The Fall 2012 issue of the magazine for the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches, FGBC World, is on its way to you. We encourage you to distribute copies to staff, church members and attenders, visitors, and others to reinforce that you are part of a nationwide network of Bible-teaching congregations.
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Fall 2012 Bulletin Announcements

Below are promotional announcements that may be used in your church bulletin, newsletter, website, or e-mail updates. These may be copied and pasted into your document. Please be sure the individual who prepares your communication pieces receives this information.

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Week 1

Eleven congregations joined the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches at last summer’s, Vision2020West. It was just one event of many during the national conference. Read more about Vision2020West in the Fall 2012 issue of FGBC World, the free quarterly magazine of the FGBC. The magazine is available at [INSERT LOCATION] or online at
Members of the band, The Undeserving, call Grace Community Church (Kevin Pinkerton, pastor), home.

Week 3

Undeserving” seems to be an unusual name for a band, but when you learn their story it makes sense. Read about these young men, who are echoing grace in a secular world, in the Fall 2012 issue of FGBC World, which is available at [INSERT LOCATION] or online at
FGBC World, Fall 2012

Week 5

FGBC World is an all-fellowship, all-Grace-Brethren magazine published four times a year. In it you will find stories about Grace Brethren people around the world—from individuals who are on the front line of ministry to organizations that help impact lives for Jesus. Pick up your free copy of the Fall 2012 issue at [INSERT LOCATION] or see it online at

What is your story?

The editors of FGBC World are always looking for stories of how God is working through the ministries of congregations in the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches. Many people are encouraged by these stories. If you have one to share, please email Liz Cutler Gates at
Speaker Afshin Ziafat encouraged students to be bold in their faith.

Week 2

Capturing a vision for the Unseen was the theme of Momentum 2012, the annual Grace Brethren national youth conference. See photos and reports in the Fall 2012 issue of FGBC World. The free quarterly publication is now available at [INSERT LOCATION] or online at
Jacob Wukie, a member of Grace Community Church, Fremont, Ohio (Kevin Pinkerton, pastor), received a silver medal in archery during the 2012 Olympics.

Week 4

Grace Brethren people had center stage in the world’s premier athletic competition this summer in London. Read about Olympic athletes Jacob Wukie and Tim Hutten in the Fall 2012 FGBC World, the free quarterly magazine of the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches that is now available for free at [INSERT LOCATION] or online at

Distribution Ideas

Suggested ways to distribute FGBC World, the only Grace Brethren magazine, in your church:
  • Distribute on every-other-chair in adult Sunday School classes and Adult Bible Fellowship rooms
  • Have ushers make available to each Sunday-morning worshiper
  • Place small stacks at all information desks, entrances, side tables, and sitting areas
  • Announcement the arrival of new issue from the pulpit – highlight one or two stories.
  • Place a copy in each staff person’s office, and in each leader’s church mailbox.
  • Distribute copies in the Visitor’s Reception or Newcomer's Class.
  • Mail with church newsletter.
  • Note arrival of new issue on your church website and link to
  • Announce new issue in pushed e-mails to congregation or select lists. Include link.
  • Create a fun quiz based on current issue—use as icebreaker
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