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To Norman With Love 2015

Posted by Angela Atkins on

It’s here! Each year since 2010 our church has set aside a weekend to serve our community together. This emphasis grew to include several churches banding together for a citywide faith based day of service. As I have participated in and led the event over the years, I saw the need to...

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One of Our Outstanding Mentors

Posted by Angela Atkins on

Six years ago, our church adopted the Kids Hope USA mentoring program as a way to help at-risk children in one of our local schools. That first year we had seven mentors. Now we have twenty one, including four of those first seven.  When asked by the Boren Mentoring Initiative to pick one...

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Bikes and Bibles, Oh My!

Posted by Angela Atkins on

Twice a week a group of guys works in our bike shop, repairing donated bikes to distribute to people in need of regular, inexpensive transportation though our Bikes and Bibles program. Since its inception in 2004, we have given out over a thousand bicycles—212 in 2014 alone. This past...

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