Articles in Category: Happenings

Dec 16 2013

A new type of school partner

Posted in Stories, Happenings, School Partnership Network

A new type of school partner

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.

Nov 14 2013

Christian Ministries on Our School Campuses

Posted in Stories, Happenings, School Partnership Network

Christian Ministries on Our School Campuses

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.

 

Oct 09 2013

Church works to transform DHS

Posted in Stories, Happenings, Foster Care

Church works to transform DHS
River West Church is seeking to transform a local DHS office to be a place where kids are loved and cared for. So far, the church has transformed ten visitation rooms with bright colors on the walls and comfy couches to sink into, and created more than 400 welcome boxes with a handwritten note to give children a comforting presence as they step into uncertainty.