December 15, 2021


December 15, 2021


  • Last week’s movie event was so much fun!
  • We had a great time on our CiViL Service Caroling Project!
  • Touchstone received several large donations this week.
  • Thanks that we are safe from the recent tornadoes.
  • We had a really good board meeting last week.




Touchstone Events, Programs & Services   

  • Our students have mid-terms this week.
  • Many seniors are really stressed and some giving up. 
  • Jim is speaking at Rocketown Family Dinner this week
  • Touchstone’s 4th Quarter fundraising drive
  • Several other unnamed fundraising initiatives
  • Touchstone counseling clients
  • CiViL students who engage in unhealthy relationship patterns


Comfort and Healing

  • Melony’s mother will leave rehab soon.
  • A friend has an untreatable form of cancer
  • A friend has breast cancer
  • A friend is at the end stages of lung cancer. Pray for her loved ones and caretakers.
  • A friend with cancer is receiving hospice care.
  • Several students are grieving heavily, do to loss of loved ones.
  • A friend’s heart arrhythmia procedure on Jan 12
  • A friend’s family in the pain of divorce.
  • A friend undergoing painful physical therapy after a knee replacement 
  • Friends grieving broken families and lost loved ones
  • A friend is recovering from major shoulder surgery.
  • For people damaged by trauma
  • Friends working on addiction recovery



  • A friend is job hunting and has an interview today.
  • A friend needs guidance regarding a creative idea.
  • Political tension and conflict within the American church
  • The kidnapped missionaries in Haiti
  • Those suffering from disasters (hurricane, floods, drought, fires, earthquakes, and war) 
  • Our aging families
  • Guidance for friends planning a building project.
  • Those with domestic violence, mental health, and other challenges


Partner Organizations

  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church
  • The Village Chapel
  • Rocketown
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car
  • Overton High
  • Oliver Middle
  • Hillsboro High
  • Hillwood High
  • Nashville School of the Arts
  • Youth For Christ 


Racial Justice

  • Denial vs blaming in education on history of race
  • 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.



  • Concerns about the Omicron variant
  • Wise leadership on all protection requirements
  • Protection for those w compromised immune systems
  • Stamina and safety for all health care workers
  • The revival that could come from our cries to God for help, hope, mercy, and repentance

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