Alliance for Renewal Churches Newsletter

October 2011
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The fall mini-conferences, in their various forms are not complete. There is one more "winter" conference to be held at Tampa Covenant Fellowship, Tampa, FL., Jan. 20-22. Details will be published soon. Everyone is welcome to go south for that weekend and join in the conference!


April 20-21, 2012 are the dates for our Annual Conference. Be sure you have marked it on your calendar so you can be sure to be with us.





Don't forget to check out the calendar at the end of the newsletter!

New Ministry in Mexico to Drug Addicts! 
(and an immediate need)
Art Hackett writes about a new halfway house ministry he has started near Tecate, Mexico:

I would like to take this time to introduce to you a newly established ministry that I have undertaken in our colonia in Mexico.   We continue our work 10 miles outside Tecate, Mexico and have begun working with a group of recovering addicts that have a desire to know the Lord Jesus Christ.


Vision Letter from Ned Berube:
"The 20/20 Vision in Action" 


Dear brothers and sisters,


Over the past few weeks, I have led the first 3 seminars related to the ARC 20/20 Vision that was conceived last April just before the annual conference. It sounds a bit ambitious, I know, but it has energized me and the call I've been given to help lead our churches into good pasture. Over a 10 years period, beginning this year and ending in 2020, we will focus on 5 major elements of what constitutes the making of a disciple. This year's focus is worship, not primarily corporate worship, but rather the call to a believer to believe the gospel deeply and to engage God's Word and Spirit in a disciplined way.


We did the seminars in Elyria and Findlay, OH and Spooner, WI. The mini-conference in Spooner included workshops on worship with our finances, (read more)

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News from the Churches


Pastors - we would love to hear from you! If you have news, activities, or notes of special interest to the whole family send it to


Chris Wiegand  (Servants of Christ, Port Huron, MI) was ordained August 25.


Mike Goslar  (St. Paul Fellowship, St. Paul, MN) was ordained on Sept 11. 


Andy Holt  (Ember Church, Westerville, OH) was ordained Sept. 25.  You can follow Andy Holt's (Sr. Elder/Pastor) blog at





Keep these men and their families in your prayers as they take this step.


calendar imageARC Calendar of Events




Jan 20-21    

Mini-Conf. @ Tampa Covenant Fellowship in Tampa, FL



April 8, 2012 - Easter

April 17-18 - MMC Meetings

April 19 - Assembly of Elders

April 20-12 - Annual Conference