This New Year’s Eve comes a stark reminder to pray for the people of the Central African Republic. Barb Wooler, director of Project Hope and Charity, the orphan care ministry sponsored by Encompass World Partners, posted these photos on Facebook, which are shared here with her permission. She reports that about 50 people have take […]
The story of how a young man from the Grace Brethren Church in Norwalk, Calif. (Jeff Patton, pastor), responded to the November 1 shooting at the Los Angeles International Airport was the top story of 2013 on graceconnect.us, based on the number of times the story was viewed. Timmy Ramirez was waiting to catch a
Last week, GraceConnect.us featured Sam Mylin and his Twelve Days of Christmas paintings at Grace Church at Willow Valley in Lancaster, Pa. (John Smith, pastor). On Christmas Eve, the final piece in the series was unveiled. John and Dawn Heffley and their boys received “Twelve Drummers Drumming.” Mylin says the family is active in the church. “Dawn does VBS every year, her husband, John,
A story at Christian News Network reports that on Friday a federal judge granted an injunction to Grace College and Seminary, along with Biola University, in a suit against the abortion pill mandate. Grace College is affiliated with the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the
Ken Lawson, a member of Grace Polaris, a Grace Brethren church in Columbus, Ohio (Mike Yoder, pastor) and a Columbus police officer, has been nominated for an Ohio Liberator Award for his efforts to combat human trafficking. Individuals are encouraged to vote for the recipient on Survey Monkey between Dec 20, 2013 and Jan 10, 2014.
Dr. Francois Ngoumape, his wife, Marie Claire, and several of their children are relocating to the U.S. for a six-month retreat from the violence in the Central African Republic, their homeland, according to Dr. David Guiles, executive director of Encompass World Partners. They arrive on December 31 and will be hosted by Encompass World Partners, Grace
“I felt like the little drummer boy with ‘no gifts to bring.’” Sam Mylin remembered attending the 1999 Christmas Eve observance at Grace Church at Willow Valley in Lancaster, Pa. (John F. Smith, pastor), with his wife, Kate. “That service was so ‘visual’ with the church family presenting their gifts before our Lord,” he added.
The Ohio premiere of the movie, “Chosen,” will be Thursday, January 9, at Grace Polaris Church, 8225 Worthington-Galena Road, Westerville, Ohio (Mike Yoder, pastor). Hosted by the church and sponsored by Shared Hope International, the film details how two victims were recruited into sex trafficking. Also speaking at the event are Vern Smith and Nick Lembo, who
Today’s Stacey Page Online news site reports that Grace College, Winona Lake, Ind., has been recognized for its efficiency. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. Grace College recently placed in the Regional Midwest Colleges category of an exclusive U.S. News and World Report list, “Weighing the efficiency of Highly
One out of three families in North America live in multi-family housing, according to Nathan Wells, a Grace Brethren church planter in northern Ohio. He says that ten percent or less of those people have a saving relationship with Jesus Christ. “This is an area of our society and our world that has been neglected