The Embracing Embrace Series exists to encourage curious minds and hesitant potential leaders to respond with brave acts of courage and obedience and take the leap. Make the calls, emails, texts, the face-to-face conversations and invite women around your table to talk, share, listen and grow together. Here’s Katy Engle; soldier (member) of the Royal Oak […]

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Today we hear from Embrace Leader – Haley Vecellio. Haley is a youth worker at the Fulton Heights corps in Grand Rapids, MI. Haley took a step of bravery and started an Embrace group, here’s her experience! Did you have any expectations about Embrace before your first gathering? I didn’t really have any expectations at first, I […]

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   My name is Ashley and I work at Divisional Headquarters in the Eastern Michigan Division as the Anti-Human Trafficking Initiative Director. The mission of our program is to serve victims of human trafficking in Eastern Michigan by means of awareness, education and assistance. Our purpose is to promote and maintain community awareness relating to […]

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Today we hear from Embrace Leader: Lt. Amanda Keene, corps officer at the Logansport, IN corps as she shares about her first experience leading Embrace. Did you have any expectations about Embrace before your first gathering? I honestly didn’t know what to expect. I was bringing together a group of women who didn’t know each […]

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 Check out our question and answer session with Lt. Aubrey DeBaar, corps officer in  Branson, MO, about her first experience leading an Embrace group.  We hope sharing her experience will encourage you as you consider moving forward with leading or joining an Embrace group. ________________________________________________________________________________ Did you have any expectations about Embrace before your first gathering? I […]

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As you might have noticed we’re pretty excited about our new initiative, Embrace.  The idea of women – sisters in Christ – knowing and loving each other better honestly gives us the warm fuzzes. Really, because being known, heard, loved and valued is a vision of the Kingdom of God. And we want to be […]

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