Encompass World Partners News

Building On a Strong Foundation

Friday, 18 March 2016 08:00

When a church is planted, and you see a community of believers established, what comes next? For Encompass, it’s here the work of our Church Equipping Network begins.

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More Than a Moment for Missions

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 13:48

On December 6, 2015, Western Reserve Grace Church in Macedonia, OH preempted their usual hour-and-a-half service and replaced it with a key time to connect and mobilize people to be more involved in missions.

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In an article for CE National, a church effectiveness ministry, Encompass' Director Emeritus, Tom Julien, shares his thoughts on how busy pastors can effectively grow their ministries by equipping people to join in the effort.

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Encounter Atlanta Over Spring Break

Wednesday, 09 March 2016 09:45

Last week participants from Liberty Grace Brethren Church (Johnstown, PA), Martinsburg Grace Brethren Church (Martinsburg, PA), and students from Grace College (Winona Lake, IN) joined Encompass World Partners in a cross-cultural, short-term ministry experience called Encounter Atlanta.

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On March 3, two key Encompass leaders did a webinar on the Refugee Crisis-a candid conversation on the refugee situation and what you can do about it. We were delighted that Alan and Barb allowed us to record and share this excellent webinar with a broader audience as a great resource on the refugee crisis. 

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3 Creative Approaches to Church Planting

Thursday, 03 March 2016 06:30

Church planting 101: Find a place that needs a church and start one there. Simple, right? Not exactly. Church planting is so much richer, challenging, and creative.

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Connect & Equip

Monday, 29 February 2016 16:27

Register NOW for "Connect & Equip," which takes place Saturday, April 23, 2016 in Pickerington, OH. This missions conference gives churches and leaders opportunities to interact with cutting-edge speakers, training, dialogue, inspiration, and challenges! The time for engaging our world on mission—across the street and around the world—is NOW!

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Alliance of Churches Forming in the Bahamas

Monday, 29 February 2016 12:46

A group of pastors and leaders recently participated in the initial organization of Grace Brethren churches in the Bahamas, potentially named the Charis Alliance of Bahamian Churches.

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You Can Help Refugees Fleeing ISIS

Friday, 26 February 2016 16:22

For one month beginning mid-late March 2016, Encompass World Partners will be on-the-ground in Northern Iraq and Turkey. We will minister to at least 1,000 attendees of women’s conferences and seminars being organized by our Iraqi partner.

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Former Prime Minister Faustin Touadera has been declared President of the Central African Republic following a run-off election. Many hope this marks a turn from the unrest that has plagued the country in recent years. But supporters of opponent Anicet-Georges Dologuele are protesting the provisional results, saying they do not reflect the reality of the polls.

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