Thanksgiving

 If you go back into history 151 years, it’s the height of the Civil War.  Abraham Lincoln is President.  If a state wanted to observe a Thanksgiving holiday, the state scheduled a day to do that.  Lincoln’s Proclamation in 1863, however, established one national holiday for all states to give thanks.    From his Proclamation:  I…

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Give Hope!

Here’s an update on the Give Hope Campaign. We praise God for the generous gifts that have come in already through the Campaign (see the Progress Report at the bottom).  Thank you!   As you can tell from the Progress Report, there’s a ways to go in the Electronic Gifts category.  For that goal to be met, we…

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Volunteer!

Last week was quite a week around here!  Let’s see… Monday – Dessert Theatre clean-up, Staff Meeting, Visiting kids, Digging into the Word with teens at both Aim Right locations, Beginning yard sale preparations Tuesday – Visiting kids, Prepping for Kids Club Wednesday – Boys Club (having fun with animals and plants), Sharing God’s love…

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Dessert Theatre: One more night!

On our Facebook page, you’ll find some photos from this week (Kids Club) and weekend (Dessert Theatre).  There is still space for tomorrow evening’s performance if you are interested in attending.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for the 7:00 p.m. performance, and tickets are $25 per person.

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Making Choices

This article tells the story of a Maricopa County public defender and offers a unique justice-and-grace-filled perspective. An excerpt from the article:“My job is so much about just putting bandaids on what’s already broken. There’s so much prevention that should have been done but, instead, they’re here,” she says, citing specifically the need to help kids realize their actions have consequences.…

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Fall Festival

I’m not quite sure when the Fall Festival tradition began at Aim Right, but we have been having one for a number of years; we invite our Kids Club children and their families, but teens and others from the community often come as well.  This year, Colby and Kari coordinated the event, and their hours…

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