Here’s a creative way that a West Valley charity helps inner-city youth.  They opened a coffee shop so they could employ and mentor underprivileged teens, enabling them to earn money, build confidence, and learn valuable job skills.    Java Grounds is located at 8385 W. Deer Valley Road in Peoria.      

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Are you ready for some adventures, White Bus?  Let me tell you about two that you’re sure to experience…     Kids Club.  For some kids who come and sit on your seats, it might be the first time someone has ever taken them to church.  And you’ll have the privilege of safely, comfortably getting them…

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Teens learned about trust and the life of Judas during Caleb’s message on Friday evening.   Eileen has been leading the Bible study for teen girls on Monday.  A special education teacher by occupation, Eileen is gifted in teaching and sharing her heart and God’s truth with the girls.   This question led to much discussion;…

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You’ll have to look for subtle differences here, but this is Edition Normal:   Then Edition Mad-Grumpy-DO NOT Smile:   Then Edition Crazy:   Then Edition Peace-Out, Man:       Brother and sister: Yesterday was perfect weather for playing outdoors.   It seems that when class time comes, I forget to take photos.  We…

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It was awhile ago that I received this series of text messages from a teenager: How can I understand God?May I ask, what made you believe in God?Talk about “loaded” questions!  How would you answer them?  Pastor Tim Keller speaks and writes about the need for Christians today to be apologists, especially when ministering in an…

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Aim Right North is trying something new and has begun a weekly Girls Club and a weekly Boys Club.  These replace the usual Wednesday Kids Club.   For this week’s Girls Club, Jewel divided the girls into two teams.  One team received strips of paper, and the other team an empty box.  “Create something!” was the…

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   Firstly: A big thank you to the mighty team of 29 who generously and collectively gave $11,520 towards the Matching Grant (30/30) Campaign.  The goal:  100% met!  There were individuals who stood in the gap to close the gap on March 31 to help us cross the finish line, and we are…

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