April 7, 2021


April 7, 2021


  • Weber family visits in Alabama and Knoxville – Great having Alex with us & hugging loved ones.
  • For the life and redemption of Gaines Pugh
  • That the Spring Break COVID surge has been small, so far
  • Getting a front-row seat in watching God work in the lives of those who TYRS’s ministry touches.




Touchstone Events, Programs & Services 

  • YOUR BEST SHOT Senior Portrait event on April 24 – Need 2 more photographers
  • Favor with the Predators Foundation for a grant
  • Touchstone counseling clients & CiViL students
  • New Touchstone board member for late summer or fall
  • A specific CiViL student who is engaged in unhealthy relationship patterns

Comfort and Healing 

  • The family of Gaines Pugh who passed last Wednesday
  • Friends and TYRS clients who have lost loved ones recently
  • The friends & families of those killed in the recent flooding here
  • An area of Melony’s jaw needs to heal better
  • Gamal Harris still in hospitalized, but better
  • A friend’s sister has un-diagnosed health issues
  • A friend’s mother recovering from a brain bleed at home
  • Friends fighting COVID-19 and after affects
  • For people damaged by trauma
  • Friends and clients working on alcohol recovery


  • Those who suffered tornado and flood damage
  • A friend needs new employment in the Fall
  • Travel mercies for a friend on Wednesday
  • Anyone with domestic violence and mental health challenges
  • A friend’s homeless son in CA
  • Our friends who need jobs
  • 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

  • Threats to voting rights
  • Justice in the Chauvin murder trial
  • 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 distribution
  • 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.

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