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Paul Risser With the Lord

By Ken Walker

Former Foursquare President Paul Risser, renowned for his love of fellow pastors in the denomination as well as his passion for worldwide missions, went to be with the Lord today. His presidential legacy is marked by his implementation of a retirement program for Foursquare pastors during his tenure.

 
 

Features

Matt Kladnik: Sent to Do Business As Mission

By Ken Walker

Vintage Faith (Culver City Foursquare Church) in the Los Angeles area launched a thrift store to reach people outside church walls throughout the week, not just on Sundays. Love The City Thrift Store, says Pastor Matt Kladnik, is “a place for volunteers to serve and use their gifts and talents, as well as a neutral ground to meet the needs of people who might never step inside a church.”

 
 

Foursquare News

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 The Linden 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.

 
 

Foursquare News

Foursquare Initiative to Provide Resources for Global Leaders

By Andy Butcher

Many pastors in countries throughout the world can’t afford to buy foundational training materials from which to learn and teach core Foursquare doctrine, leaving them in a vacuum of basic biblical knowledge. But a new initiative—Foursquare Resources for Global Leaders—is striving to change that by providing easily accessible and affordable materials to leaders who need them.

 
 

Foursquare News

Foursquare Foundation Announces 2013 Grant Cycles

By Rod Light

The Foursquare Foundation awards grants twice each year beginning in January and again in July. Foursquare Foundation Grant Manager Joseph Wainer says Foundation staff and grant coordinators are available to answer questions regarding the application process and guidelines for 2013.

 
 

Central Office Updates

A Letter From the ICFG Board Regarding Changes to Foursquare Foundation

By The ICFG Board of Directors

Taking the action afforded it by the Foursquare Foundation bylaws, the ICFG board of directors has repopulated the Foursquare Foundation board with an interim board. This is the first step toward realigning the administration of the $171 million Foursquare Foundation corpus with the vision and mission of The Foursquare Church.

 
 

Foursquare News

Parkview Living Gives Seniors Purpose Beyond Retirement

By Andy Butcher

As Parkview Living: A Foursquare Senior Living Community prepares for its grand opening this month, residents are looking forward to be a place where they can thrive and discover new ministry opportunities. The newly-built 75-unit complex overlooks Echo Park across the street from historic Angelus Temple.

 
 

Central Office Updates

Leaders to Gather for 2012 Global Summit

By Glenn C. Burris Jr.

Local Foursquare leaders from across the U.S. will join national leaders and global influencers from around the world for the 2012 Global Summit in Phoenix, June 1–3. The goals are to establish a global eldering community; build together a global strategy; refine and strengthen our global infrastructure; and help resource every nation to evangelize, disciple, multiply and send.

 
 

Central Office Updates

Glenn C. Burris Jr. Shares 2012 Theme and Updates

By Glenn C. Burris Jr.

In a recent letter to credentialed ministers, President Glenn C. Burris Jr. outlined several important points of celebration, clarity and communication for The Foursquare Church in 2012. He also announced the theme for this coming year: “Speak: Reclaim Our Voice,” which will also be the focus of Foursquare Connection 2012 in Phoenix, May 28–31.

 
 

Central Office Updates

Parkview Living: A Foursquare Senior Living Community

By Glenn C. Burris Jr.

Funded by Foursquare Foundation Investments, Parkview Living: A Foursquare Senior Living Community, will provide a significant benefit not only to our Foursquare family, but also to the city of Los Angeles. Located in Echo Park, right across from Angelus Temple, the center will house independent seniors age 62 and older.

 
 
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