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Partners, September 2017


Fincher NORCROSS, Ga. — After two decades as president of Greater Atlanta Christian School, David Fincher will move into a chancellor role at the end of this school year.

“All my life, I have been grateful to God for the chance to share in both the teaching and vision-casting for what an amazing Christian school could be,” said Fincher, who arrived at GACS as a 21-year-old teacher in 1972.

Scott Harsh will succeed Fincher, becoming the third president in the school’s 50-year history, board chair Fernando Nasmyth said. Harsh has served GACS for 21 years as a teacher, principal and administrator.
YORK, Neb. — A York College campaign, Beyond 125, raised $16.8 million for scholarships, campus improvements and programs, eclipsing the campaign’s goal of $10.7 million.

The campaign began in York’s 125th year. As the 128th year begins this fall, the college’s future has never been more secure, President Steve Eckman said. “By every measure, response to Beyond 125 exceeded expectations, and that means students have a better place to learn, grow and prepare for life,” Eckman said.

TERRELL, Texas — Richard L. Barclay, senior minister for the Stonecrest Church of Christ in Atlanta, will be the new director for SWCC’s annual lectureship, now in its 80th year.

Barclay succeeds James O. Maxwell, a longtime SWCC vice president and minister emeritus for the Roswell Church of Christ in Kansas City, Kan.
Southwestern President E.D. Seamster Jr. made the announcement.

Heritage Christian University in Florence, Ala., hosts TITUS (Teens in Training for Useful Service) Camp, drawing more than 50 participants from six states. Above, a group of campers pray together. Heritage alumnus Ray Reynolds founded the camp in 2005. The spiritually focused leadership camp caters to teens who are ready for ministry experience.

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