News Archive - 2019 News

50th and 40th Class Reunions

Published: September 24, 2019

The Class of 1969 50th Reunion and the Class of 1979 40th Reunion are history.

Joy & Love Found Through Sorrow

Published: September 12, 2019

Mark Brinkman g86 was a man deeply committed to his communities. Since high school, he had a heart for bringing the gospel to places in need, and he served as a missionary in multiple countries for over 24 years. He was a leader to those within his sphere of ministry, both by preaching and by example. “Mark just loved the church,” said Patricia (Teall) Vincent g88, Mark’s wife and ministry partner for 26 years. “He loved what he did and had a significant impact on people’s lives.”

50th and 40th Reunions Set for September 20 – 21

Published: August 24, 2019

The Class of 1969 will celebrate their 50th reunion; The Class of 1979 will celebrate their 40th reunion.

Rudisill Blvd. and Broadway Intersection closed for 10 months

Published: June 26, 2019

The Intersection of W. Rudisill Blvd. and Broadway slated to be closed from July 7, 2019 through May, 2020.

Dr. Wes Gerig g51 Receives Eternal Reward

Published: June 09, 2019

Dr. Wes Gerig g51 has received his final reward. Your Fort Wayne Alumni Center has learned of his passing during the early evening hours of Sunday, June 9. His family had shared on Thursday that his health had declined to a point where he was no longer able to teach Bible studies or preach sermons. The Celebration of Life Service for Dr. Wesley Gerig will be held at First Missionary Church (701 W. Rudisill Blvd., Fort Wayne, 46807) on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 12th at D. O. McComb and Son (Foster Park) at 6301 Fairfield Ave., Fort Wayne, 46807 from 3:00 - 8:00 p.m., as well as one hour before the funeral on Thursday at First Missionary Church. Live Steam of Dr. Wes Gerig's Celebration of Life

Alumna Launches Online Business, Organized to Save

Published: May 23, 2019

Lindsay is the founder of Organized to Save, an online platform where she provides video and blog tutorials on organization, budgeting, and efficiency. “My goal is to teach people how they can become organized on a Dollar Tree budget,” Lindsay said.

Moving Forward – 3901 South Wayne Ave

Published: May 23, 2019

We're now in our new location.

Pioneering FWBC Women’s Coach Passes

Published: March 27, 2019

Your Fort Wayne Alumni Center has learned that former Fort Wayne Bible College (FWBC) Coach Phyllis J. Miller g53, 88, died on March 23, 2019. Phyllis was a pioneer of women’s athletics, both as a student at Taylor University Upland (TU) and as a coach at FWBC.

Missed Chapel Leads to Ministry

Published: January 23, 2019

Lynn Becker g68 doesn’t remember why he missed chapel on that particular day in 1966

Fort Wayne Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

Published: January 11, 2019

88 members of FW Campus athletic community are inducted in the campus' Athletic Hall of Fame