GWU Alum to Share Experiences from Mission Field

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Jennifer Foster to Speak at Dimensions on Nov. 18

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. — The Dimensions program at Gardner-Webb University announces its 14th guest for the 2014-15 academic year. Missionary Jennifer Foster will share her experiences on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at 9:25 a.m. in Stewart Hall of the Tucker Student Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Foster serves as the president for Stand Out Ministries. She is a 2004 graduate of Gardner-Webb and has been involved in missions work for many years, including serving as a full-time missionary with the International Mission Board, planting churches in the Amazon region of South America.

“The stories of Jennifer’s experiences in the mission field are both exciting and inspirational,” shared Dr. Tracy Jessup, vice president of the Office of Christian Life and Service and senior minister to the University. “It is a wonderful thing to see and hear of our alumni who are making a difference for Christ all over the world.”

Stand Out Ministries’ mission is to prayerfully and biblically plant churches in the Amazon region of Brazil, to internationally and domestically make disciples, and to equip people worldwide to Stand Out by using salvation, hope, abilities, place and enthusiasm (SHAPE).

For more information about Stand Out Ministries, visit

Located in Boiling Springs, N.C., Gardner-Webb University offers a comprehensive academic experience that introduces students to the diverse world of ideas and to the people who think them, preparing them for professional success and for productive citizenship.