GRANGEVILLE Mardell Casteel of Grangeville will speak at an 11:30 a.m. luncheon Thursday, Oct. 5, at The Gallery.
Casteel said she was reared in a dysfunctional family, but her life was revolutionized when she accepted Jesus Christ. He brought good from her past by giving her compassion for hurting people, especially abused women, and has used her to help many of them.
Casteel, and husband, George, pastor Abundant Life Fellowship in Grangeville. She is the mother of two daughters and a son, and has 10 grandchildren.
The monthly no-host luncheon will be at 107 W. North Street, and is open to all.