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The fourth and final At the Table Charis Women Conference took place in Southern California at the end of January. Over the past two years, Charis Women have held regional conferences in Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and California, with more than 800 women in total attending. Grace Community Church of Seal Beach hosted the conference. In […]
Charis Fellowship Conference, previously known as Access Conference, is a three-day gathering of pastors, ministry leaders, and lay people for the purpose of studying the Bible, fellowshipping with other believers, and equipping for ministry. During main sessions we will engage in musical worship and receive biblical insight and instruction from Charis Fellowship pastors that will refocus our hearts on Jesus and what He […]
In early February, Movement Church in Hilliard, Ohio, celebrated the opening of their first permanent home. The church, which was planted in 2012, has been meeting in the local YMCA for the past decade. Lead pastor Mark Artrip reflects on the journey that brought them to where they are now. How did Movement Church start?Movement […]
In November, three Charis Fellowship pastors from northern Indiana collaborated on a traveling sermon series. Each pastor prepared a message from a Pauline letter, and the three pastors rotated through each other’s churches for a three-week series. Pastors Tim Sprankle (Leesburg Grace Church in Leesburg, Ind.), Jeremy Wike (Community of Hope Grace Brethren Church in […]
“We haven’t even begun to scratch the surface of the depth of the resources from God.” This week dozens of pastors and ministry leaders from Southern California gathered for the Southwest Focus Retreat. Dan Allan, Charis Fellowship executive director, led the group through a look at some of the ways God resources our souls. During […]
Waynesboro Grace church in southern Pennsylvania is creatively living out their mission and vision through serving their community and building relationships. One way they are seeking to do this is through ministering to families with young kids in their community. In addition to hosting their first Creative Kidz Camp as an alternative to the traditional […]
“But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; He is the Messiah, the Lord.’” (Luke 2:10,11) I’m not a particularly “joyful” person. Those who know me well […]
Seven years ago, Three Creeks church in Gahanna, Ohio, had the idea of opening a one-day, pop-up toy store at Christmas for their community. The goal was twofold: to support as many Christmases for residents of Gahanna as possible and to support their local school district. Over the years the Gahanna Gift Shop has grown, […]
“But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, He saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of His mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit” (Titus 3:4,5). Christmas is about the salvation of God appearing on earth. Jesus was and is the […]
Charis Fellowship churches across the country have a shared mission of planting churches, training leaders, and doing good for the sake of the Gospel. This mission expands to our global Charis Alliance family, a network of churches around the world who are carrying out this mission. A commitment to this common mission is what led […]
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