April 5, 2023


April 5, 2023

  • Inspirational lives of Cindy Peak and Katherine Koonze
  • The hope of the resurrection
  • Good CiViL Groups this week
  • A friend finished radiation treatment for cancer.



Touchstone Events, Programs & Services       

  • Challenges with some CiViL Groups
  • A CiViL student recuperating after a skating fall
  • A CiViL student had to move due to hostility from a neighbor
  • A CiViL student is recovering from injuries sustained in a car accident.
  • A student recovering from mental health issues
  • Fundraisers for Touchstone at Just Love Coffee in Melrose on the 2nd Tue in April, May, June
  • Planning for Your Best Shot, Touchstone’s senior photo day
  • The Show Our Love CiViL Service campaign
  • A partner church for each CiViL location
  • Touchstone needs additional staff and volunteers
  • Touchstone URGENTLY needs new office space.
  • Touchstone counseling clients
  • Protection for Touchstone volunteers and staff


Comfort and Healing      

  • Family & friends of all who died in Covenant School
  • Carlene is having chemo – some side effects
  • Neil recovery from radiation treatment
  • A friend having severe health problems
  • A friend’s father has systolic heart failure
  • Several friends undergoing or recovering from chemotherapy or radiation treatment
  • Friends caring for aging parents
  • Friends recovering from past trauma
  • Friends fighting  eye cancer, family or personal addiction, sickle cell anemia



  • A friend is trying to put her house back together after an extensive  remodeling project.
  • A friend is starting a new job.
  • Several friends in need of better work situations.
  • That those we love would come to follow Jesus
  • Favor and provision for a friend regarding a building plan.
  • That students in Juvenile detention will respond positively to those who visit them to bring help, hope, and the Gospel. 


Partner Organizations


  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church
  • The Village Chapel
  • Mount Bethel Missionary Baptist Church


  • Mission Discovery
  • Rocketown
  • Youth for Christ 

Higher Education – Interns:

  • Belmont University
  • Lipscomb University


  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car & Foundation
  • HCA Healthcare Foundation
  • Just Love Coffee

Metro Nashville Public Schools:

  • Hillsboro High
  • Hillwood High
  • Nashville School of the Arts
  • Overton High
  • Oliver Middle

Ministry Consultants:

  • Mission Development International
  • Mission Increase Foundation


Current Issues

  • Legislative policy makers at the local, state, and national levels
  • America’s mass shooting epidemic
  • Protection from COVID-19, Flu, RSV, gun violence, politicization of the church, disenfranchisement, persecution, military attack, domestic violence, the predicted recession, and for first responders
  • Justice for those who harbor sexual abusers, all involved in the January 6 insurrection, all races, ethnicities, etc.
  • Our enemies and persecutors
  • Those with mental health challenge

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