Encompass World Partners News

Former Missionary Lois Schrock with the Lord

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 12:32

Encompass has received word that former missionary Lois Schrock, 96 years old, passed away on Sunday, October 22, in La Habra, California.


2017 Board Vote Results

Monday, 23 October 2017 18:14

During our annual Corporation Meeting held during the "ACCESS2017" National Conference of the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches in July, Encompass corporation members approved the transfer of corporation membership from individuals to churches.


Isaiah and the Sending Church

Friday, 20 October 2017 22:46

“Missions is not the ultimate goal of the church. Worship is! Missions exists because worship doesn't.” ­–John Piper


CALLED: It's More Who Than Where

Saturday, 14 October 2017 00:44

The CALLED series is a collection of testimonies that highlight the amazing ways God prepares the hearts of his people for their role in the Great Commission. Through this series, Encompass World Partners, along with those who have offered their stories, hopes you will be inspired to prayerfully contemplate your own participation in making disciples of all nations.


Shepherding Interest in Global Missions

Friday, 06 October 2017 20:14

Inspired by his first overseas missions trip, Pastor Joe Caruso has been working steadily on the global outreach efforts of Grace Church of Akron.


Our Best Days Are Ahead!

Friday, 06 October 2017 20:04

The Gateway Church community in Pennsylvania recently celebrated their 20th anniversary. Even from its humble beginnings, the church has always possessed a missional ethos in reaching people. However, Lead Pastor Scott Feather believes their best Global Mission days are ahead of them.


Church's Sending Legacy Lives On

Friday, 06 October 2017 19:28

Grace Church in Wooster, Ohio has been around for over 75 years, and they are a beautiful example of a community which sends out its own to reach the Nations.


A New Encompass Award Given

Friday, 06 October 2017 15:11

Several FGBC leaders from around the Midwest gathered last week in Ohio at the 2017 Central Focus Retreat. Along with the fellowship and teaching experienced at the getaway, a special award was granted to a special man of God.


Join Our Global Party!

Monday, 02 October 2017 13:23

Ever been to a global party with hundreds of churches around the world celebrating God’s work? In a first-of-its-kind event, church communities around the planet will unite in celebrating God’s global mission and his work through the Charis Alliance. And your church is invited!


An Unexpected Partner

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 17:13

If you've ever raised support before, you may have experienced a few brick walls on your way. In those moments, it all seems impossible to find that one new financial partner until it happens.