Grace Mennonite’s mission to the Philippines

August 20, 2014

Over thirty years ago, Larry Vitor, a young, hopeful Filipino pastor picked up an article written by Pastor Richard Early, and he decided to write a letter requesting that Richard be his prayer partner. Richard wrote him back, and this journey began. Richard is now pastoring a growing community church, Grace Mennonite Fellowship, in Lacey […]

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Will our faith have children?

August 6, 2014

[The LORD] brought [Abram] outside and said, “Look toward heaven and count the stars, if you are able to count them.” Then he said to him, “So shall your descendants be.” And he believed the LORD; and the LORD reckoned it to him as righteousness.” Genesis 15:5-6 Outside of Europe and North America, the church […]

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Ending on a high note

August 5, 2014

It was so rewarding for us to have “our children” sing for and with the EMHS choir. The ending benediction in which the children came out to the choir circle and joined hands had special meaning, as their benediction words were directed to the gypsy children they had played with all afternoon. As goodbyes were […]

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New tranSenders commissioned for service

August 4, 2014

Members of the new tranSend class were commissioned in a meaningful time of worship at On Sunny Slope Farm, near Dayton, Va., on July 17. Peter Eberly, lead pastor of Eastside Church, spoke both challenge and encouragement based on Isaiah 42. The Ears to the Ground Family led worship. Everyone enjoyed a beautiful summer evening […]

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