Encompass World Partners News

Engage 5 Team Completes Training

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 11:26

The spring/summer session of "Engage 5" recently wrapped up in Atlanta. Encompass staff helped celebrate their accomplishment with lunch and a special ceremony recognizing each class member's unique personality and contributions to the experience.


Ally’s Atlanta Encounter

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 14:38

Encompass World Partners “Encounter” experiences are designed to give people a taste of what other cultures are like, how God cares for the nations, and how they can get involved. We were excited to host nearly 100 people this June for Encounter Atlanta, and have been blessed by many of the participants who let us know what the trip meant to them. Ally Zook from Wooster Grace wrote this great article about her time in Atlanta with the team of youth who came from the church.


Mobilization Team at "Momentum"

Thursday, 16 July 2015 11:49

The Encompass Mobilization Team is having a spectacular time at Momentum youth conference! We're engaging with students every day at our Encompass booth, and we’ve all enjoyed the sessions focusing on Relentless pursuit of Jesus.


Jonas with Jesus

Monday, 06 July 2015 14:58

Jonas is a 10-year-old student at the Bossembele Hand in Hand Orphan School in the Central African Republic. Both his father and mother are deceased. He and his 3 sisters live with their grandmother who is very old and weak, making it difficult for her to get food. Jonas has been ill for several years and the hunger and sickness has greatly weakened him. 


Update On Crisis Response In Nepal

Thursday, 18 June 2015 12:33

One of the richest beauties afforded believers is joining with complete strangers before the throne of God and finding we are family. A second is watching God redeem a horrific tragedy by somehow squeezing goodness out of it. The Nepal earthquake response has delivered on both. It is a beauty to savor, and savor we shall, worshiping both now and forever before the throne of “Him Who works all things after the counsel of His will.” (Ephesians 1:11)


Wooster Team Encounters Atlanta

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 11:17

41 participants from Wooster Grace Church (Ohio) are here in Georgia for a week to "Encounter Atlanta." The team prepared for weeks by learning about different religions and world views, and by preparing a Vacation Bible School (VBS) program for local evening ministry.



Encompass staff in N'djamena, the capital city of Chad, Africa have not been affected by today’s suicide bombings. At least 23 people died, and over 100 more have been wounded in simultaneous suicide attacks on police buildings.


Encounter SoCal, Encounter the World!

Friday, 12 June 2015 16:30


You’re invited to a challenging week of cross-cultural immersion in one of the most ethnically diverse geographic regions of the country – Southern California! The four corners of the globe will unfold before you, offering a unique multi-sensory experience of learning and ministry outreach.


Every year, Grace College students travel around the world to gain cross-cultural experience. Students recently visited Japan for an extreme adventure, and witnessed a thriving cashmere wool business in Central Asia.


Bible Training Going Well in Cameroon

Tuesday, 02 June 2015 14:43

Training continues to go well at the new Grace Brethren Bible Institute in Yaounde, Cameroon. The current class just finished their second module, Hermeneutics (Bible Study methods). “The men learned a ton,” according to Jason Carmean, Encompass staff member and leader of the institute. Jason says, “This process was completely foreign to the men, but they worked hard to understand and implement it into their Bible study, preaching, and teaching.”

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