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New name, same mission

Posted: Thursday, Jan 24th, 2013

From left, Executive Pastor Kent White looks on as assistant manager Chris Vanden Hoek and manager Cindee Siver check out the workings of one of the large coffee makers in "Charis Coffee" in Gracepoint Wesleyan Church in Brookings. The coffee shop, scheduled to open in February, is one of several construction projects that have been undertaken as church membership continues to grow. The coffee shop will be open to the public. Photo by John Kubal/Register

• Focus always on grace at Gracepoint

BROOKINGS – Encounter grace. Grow in grace. Give grace.

That single word – grace – has always been the driving force of the Wesleyan Church in Brookings. Now it's reflected even in the church's new name: Gracepoint Wesleyan Church.

Executive Pastor Kent White cited two factors behind the name change: "One, we wanted our name to encapsulate a little bit better what we're about as a church. We're about grace."

For the complete article see the 01-24-2013 issue.

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