The Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches (FGBC) unveiled a new name and logo on Tuesday November 7th in a live stream video event from Akron, Ohio. We were glad that SoCal’s own Mike Jentes could represent our region at the event.
Charis Fellowship is the new “doing business as” name for the network of evangelical congregations in North America. It comes after many months of brainstorming sessions, research, and professional input.
Charis means “grace” in Biblical Greek and is representative of the congregations and ministries that affiliated with the Grace Brethren movement. Most churches within the fellowship already use the word “Grace” in their title, but it also is found in the names of other congregations not partnered with the FGBC.
A word that means “grace” creates an identity for a fellowship that shares a common commitment to understanding the word of God (biblical truth), living as the people of God (relationship), and fulfilling the purposes of God (mission). Continue reading “Charis Fellowship is the new name for the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches”