April 28, 2021


April 28, 2021



  • Saturday’s Your Best Shot senior photo event was a great success!
  • A friend will be getting a new puppy.
  • We have had some very effective counseling sessions lately.
  • A friend’s email service is working again.
  • A friend has a new job with some great connections.
  • The relaxation of some COVID-19 restrictions




Touchstone Events, Programs & Services 

  • John Overton High School students and families in the aftermath of a stabbing last week.
  • The Big Payback digital fundraiser on May 6 – We are aiming for a most number of individual givers prize.
  • Guidance for Touchstone counseling clients
  • That God would bring the new students he wants at CiViL Rocketown
  • Students who have given up on their futures during COVID
  • Touchstone counseling clients & CiViL students
  • New Touchstone board member for late summer or fall
  • A CiViL student who is engaged in unhealthy relationship patterns
  • Funding for CiViL water bottles, T-shirts, and other CiViL items

Comfort and Healing

  • A former student’s wife is recovering from back surgery
  • The family, friends and students of beloved teacher who died two weeks ago
  • A friend who is undergoing chemo for colon cancer
  • Two friends diagnosed with breast cancer, one having a bilateral complete mastectomy
  • Friends and TYRS clients who have lost loved ones recently
  • A friend who is hospitalized with liver problems
  • A friend struggling with mental health problems
  • A friend’s sister has un-diagnosed health issues
  • Friends fighting COVID-19 and after affects
  • For people damaged by trauma
  • Friends and clients working on alcohol recovery


  • A friend who is seeking new direction in life
  • Those who suffered tornado and flood damage
  • Our friends who need jobs
  • Anyone with domestic violence and mental health challenges
  • A friend’s homeless son in CA
  • Divisive misinformation that generates social media drama.
  • The flood of minors at the southern boarder.

Partner Organizations

  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church
  • The Village Chapel
  • Rocketown
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car
  • Overton High
  • Oliver Middle
  • Hillsboro High
  • Hillwood High
  • Youth For Christ – incarcerated students

Racial Justice

  • A reduction in police shootings and justice in those cases
  • Threats to voting rights
  • Racial accountability at private schools
  • Justice for people of color
  • Repentance by oppressors and complicit bystanders
  • Positive leadership
  • Progress in anti-racism movement
  • Social media conflict over race and other justice issues.


  • Improved vaccine participation
  • The revival that comes from our cries to God for help, hope, mercy, and repentance.
  • Protection for all with compromised health.
  • All of those whose livelihoods are threatened by the COVID-19 economy.
  • The safety of our heroic health care workers.