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  • July 2, 2014

    Two CE National Celebrations This Summer

    There are two CE Celebrations this summer and you are invited! The first is the CE National luncheon at the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches “Fellowshift” conference in Washington DC, July 18. Tickets are needed for this event and are available through fellowshift.org. The second is the CE National Corporation Meeting which will be heldContinue reading →

  • July 1, 2014

    CE National Sponsored Workshops At Fellowshift Conference

    Coaching: The Key to Effective Ministry Within Your Church Led by Ed Short – Saturday, July 19, 11:15 am – during FellowShift conference in Washington D.C. Every great NFL team has an excellent coaching staff. The coach not only calls the plays, but continually invests time in training and encouraging the players to run theContinue reading →

  • June 30, 2014

    New Sign at CE National Headquarters in Winona Lake

    The CE National headquarters in Winona Lake, Ind., has a new sign marking the entrance on Wooster Road. Art Bushen, building and grounds coordinator for CE National, has spearheaded the project.

  • June 29, 2014

    Create a Welcoming Environment In Your Church- Jeff Bogue

    Visiting a church can be an intimidating experience for a newcomer. In this post, Pastor Jeff Bogue shares keys to communicating a friendly environment. Leave the badges at home Use greeters without name badges. Greeters with badges look like employees instead of friendly people. Only safety team members and children’s workers should have badges. HaveContinue reading →

  • June 28, 2014

    21-Day Prayer Challenge for Momentum 2014

    Momentum 2014 focuses on the theme, Not a Fan, from Luke 9:23 – 24: Then he said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will saveContinue reading →

  • June 27, 2014

    Over 250 Kids Attend the First Week of Urban Hope Daycamp

    Kids at Urban Hope are learning how to have a right relationship with God. Over 250 inner-city kids are learning that Jesus is the way back to a right relationship with God since we are separated from God by sin. Today is the last day of this week’s camp. Another week is scheduled July 7-11.Continue reading →

  • June 27, 2014

    Summer Ministry Teams Are in Full Swing

    City Life, Operation Barnabas International, and the two domestic Operation Barnabas teams are all involved in either ministry or orientation. Follow the teams through… OB and OBI: tours.operationbarnabas.net/2014 City Life: blogs.citylifetour.org/2014 CE National Twitter, facebook, and Google Plus

  • June 26, 2014

    Art Bushen Has a New Grandson

    Art Bushen, building and grounds coordinator for CE National, is enjoying a new grandson. Kohen Christopher Miller (pictured with his sister) was born June 24 to Art’s daughter Karis and her husband Mike Miller. Kohen weighed 7 lbs 13 oz and was 20 inches long.

  • June 26, 2014

    CE National Sponsored Workshops At Fellowshift Conference

    Coaching: The Key to Effective Ministry Within Your Church Led by Ed Short – Saturday, July 19, 11:15 am – during FellowShift conference in Washington D.C. Every great NFL team has an excellent coaching staff. The coach not only calls the plays, but continually invests time in training and encouraging the players to run theContinue reading →

  • June 26, 2014

    Teach Kids Biblical Beliefs With Mack and Company

    Mack and Company is a kids curriculum that explains each element of the Grace Brethren Statement of Faith. Thirty-nine lessons present Fellowship of Grace Brethren Church beliefs in exciting, age-appropriate language, with activities and pictures to give meaningful challenges to students in grades 4-6. (146 Pages) Order here or call 574.267.6622. Student Book: $8.99 each

  • June 25, 2014

    10 Key Concepts to Attract (and Keep) Visitors in Your Church

    Inviting visitors to your church has tremendous value. Incorporating them into your church family is a challenge. Avoiding common pitfalls, and sharing from decades of experience, Pastors Jim Brown, Jeff Bogue, and Knute Larson, share keys for keeping visitors which should really be called guests. Read the full article at cenational.org/pastorpedia. Capitalize on your strengthsContinue reading →

  • June 24, 2014

    Two CE National Celebrations This Summer

    There are two CE Celebrations this summer and you are invited! The first is the CE National luncheon at the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches “Fellowshift” conference in Washington DC, July 18. Tickets are needed for this event and are available through fellowshift.org. The second is the CE National Corporation Meeting which will be heldContinue reading →

  • June 23, 2014

    Antioch School Partners Forums

    A Partners Forum will be held for current Antioch School programs in the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches during Fellowshift Vision Conference July 17 from 2-3:30 p.m. Please contact Steve Galegor (sgalegor@gmail.com) to let him know of your interest in attending.  If you will be at Momentum Youth Conference and currently have an Antioch SchoolContinue reading →

  • June 22, 2014

    City Life Orientation Starts Next Week

    Students on City Life 2013 City Life orientation runs June 24-25 at the Grace Brethren Church in Norwalk, Calif.  The tour starts June 26 and ends with debriefing July 7. Please pray for a great experience for these students as their eyes are opened to the needs and opportunities to minister in three major metropolitanContinue reading →

  • June 21, 2014

    Operation Barnabas International Begins June 26

    OBI students will gather at the Grace Church of Orange, Calif., on June 26 for a brief orientation followed by 20 days traveling to and serving in the Philippines with field staff Dan and Tori Beaver. Jade Landis, who has participated on both OB and OBI as a leader and student, will be the administrativeContinue reading →

  • June 21, 2014

    Pray for Momentum 2014

    Momentum2014 is right around the corner and our office is busy putting together the details for what we believe will be a phenomenal week! It’s important that we bathe the week of Momentum in prayer and so we ask that you join us in asking God to move powerfully in the lives of our studentsContinue reading →

  • June 20, 2014

    The Operation Barnabas Teams Have Been Announced

    Operation Barnabas 2014 orientation is well underway. Yesterday the students were told on which team they will serve during the summer. To read about how the students were told, see pictures, and sign up for regular email updates, visit tours.operationbarnabas.net/2014.

  • June 18, 2014

    CE National Sponsored Workshops At Fellowshift Conference

    Coaching: The Key to Effective Ministry Within Your Church Led by Ed Short – Saturday, July 19, 11:15 am – during FellowShift conference in Washington D.C. Every great NFL team has an excellent coaching staff. The coach not only calls the plays, but continually invests time in training and encouraging the players to run theContinue reading →

  • June 17, 2014

    Two CE National Celebrations This Summer

    There are two CE Celebrations this summer and you are invited! The first is the CE National luncheon at the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches “Fellowshift” conference in Washington DC, July 18. Tickets are needed for this event and are available through fellowshift.org. The second is the CE National Corporation Meeting which will be heldContinue reading →

  • June 16, 2014

    Receiving New People Into the Church – Pastorpedia

    A simple way to critique a church: Do new people come? How are they received? How are they assimilated to the family? Each area needs honest answers and wise strategy. For sure! This month we address these questions, knowing the issue of relationships of our people with the unchurched is most important and central. Relationship,Continue reading →