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Converge MidAtlantic Church Planters Trained for Action!

Twenty five leaders from 7 new church plants met together for 3 days of intensive training at the beautiful new Ministry Center of Messiah Community Church in Owings Mills, MD.  Under the capable leadership of Pastor Rod Hairston of Messiah...

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Get In The Game!!!

Our community LOVES football!  During November, attenders and friends at First Baptist were encouraged to “Get in the Game” with their Christian walk.  Topics like:  “Game Plan”, “Huddle Up”, “Game Day”, and “End Zone Celebration”...

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Pastor David Pound honored as the Bethel Seminary Alumnus of the Year!

Recently, Pastor Dave Pound, the senior pastor at Berean Baptist Church in Mansfield OH was honored as the Bethel Seminary Alumnus of the Year! Ralph Gustafson, Bethel University’s Vice President for Church Relations presided over the celebration...

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Ordination Council called by Berean Baptist of Mansfield, OH

  On October 27th an Ordination Council was called by Berean Baptist of Mansfield OH for the purpose of examining the conversion experience, call to ministry and doctrinal statement of Pastor Craig Hamm. Craig has served at Berean for over 10...

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2nd Half for Him

On October 10, twenty plus folks from four Converge MidAtlantic churches met for a day of training and connection at Camp Burton.  Led by Dave Scull and Gary Schroeder, these seniors learned about the state of senior adult ministry today and...

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New Church Plant Launches

Plans are in place for the launching of preparatory worship services for Point of Grace Church on Sunday, October 23, 2011. Cleveland and Loretta are being sent out from New Vision Church in Bowie.  To view pictures from the grand opening...

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Coaching Cluster

On September 20th, seven pastors from around the district met for our first “Coaching Cluster” led by Dan Peterson and Gary Schroeder. The purpose of this group is to help pastors navigate the implementation process for the Natural Church...

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Love Lift Ukraine Touch Hearts and Communities

I am grateful for the opportunity to travel to Ukraine this past July and to minister there for the 20th time!  I never would have imagined that God would give me such an opportunity as this.  The friends I have made . . .  the...

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President Jerry Sheveland at our Ignite Conference

The last session of the Ignite 2011 event was held at the spectacular Worship Center of First Baptist Glenarden in Upper Marlboro, MD in a terrific outdoor pavilion setting. After we feasted on barbecued meats of various kinds, and all the trimmings...

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Mark Batterson Breakout at our Ignite Conference 2011

The attenders at the “Ignite 2011” Biennial Leadership Conference will long remember the “field trip” they took to meet Pastor Mark Batterson at Ebenezer’s Coffeehouse on Capitol Hill in Washington DC. After a ride on the Metro, and the purchase of...

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