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Carmeans to visit Yaounde, Cameroon
Friday, 15 November 2013 17:00

Future missionaries to Cameroon for leadership training, Jason and Christy Carmean, will make their first visit to the country on November 18-24.


Jean Zielasko with the Lord
Tuesday, 12 November 2013 16:43

Word was received today that Jean Zielasko went to be with the Lord early this morning.

John and Jean Zielasko served as missionaries in Brazil from 1952-1966 until they returned to Winona Lake so John could serve as Encompass' General Director 1966-1985. Please be in prayer for John and the rest of the Zielasko family. Calling will be on Friday, November 15 from 12:00-2:00 p.m., followed by the memorial service at 2:00, at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home.


Super Typhoon Haiyan (also known as Yolanda), one of the strongest storms on record, devastated the Philippines on Nov. 8, 2013. Ted and Vivian Ruiz recently returned to Manila after missing the storm and are thankful God has been so good to them and the believers they work with. We wanted to give you an update from our ministry partners so you can be praying for them and give you an opportunity to help them with what they now face.


Encouraging Multi-ethnic Ministry
Thursday, 07 November 2013 18:16

This week, six of Encompass' staff participated in the largest multi-ethnic church conference in the USA. More than 1,000 registrants descended upon the Grace Brethren Church of Long Beach, CA for the Mosaix 2013 Conference.


Ministry Support Role at the Chateau
Wednesday, 06 November 2013 17:18

Encompass World Partners is currently seeking a couple (or two individuals) to fill a ministry support role at the Chateau du St. Albain. Workers are needed for 1-2 years beginning January 2015. A previous Chateau SOWer (Serving Overseas Worker) describes the importance of the ministry as well as joys it brought him:


Physical and Spiritual progress in Cambodia
Wednesday, 06 November 2013 16:38

Kent and Becky Good, Encompass staff in Cambodia, are praising God for steady progress in renovating the hub of Encompass' work in NW Cambodia. There are already 12 students living in the dormitory, two of whom recently became followers of Christ.


Buenos Aires Churches celebrate
Wednesday, 06 November 2013 16:34

On November 10, 2013 all of the Buenos Aires churches will have a combined day of celebration. These get-togethers are key to maintaining unity among the churches. A high point is that these meetings are planned and executed by the new generation of leaders.

Please pray that many people would participate and that the celebration would be a time of bonding for the churches.


Ngoumape Francois sends this request, "Please join us for this day of prayers on the James Gribble Leadership Training Center tomorrow (Saturday, Nov. 2) from 8-11 am. Over 200 people are invited [locally] to join us there.


Amish Awareness Conference
Thursday, 31 October 2013 14:56

Reaching out to neighbors and friends is the desire of many Christians.  What if that neighbor were an unbeliever from Amish heritage?  Would you know how to approach him or her with the Gospel message? 


Imogene Burk living in Arizona
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 06:13

A note from Imogene Burk states that after visiting some of her children and other relatives and friends she has arrived in Arizona where she will be living. She is living with her son Ken until a house which is being offered her is refurbished.

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