Articles in Category: Happenings

Apr 10 2017

Teach One Lead One

Posted in Stories, Happenings, School Partnership Network

Teach One Lead One
They gather every week to speak into the lives of students. Bringing expertise from their own "real world" experience; men and women who do more than just teach a few lessons on character, play games, or help students figure out how to navigate through their academic programs, peer pressure, or family issues. These mentors touch lives in very real and personal ways.
Jan 09 2017

The Amazing Power of Mentoring

Posted in Stories, Happenings, School Partnership Network

The Amazing Power of Mentoring
An Oklahoma City based church-school partnership mentoring program called "Whiz Kids" is taking root outside of their local area. Started just 22 years ago, the "Whiz Kids" program now is active in over 30+ schools in the Oklahoma City area. At least 75 churches participate in the program in Oklahoma City, working with over 900 elementary age school children.
Oct 06 2016

Love Portland Makes an Impact

Posted in Stories, Happenings, School Partnership Network

Love Portland Makes an Impact
Love Portland is a strategic one-day event that offered volunteers a chance to serve our city together and display the love of Christ. The mayor and city leadership have made it clear that one the biggest needs the city faces each year is cleaning up our underfunded schools, especially as our city's children prepare to walk through those front doors at the start of the school year.