"Empowering Independence in the Name of Christ."

ANGIE KIDD, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    Angie was raised in Wilmot in the southwest corner of Noble County and has remained in Noble County with the exception of going to college.  She came to Common Grace Ministries as the Common Grace Program Director in November 2012. Following a restructuring of the organization, Angie accepted the role of Executive Director of Common Grace Ministries, Inc.  Angie was commissioned as a Provisional Deacon in the United Methodist Church in May 2015 and serves Common Grace Ministries, Inc. as her primary appointment by the Indiana Bishop of the Untied Methodist Church.   In May 2016, she was appointed to Trinity Church United Methodist in Kendallville for her secondary appointment where she has been serving as their Deacon since July 2016.  Angie is an occupational therapy practitioner using her skills to assist Common Grace Ministries neighbors with daily living skills to help them move toward economic freedom.  She has been married to her husband, Chris, since 1983.  They have a son, a daughter, a son-in-law and two grandchildren they love to spoil.  Angie feels "blessed beyond words to work with the team and the board at Common Grace Ministries."  She says, "You won't find people with a bigger heart for God and for people anywhere else!" 

 

DIAN LUTE, COMMON GRACE OFFICE MANAGER

    Dian came to Common Grace in 2011 after 31 years of teaching in the public schools.  Dian wanted a way to give back to the community and an open position at Common Grace was the answer to her prayers.  After living for ten years in Valparaiso where she met her husband, Tim, they moved to Noble County where Dian was born and raised.  Tim and Dian have two sons, one who is married with two young daughters, and another son who is preparing to graduate from college in May.

 

 

 

 

 

ANGELIA KRAMER, FRIENDSHIP CONNECTION PROGRAM DIRECTOR

    Angelia came to Common Grace Ministries in 2015 as the Program Director for Friendship Connection.  She has a deep love of God and a tremendous heart for people who are facing need.  She has three children and lives near Brimfield with her new husband, Mike.   She recently completed the first courses leading to Addiction Recovery Coaching.  She has developed a number of local connections for food procurement in her time with Common Grace Ministries.

 

 

 

 

 

 

JANN BARNES, INTAKE SPECIALIST / RESOURCE COORDINATOR

    Jann has been with Common Grace Ministries since 2005 and feels privileged to serve in the Common Grace Ligonier office.  Jann researches resources for needs identified by neighbors and coordinates the production of the resource manuals utilized by the organization.  The ministry of Common Grace is a good fit for Jann's background in human development, community service and Christian Education. Jann has been blessed to meet, and be inspired by, so many people throughout Noble County.  She enjoys meeting people who share the mission and vision of Common Grace Ministries.

 

 

 

 

RHONDA BEARE, INTAKE SPECIALIST / A HOPE CHEST COORDINATOR

    Rhonda Beare brings her strong Christian faith along with her professional business career to Common Grace Ministries.  She has a diversified work career from business supervision, business ownership, home care assistance and management retail.  She is married to David Beare and has three grown children.  Rhonda shines through her spiritual gifts of hospitality and discernment.  She enjoys camping, cooking and hiking. She joined us in 2014 and is excited to be a part of the ministries at Common Grace Ministries.