach program. Here is an excerpt–to read the entire article, click here. Church drives faith mission with gas discount, good deeds for Clinton residents Grace Brethren hopes to ‘leave an imprint in our community’ with Grace Sunday event by
An Akron, Ohio, area church is seeing hundreds of people come to Christ through their annual “Judgment House” presentation–an idea sparked through Pastor Bob Combs and the Grace Brethren church in Barberton/Norton. In an article about the Grace Brethren church, an Akron Beacon-Journal religion writer said, “Combs became pastor of the 64-member church in 1973.
The Los Angeles Times notes that the tallest high school basketball player in California is playing for a Brethren high school. Here is an excerpt — to read the entire article, click here. The tallest high school basketball player in California and maybe in the nation is 7-foot-5 Mamadou Ndiaye, a native of Senegal who
In this weeks e-zine from FGBC Moderator Bob Fetterhoff, veteran Grace Brethren pastor and church planter Ron Boehm talks about building relationships with people who don’t attend church.
Pastor Doug Black and Liberty Grace Brethren Church of Johnstown, Pa., is currently featured in local publications as Liberty prepares to move into its new facility. Here is an excerpt from the article–to read the entire piece, click here. For the past five months, Liberty Grace Brethren Church has been immersed in renovations. Since acquiring
Dan Allan, pastor of the Grace Brethren church in Ashland, Ohio, opened Monday’s first two sessions of the East Focus Retreat, being held in Ocean City, Maryland. Approximately 40 pastors, elders, and national organization representatives are attending, focusing on the theme “Finding Our Way Forward.” This is the second of five focus retreats held in
Pastor Roy Polman from Beaumont, California, is one of several police chaplains featured in an article this weekend in local news media. Here is an excerpt from the article–to see the entire article, click here. Pastor Roy Polman, of Cherry Valley Grace Brethren Church, spent one year as a chaplain with the Troutdale, Ore. Police
If you are in the Warsaw-Winona Lake, Ind., area this weekend, check out the BMH Books display at the Taste and Trade Expo at Grace College’s OCC on Wooster Road. Sponsored by the Warsaw/Kosciusko County Chamber of Commerce, the event showcases 80 local business and 11 restaurants or caterers. At the BMH booth, you’ll have