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Camp Agape and Morning Star

Agape Families exists to provide hope and stability to families impacted by incarceration. Agape was founded in 2012 in response to the estimated 22,000 kids in Oregon that have a parent that is in prison. The impact of incarceration stretches far past the individual that is sentenced, and their children currently face a number of challenges in their lives including economic hardships, health concerns, academic difficulties, housing deficiencies, and more. Without hope or resources, these kids are placed on a…

Notes from the Roundtable discussion on mental health

If you were in our Roundtable tonight about mental health, these are the resources mentioned. We hope they help you . . . and thanks for being a part of it! Here are a list of helpful resources on mental health and common counseling topics as well as family and parenting tools: Resources:www.ccef.orgChristian Counseling and Educational Foundation; corona virus page and articles on many counseling-related topics. www.mentalhealthgracealliance.orgMental Health Grace AllianceMental health resources shaped by a biblical worldview.Article for Parents: Seven…

Financial Roundtable

We talked about a LOT of resources tonight. Here’s the link to all of them! LINK to the financial roundtable documents

Family Meeting Notes- Regathering

Regathering Update Regathering Commitments  We are committed to fervent prayer. How we regather is very complicated, so we ask you to join us in praying daily for our leadership team and other church leaders as we make important decisions that affect the spiritual wellbeing of the many people we care about. We are committed to loving both our church and city. This means that we get to be like Jesus as we humbly set aside our preferences to meet the…

Family Meeting Notes – Finances

Introduction  (John)  Elder Update Michael Coursey: Overview and Staff Thank You   Bruce Thede: PPP Loan Information   Budget Update (John)  Giving Update  MARCH GIVING REPORT: MINISTRY FUND March Budget: $170,000 March Actual Giving: $169,586.73 Difference: -$413.27 (-.002%) APRIL GIVING REPORT: MINISTRY FUND  April Budget: $150,000 April Actual Giving: $187,612.71 Difference: +$37,612.71 (+25.07%) 2020 JANUARY-APRIL BUDGET REPORT: MINISTRY FUND 2020 January-April Budget: $600,000 2020 January-March Actual Giving: $670,037.35 ($572,027.67 Jan-April 2019) Difference: +70,037.35 (+11.67%) Expense Update January-April   Actual Expenses  Budgeted Expenses  Over/Under…

Daily Devo 5-22-20

An Article from the Gospel Coalition Oregon Churches statement of unity
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