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Learn about how Foursquare is making an impact in your local district. Read some of the local news and stories about Foursquare folks from around the block and all across your district.

Central Pacific

Two Foursquare Senior Living Centers Now Operating

By Andy Butcher

Foursquare Senior Living now has two residential centers operating in two states: Parkview Living in Los Angeles and Linden Center in Portland, Ore. Funded by Foursquare Foundation and overseen by Foursquare Financial Solutions, the developments provide homes for retired ministers in need, and generate income for future Foursquare ministry.

 

Gateway

Gone to Be With the Lord Report (September 2014)

By Foursquare

An updated list of Foursquare credentialed ministers who have recently passed away

 

Great Northern

Districts Consolidate to Form New SoCal District

By Anthony Siwajian

The consolidation of Foursquare districts to form the Southern California District (or SoCal District) is now complete. SoCal District Supervisor Dennis Easter explains that the consolidation creates a “greater ownership of our mission to love and serve the Greater Los Angeles community by benefiting from rural, suburban and urban contexts.”

 

Hawaii

Spreading Inspiration: Mike Kai

By Rachel Chimits | 4 Comments

Mike Kai, pastor of the Hawaii-based multiple location Inspire Church, challenged his church members to find a need and fill it. The result? The multiplication of many creative outreach ministries to the surrounding communities and the birth of multisite church locations. Evangelizing, discipleship and leadership development play a major role in Inspire’s ministry effectiveness.

 

Heartland

Foursquare Fall Festivals Reach Many Kids and Communities

By Jessica Sherer

This fall, Foursquare churches across the U.S. are hosting harvest events that bring neighborhoods together for a fun celebration of God’s abundant blessings and introduce people to Jesus. While games and treats abound at these events, the focus is bringing community members together for a time of fellowship, merriment and, most important, experiencing the love of Christ.

 

Mid-Atlantic

Districts Consolidate to Form New SoCal District

By Anthony Siwajian

The consolidation of Foursquare districts to form the Southern California District (or SoCal District) is now complete. SoCal District Supervisor Dennis Easter explains that the consolidation creates a “greater ownership of our mission to love and serve the Greater Los Angeles community by benefiting from rural, suburban and urban contexts.”

 

MidSouth

Former Hippie Finds Hope: Gabrielle Wheeler

By Gabrielle Wheeler | 7 Comments

Gabrielle Wheeler was born into a tumultuous home, surrounded by drugs and alcohol abuse. She became an addict herself, which almost ended her life. But then she called out to God to save her. Now she works alongside her husband, Jonathan, to pastor a Foursquare church in Albuquerque, N.M.

 

North Pacific

Two Foursquare Senior Living Centers Now Operating

By Andy Butcher

Foursquare Senior Living now has two residential centers operating in two states: Parkview Living in Los Angeles and Linden Center in Portland, Ore. Funded by Foursquare Foundation and overseen by Foursquare Financial Solutions, the developments provide homes for retired ministers in need, and generate income for future Foursquare ministry.

 

Northeast

Foursquare Fall Festivals Reach Many Kids and Communities

By Jessica Sherer

This fall, Foursquare churches across the U.S. are hosting harvest events that bring neighborhoods together for a fun celebration of God’s abundant blessings and introduce people to Jesus. While games and treats abound at these events, the focus is bringing community members together for a time of fellowship, merriment and, most important, experiencing the love of Christ.

 

Northwest

Believing in Future Leaders

By Ken Walker

Don’t tell Pastor Joe Wittwer what ministry he should be starting, or you might just find yourself in a leadership position. As Joe mentors leaders, he insists that they each mentor someone else. He says investing in the next generation of leaders is essential to Foursquare’s future.

 

Southern California

Foursquare Fall Festivals Reach Many Kids and Communities

By Jessica Sherer

This fall, Foursquare churches across the U.S. are hosting harvest events that bring neighborhoods together for a fun celebration of God’s abundant blessings and introduce people to Jesus. While games and treats abound at these events, the focus is bringing community members together for a time of fellowship, merriment and, most important, experiencing the love of Christ.

 

Southeast

Foursquare Fall Festivals Reach Many Kids and Communities

By Jessica Sherer

This fall, Foursquare churches across the U.S. are hosting harvest events that bring neighborhoods together for a fun celebration of God’s abundant blessings and introduce people to Jesus. While games and treats abound at these events, the focus is bringing community members together for a time of fellowship, merriment and, most important, experiencing the love of Christ.

 

Southwest

Gone to Be With the Lord Report (October 2014)

By Foursquare

An updated list of Foursquare credentialed ministers who have recently passed away

 

Southwest Hispanic

Juan M. Vallejo Appointed Supervisor of New Hispanic District

By Foursquare | 2 Comments

Juan M. Vallejo, a longtime Foursquare pastor and former missionary, has been appointed to serve as district supervisor of the new Southwest region Hispanic district. The new district, the official name of which is still to be chosen, comes into effect Jan. 1, 2015. Juan will be installed in his new role at the Southwest Region Hispanic Conference to be held Oct. 24–25 in Van Nuys, Calif.

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