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Pastor Transitions

Date: 

November 17, 2017 (All day)

Here are reports related to “passing the baton” of pastoral leadership in two GCI-USA congregations where, after many years of service, the lead pastors are retiring from GCI employment. 

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EngageGCI 2017

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November 10, 2017 (All day)

Nearly 300 people gathered in late September in Wisconsin Dells, WI, to celebrate EngageGCI. The theme of the annual conference this year was Engage Neighbor. Guest speakers were Joseph Tkach (GCI President) and Heber Ticas (GCI Church Multiplication Ministries National Coordinator). With 24 breakout sessions to choose from, all attendees could see the practical application of loving others as Jesus loves us. Here is a one minute video with highlights of the gathering and an invitation to EngageGCI 2018:

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GC Ignite 2018

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January 12, 2018 - 7:00pm to January 15, 2018 - 12:30pm

Location: 

Mt. Lebanon Retreat Center
1701 Texas Plume Rd
Cedar Hill, TX 75104

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Hands for Christ Fifth Anniversary

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October 20, 2017 (All day)

Congratulations to Hands for Christ Community Church, GCI’s congregation in Staten Island, NY. They recently celebrated its fifth anniversary. Here is a report from Pastor Mary Bacheller, who planted the church and continues serving as its lead pastor.

What an exciting day it was—celebrating five years of God’s graciousness in leading our deaf church all these years. We have grown to trust God as he sends the Holy Spirit to each of us.

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Spiritual Discernment Retreat

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September 29, 2017 (All day)

This update is from GCI Pastor Doug Johannsen who attended the retreat reported on below.

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Retreat in Phoenix

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September 8, 2017 (All day)

Thirteen GCI members gathered recently in Phoenix, AZ, for “Journey to Wholeness in Christ,” a retreat hosted by the Odyssey in Christ (OIC) ministry. Several participants were from the Philippines. Others came from the state of Washington and Phoenix.

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Baptisms at Good Shepherd Church

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August 25, 2017 (All day)

On Sunday, July 9, Good Shepherd Church (GCI’s congregation in Cicero, IL) held a baptism service. “It’s always been a desire of mine to have baptisms here at our building—this year we did it for the first time, and we hope for many more,” said Pastor Israel Hernandez.

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Engage 2016

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October 2, 2016 - 12:00pm

Location: 

Chula Vista Resort
2501 River Road
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

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ENGAGE FAMILY: Educate. Encourage. Empower.

September 29 - October 2, 2016

Join us for four days of family-friendly, gospel-centered worship and fun this fall in the Wisconsin Dells!

The event will include daily worship services, topical breakout sessions, and various activities for families, teens and seniors.

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