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2006, 2018

Blessed Donation

By | June 20th, 2018|Clearinghouse, Relational Ministry|

Last week we were contacted by a mattress company asking if they could donate a 2-month-old king sized mattress (cost $1500 new). Their client ended up wanting something different than what they had originally bought so the company replaced it for them. The company has a policy of donating returned [...]

1406, 2018

Spring Term A Huge Success!

By | June 14th, 2018|Relational Ministry|

Witnessing the eyes of participants light up with discovery and self-realization is one of the biggest treasures from being a part of Relational Ministry. This term was no different! Nine participants (along with their mentors) learned valuable skills in Money Management. "I was pleased and surprised by how much I [...]

2404, 2018

I Felt Like I Was Saved – Dawn’s Graduation From the TLP

By | April 24th, 2018|Shelter|

When we first met “Dawn,” her life was unstable and chaotic. She was staying at friend’s houses or hotels while trying to find a job to keep her and her children’s lives afloat. When she had to give her children up to the foster care system, she knew it was [...]

2004, 2018

Saying Goodbye

By | April 20th, 2018|Shelter|

We were so sad to say goodbye to the Resident Managers at the shelter! We are so grateful for the time Katelyn and Miranda have devoted to the women participating in the Transitional Living Program. They have sacrificed a lot to live in the shelter and be a positive Christian [...]

703, 2018

After Many Obstacles, James is on His Way to Putting His Life Back Together Again

By | March 7th, 2018|Clearinghouse|

Just out of rehab for drug abuse, James has a five-month-old baby boy who he has not yet been able to meet. His biggest goal right now is to get to a place in his life where he can be a good father. His son gives him hope that he [...]

2702, 2018

We Asked Mentors What It’s REALLY Like

By | February 27th, 2018|Relational Ministry|

What is Your Favorite Part of Being a Mentor? "I love connecting with other people, and I also like the opportunity to provide a listening ear. I am too eager to "problem solve" in my personal relationships, and I feel that being a mentor allows me an opportunity to practice [...]

2612, 2017

Connecting Hope

By | December 26th, 2017|Shelter|

It is part of the mission of the Newberg Community Shelter to connect the women experiencing homelessness with organizations in the community who can help them. When we got this note from an employee at Goodwill Job Connection, we had to share it: "I just want to say Thank you [...]