Articles in Category: Happenings
In the Portland area, church and school partnerships are becoming more and more common. The effectiveness of these partnerships in impacting students, teachers, and staff of public schools has inspired the faith community to action, especially the students at Horizon Christian High School and Westside Christian School. These two unique partnerships were the subject of a recent article in The Times-Tigard, Tualatin, & Sherwood.
Sunset High School: Volunteer with students who are in general-ed classrooms but have learning disabilities so they need extra help.
PPS Community Transition Program: Volunteer with students ages 18-21 in the high school completion program.
Second Home in Beaverton: currently recruiting volunteer home providers.
Youth for Christ (YFC) reaches young people by working with the local church to raise up lifelong followers of Jesus. Ministries include: Campus Life, Deaf Teen Quest, YFC Camp, and much more.
Young Life welcomes students from middle school to college age. Young Life's multicultural ministry, focused on kids in diverse cultural communities and those in economically-depressed areas, is arguably the largest of its kind in the United States.