Category Christmas

Christmas Outreach

  The week before Christmas, we ended our year on a high note with our annual Christmas Party and Gift Handout at both Cathy’s Pointe and the North Grand Villas. We gave presents to around 100 kids and ate a ridiculous amount of chicken nuggets. As usual, both parties were full of fun and lots of loud, […]

It’s Christmas Outreach Time!

It’s the middle of November, and that means it’s once again time to start up our annual Christmas Outreach (incredibly!).  This year, we’ll be doing things a similar to last year. We’re going to make the outreach open only to those kids and families who are a part of our weekly activities (approximately 75-100). We’re going […]

Weekly Conversations

I’m often asked what my average week looks like.  That’s hard to answer because I don’t have an average week – they’re all different. But one thing is certain – I have lots of conversations with kids and parents. Some are tough. Some are encouraging. Some are even pretty funny. To give you an idea, […]

Christmas Outreach

Amazingly, it’s that time of the year again – time to start up our Christmas Outreach.  This year, we’ll be doing things a similar to last year. We’re going to make the outreach open only to those kids and families who are a part of our weekly activities (approximately 75-100). We’re going to ask the parents/guardians […]

Christmas Parties

It’s always fun to end the year with our annual Christmas Parties at both properties. We eat way to0 many chicken nuggets, sing songs, read the Christmas story, and have a wonderful time. This year, an amazing home group from Paramount Baptist provided us with a bunch of gift bags to hand out all the kids at the party. So they were […]

Christmas Outreach

We were able to help provide Christmas gifts for 89 kids from 26 families this year. We did things differently this time around, and I’m really happy with how it turned out. I asked the parents of the kids we worked with, “If you had $75 to spend on each of your children the Christmas, what would you get them?” […]

2 Big Upcoming Things You Should Know About

1) We’ll be holding our annual Dessert Banquet FOUR weeks from today. It will take place Tuesday, November 27 at 7pm in the Messiah’s House Fellowship Hall. Childcare will be provided. Mark your calendars now. Invitations will go out to our mailing list next week. If you’re not on our mailing list, email me (brooks@mission2540.org) or […]