The Faith Witness
The online news and information magazine for alumni and friends of Faith
May 2014 Edition
Friday, May 9, was a great day on the Faith campus as we conducted our annual commencement services. We are thankful for the privilege of training these quality men and women who now take their place along with the thousands of other Faith grads who are taking the Word to the World. Click on the links below to find a recap of the commencement activities.
• View the seminary baccalaureate, commencement concert, awards chapel, and graduation service. Patrick Odle, pastor of First Baptist Church in Elyria, Ohio, brought the challenge to the graduates.
• Pat Duer, Sally McFarling, David Stout, and Melody Mains were recognized for their long-term service for Christ at Faith.
• Sandi Nihart and John Javaux were honored with alumnus of the year awards.
• Several students received awards for outstanding academic achievement.
NEWS AT FAITH
• Dr. John Hartog II and David Stout announce their retirements.
• Special online pricing for high schoolers and seminary students
• High school Jump Start classes will be held June 15-20.
• Plan to attend the Faith reception on Wednesday, June 25, at the GARBC Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida,
The campus is quiet now, but students are still involved in ministry.
• Some have returned to their homes to work and serve in their local churches.
• Some are completing their pastoral and missions internships.
• Some have scattered to different places in the world.
> Three students will spend the next 10 months in Peru as part of the ARRIBA! program.
> Two Faith camp teams will spend their summer ministering at the Iowa Regular Baptist Camp and other camps out West. Individual students will also work at different camps this summer.
> We kow of students going to Germany, China, Japan, and South Africa.
As you can see, for Faith students the field literally is the world!
Keep up with your classmates and friends. Also be sure to send us your updated information so we can include it on our Alumni page.
FAITH IN FOCUS
Faith students, faculty, and alumni are busy taking the Word to the World. Visit our Faith in Focus page to see who is featured this month.
• Giving to Faith—Please consider how you can help Faith financially.
• Update Your Info—Help us keep up with you and keep information flowing to you.
• Alumni Projects—Help us accomplish some needed projects.
• Memorial Gifts—We thank those who have given to Faith in memory of a loved one.
• Presidential Search—Please pray with us for the Lord's direction in the selection of a new president.
• Faith Eagles—Keep up with the Faith athletic teams.
• Seminary Modules—Find out what courses are available and which one could help you in your ministry.
• High School Online Classes—Earn college credits even before coming to Faith.
• Seminary Online Classes—Start or complete your M.A. program at Faith.