July 2016

Momentum 2016, Before the Mission

Hearts were pounding this morning in anticipation of Momentum’s On Mission day, where youth groups will be branching out to the communities in and around Cedarville, working and witnessing in God’s name! The Jordan Howerton Band uplifted the crowd and after an impromptu dance party, Momentum welcomed Rick Cartegena on stage. Cartegena was excited about …

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Momentum 2016 Gets Real

Slideshows, skits, and shout-outs were prominent tonight as the near end of Momentum 2016 had everybody reflecting. The winners of the week’s Bible quizzing were rewarded with scholarships to Grace and Bethel College and Dave Guiles, director of Encompass World Partners shared letters that were written by missionaries currently serving in England and Japan. A …

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Seal Beach Church Member Heads for Olympics

When the summer Olympics kick off in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, next month, Rachel Fattal, a member of Grace Community Church, Seal Beach, Calif. (Steve Williams, senior pastor), will be there. Rachel plays the position of attacker on the U.S. Women’s Water Polo team. She’s a recent graduate of U.C.L.A., where she earned a degree in history. …

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Videos About Encompass Ministries Available

Over the past 18 months, Encompass World Partners, the international church-planting organization for the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches, has produced a series of high-quality videos designed to help folks understand how they are mobilizing a new wave of cross-cultural workers to make disciples among the nations. The following list helps make those videos more …

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Grace Brethren Grad Accepts Prestigious Fellowship

A 2011 graduate of Grace Brethren High School, Simi Valley, Calif., a ministry of Grace Brethren Church in Simi Valley (Jordan Bakker, pastor), is featured in the Moorpark, Calif., Acorn. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. Dedication to math education Amanda Bierhorst wants to inspire her future …

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Holy Momentum 2016

Following an afternoon of basketball and soccer, and a campus-wide game of GooseChase, student and leaders came to tonight’s session of Momentum 2016 in exhaustion and exuberance. Once the winners of Momentum’s Got Talent received their scholarships, students and leaders were blessed with two speakers. Clancy Cruise, who started Marysville, Ohio, Grace Church in his …

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Students Set Apart at Momentum 2016

Pulled out of their seats and onto the stage, students got some laughs with a quick game of reverse charades that set off this morning’s Momentum 2016 session. That and a video of their friends eating rotten-flavored jelly beans at breakfast! After the laughs came cheers as Jeff Bogue announced that over $20,000 was raised in …

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